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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 650 649 620
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 3 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Median daily rate £398 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £331 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £331 £380
% change year-on-year
+34.33% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 6 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 29 September 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 +5 3 £398 +6.00% 1
South East - 2 £445 -
London -8 1 £350 -15.15%
Berkshire - 1 £445 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £445 -

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) VMware
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
4 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (33.33%) Replication
4 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (33.33%) Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) VMS
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Sybase
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Big Data

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 (6.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) FabricPath
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) vRealize
2 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Sybase
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) BEA
6 1 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.67%) Sun