The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 560 541 557
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 12 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.025% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.027% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
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£378 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £555 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.84%
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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Virtualisation Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
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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
South East +5 8 £378 -8.48%
London +11 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Virtualisation Consultant
UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (75.00%) VMware
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (30.00%) SCCM
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (15.00%) SCOM
7 3 (15.00%) MCSE
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.00%) MCITP

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) JMS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) EMC Centera
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) VCAP
6 1 (5.00%) VTSP
6 1 (5.00%) VCP5
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) CCA
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) vCloud
5 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (10.00%) UAG
6 1 (5.00%) KVM
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) CA LISA
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat