The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 584 490 565
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +75
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate £415 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £293 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £452 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Virtualisation Consultant
UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West - 3 £433 -
London -26 2 £375 -6.83% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 4
Virtualisation Consultant
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Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) VMware
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) VCDX
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) NFS
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin