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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 624 612 620
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 16 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.041% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.044% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate £413 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £523 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £481
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -21.03%
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 16 £413 -2.94% 4
East of England +14 6 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £413 -
Cambridge - 6 £413 -
London -14 4 £494 +4.49% 3
South East -18 2 £475 +8.57%
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
South West 0 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 £550 -
Crawley - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (36.36%) VMware
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Private Cloud
3 12 (27.27%) Oracle
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) WAN
4 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.91%) IaaS
6 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (15.91%) Presales
6 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
6 7 (15.91%) Network Design
6 7 (15.91%) Firewall
6 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.91%) Unix
6 7 (15.91%) Windows
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) MySQL
7 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 6 (13.64%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) EMC
7 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.64%) NetApp
7 6 (13.64%) Information Security
7 6 (13.64%) SaaS

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
1 5 (11.36%) Smallworld
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Jetty
3 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) IaaS
2 6 (13.64%) SaaS
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) LAN
1 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) Network Security
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) BGP
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.27%) FTP
6 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.27%) IPsec
6 1 (2.27%) MPLS
6 1 (2.27%) OSPF
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
4 5 (11.36%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Informix
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Log4j
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Servlets
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Private Cloud
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) BBC
3 5 (11.36%) iDTV
3 5 (11.36%) IPTV
3 5 (11.36%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
3 5 (11.36%) STB
4 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) Economics
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Network Design
3 7 (15.91%) Presales
4 6 (13.64%) CRM
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) eTOM
5 5 (11.36%) Office Automation
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CCDE
2 1 (2.27%) CCIE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSD
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.55%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) EMC
4 6 (13.64%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 5 (11.36%) Arqiva
5 5 (11.36%) BT
5 5 (11.36%) Ericsson
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) Virgin Media
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Intel
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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