The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtualization Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 414 409
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 10 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.065% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £376
% change year-on-year +41.66% -20.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -21.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chessington - 1 £425 -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Virtualisation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) VMware
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.93%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
5 7 (25.93%) Puppet
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) vSphere
5 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) SAN
6 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (22.22%) Ansible
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) 3G
6 1 (3.70%) 4G
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) LTE
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) AIX
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (14.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (11.11%) VMS
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) ITSM
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.11%) Data Security
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Perl
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) VCAP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.93%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (25.93%) vSphere
5 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (7.41%) KVM
7 2 (7.41%) vCloud
7 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
7 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.11%) SCCM
4 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
5 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 2 (7.41%) vMotion
5 2 (7.41%) vRealize
6 1 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (3.70%) OVSD
6 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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