The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 555 535 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Virtualisation Specialist
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Virtualisation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Virtualisation Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
London -7 1 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Virtualisation Specialist
UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) UDDI
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Competitive Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
6 1 (11.11%) Intel