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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 626 606 605
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 22 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.041% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 6
Median daily rate £413 £450 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £563
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -32.44%
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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 22 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 26 May 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 -9 21 £413 -8.33%
East of England +19 8 £413 -
Cambridge - 8 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £413 -
London -9 4 £575 +24.66%
South East -11 3 £475 +8.57%
City of London +41 2 £663 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £600 -
North West -22 1 £600 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
Staines - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (48.72%) VMware
1 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) EMC
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) SaaS
3 8 (20.51%) IaaS
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Unix
5 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 5 (12.82%) Presales
6 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
6 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.82%) MySQL
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) Solaris
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 5 (12.82%) BT
6 5 (12.82%) Telecoms

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 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.26%) Smallworld
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) IaaS
1 8 (20.51%) SaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) BGP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) OSPF
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VXLAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) Informix
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Log4j
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) J2EE
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Servlets
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) BBC
2 4 (10.26%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.26%) IPTV
2 4 (10.26%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) STB
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Information Security
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Presales
4 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) ERP
5 4 (10.26%) eTOM
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) CCIE
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCDE
4 1 (2.56%) CCDP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSD
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VCAP
4 1 (2.56%) VCP5
4 1 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
2 8 (20.51%) EMC
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) NetApp
4 5 (12.82%) BT
4 5 (12.82%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Arqiva
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Ericsson
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Virgin Media
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Siebel
8 1 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.56%) TIBCO