The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 22 July 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 Scotland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 128 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2485 2325 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.80% 94.02% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1130 1144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Virtualisation Consultant
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Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Virtualisation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Virtualisation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) PlateSpin
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) PlateSpin