The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Virtualisation Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 608 630 595
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.026% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £525 £423 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £409 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £698 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £663 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+56.80% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North West +16 3 £663 +56.80%
South East +16 2 - -
London -12 1 £418 -17.73%
East of England - 1 - -
Virtualisation Architect
UK

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Virtualisation Architect 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 England region featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) VMware
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) SaaS
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) IaaS
4 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Solaris
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.00%) XenApp
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) IaaS
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Informix
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) JDBC
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) Servlets
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) WSDL
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) VCAP
5 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) CCDE
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) MCSD
5 1 (4.00%) VCP5
5 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) AppSense
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
8 1 (4.00%) Reuters
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas