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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 626 625 625
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 12 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £415 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £438
% change year-on-year
- +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 9 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 1 July 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 +3 11 £415 -10.75%
London -6 6 £415 -9.78%
Hounslow - 5 £415 -
West Yorkshire +6 4 - -
Yorkshire +4 4 - -
Bradford - 4 - -
South East +6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (72.00%) VMware
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) Clustering
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (24.00%) Replication
5 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
6 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (20.00%) VMS
6 5 (20.00%) Dell
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) MySQL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) Sybase
7 4 (16.00%) DB2

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
1 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) VMS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Analytics
1 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (8.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) V-Model
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) MCSD
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) XenApp
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Sybase
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.00%) Green Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp