The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 568 561 573
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.019% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.27% +22.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £423 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.53% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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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 -9 9 £450 +7.14% 6
South East -10 5 £450 +29.49% 2
London -2 4 £475 +12.42% 2
Berkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Hampshire -12 2 £405 +16.54%
Reading - 2 £475 - 1
City of London - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Telford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wrexham - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 14 (73.68%) VMware
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) vSphere
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (10.53%) High Availability
8 2 (10.53%) VCAP
8 2 (10.53%) vCloud
8 2 (10.53%) XenApp
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.53%) MCITP
8 2 (10.53%) PlateSpin

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EMC Centera
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) VCAP
4 1 (5.26%) VCP5
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCA
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) NFS
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) CA LISA
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
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