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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Architect
Rank 571 574 536
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £519 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £414 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £624 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
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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
London +5 1 £473 -27.30%
South West - - - - 1
Virtualisation Architect
UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) VMware
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
3 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) Intel
3 7 (41.18%) OLTP
3 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (41.18%) N-Tier
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) vCloud
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
8 2 (11.76%) SAN

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (41.18%) OLTP
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Celerra
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) vCloud
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Intel
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) F5
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