The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 125 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.076% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
2430 2202 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.43% 92.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1083 1282
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Virtualisation Specialist
UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Virtualisation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Virtualisation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Virtualisation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Virtualisation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Virtualisation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp