The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Architect
Rank 596 580 545
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £550 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £550 £373
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +47.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 11 £375 -31.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £350 - 1
South East -11 4 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 3 £350 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
London - 2 £424 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (53.33%) VMware
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (33.33%) OLTP
4 5 (33.33%) Intel
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) vCloud
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) OLTP
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) HACMP
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Celerra
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) GPFS
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Intel
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
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