Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 197 234
Rank change year-on-year -15 +37 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.019% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
North West median daily rate £425 - £600
England median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £31.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,589 5,197 7,237
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,469 3,145 4,389
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 287 308
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.00 £11.31
90th Percentile £50.38 £50.60 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the North West

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the North West

Virtualisation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 3 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Virtualisation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Product Management
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Product Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware