The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 239 232 239
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.026% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Virtualisation Architect
England

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Virtualisation Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Virtualisation Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Virtualisation Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Virtualisation Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Virtualisation Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Virtualisation Architect
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Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Virtualisation Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Virtualisation Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp