The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Consultant
UK
Rank 593 612 580
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 7 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £481 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Virtualisation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Virtualisation Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Virtualisation Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 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 7 £450 -3.22% 1
London +7 3 £450 -3.22%
East of England - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 - 1

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) HPUX
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation

Virtualisation Consultant 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) FabricPath
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) VMS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
1 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.69%) BEA
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) Sun