The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 31 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 Sheffield 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 179 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.56% 90.86% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 112 92
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 20
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +99.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Virtualisation Specialist
South Yorkshire

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Virtualisation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Virtualisation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Virtualisation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix