The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Virtualisation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 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 advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 126 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.097% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2412 1947 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.45% 94.24% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 969 1235
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 146 104
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Virtualisation Specialist
England

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Virtualisation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Virtualisation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist across the Yorkshire region.

Virtualisation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP