The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 606 597 583
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 16 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.041% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.043% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate £413 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £523 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £481
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -21.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Virtualisation Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Virtualisation Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Virtualisation Architect across the England region.

Virtualisation Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Virtualisation Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Virtualisation Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Architect across the England region.

Virtualisation Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +16 6 £413 -
London -22 4 £494 +4.49% 3
South East -18 2 £475 +8.57%
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
South West +7 1 £400 -
Virtualisation Architect
UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Architect in their job title.

1 16 (44.44%) VMware
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) IaaS
4 7 (19.44%) Private Cloud
4 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
4 7 (19.44%) Presales
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) MySQL
5 6 (16.67%) CRM
5 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (16.67%) NetApp
5 6 (16.67%) SaaS
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (13.89%) Network Security
6 5 (13.89%) STB
6 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
6 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
6 5 (13.89%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (13.89%) Virgin Media

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
1 5 (13.89%) Smallworld
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Jetty
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) SaaS
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) Informix
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Log4j
1 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Servlets
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
1 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (19.44%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) BBC
2 5 (13.89%) iDTV
2 5 (13.89%) IPTV
2 5 (13.89%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) STB
3 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Economics
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Presales
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) eTOM
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCDE
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.56%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) EMC
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) NetApp
5 5 (13.89%) Arqiva
5 5 (13.89%) BT
5 5 (13.89%) Ericsson
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) Virgin Media
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Intel
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) AppSense
8 1 (2.78%) Axway
8 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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