The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 641 645 619
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 7 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £525 £423 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £363 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £666 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £663 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+56.80% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Virtualisation Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 7 £525 +24.26%
North West +13 3 £663 +56.80%
South East +15 2 - -
Cheshire +4 2 £800 +89.34%
Warrington - 2 £800 -
Manchester -11 1 £525 -
London -14 1 £418 -17.73%
East of England - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £525 -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Virtualisation Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) VMware
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) SaaS
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) IaaS
4 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) XenApp
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 7

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) IaaS
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) MPLS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) VXLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Informix
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) JDBC
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Servlets
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) WSDL
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) CCIE
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) VCAP
5 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.85%) CCDE
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSD
5 1 (3.85%) VCP5
5 1 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) AppSense
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.85%) BT
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.85%) Reuters
7 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas