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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Architect
UK
Rank 598 610 601
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.036% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £588 £479 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £408 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £580 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £533 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.33% +33.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 7 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +26 10 £588 +22.65%
London +17 6 £438 +2.94%
South East +22 4 £700 +16.66%
City of London - 3 £575 -
Oxford - 3 £700 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £700 -
Berkshire +19 1 - -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 11 (68.75%) VMware
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Replication
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Zerto
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) Servlets
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) WSDL
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
1 1 (6.25%) vMotion
1 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Zerto
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Isilon
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle