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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 578 554 522
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.019% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £365 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £555 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.43%
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -12 7 £400 -3.03%
London -10 4 £388 +3.33%
East of England - 1 £310 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Virtualisation Consultant
UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (79.17%) VMware
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) vSphere
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) MCITP
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.50%) XenApp
8 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.50%) SCOM
8 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) JMS
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) EMC Centera
1 1 (4.17%) SecurID
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
1 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Validation
2 2 (8.33%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.83%) MCITP
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) VCAP
7 1 (4.17%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (8.33%) UAG
5 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) KVM
6 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) CA LISA
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin