Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Architect was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtualization Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 189 202
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.043% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
East of England median daily rate £519 - £500
10th Percentile £485 - £475
90th Percentile £554 - £525
England median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4766 4625 5655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 95.74% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2740 2671 3312
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 368 536
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.36 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Architect in the East of England

Virtualisation Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtualisation Architect in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Architect in the East of England

Virtualisation Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £519 -
Virtualisation Architect
England

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Virtualisation Architect 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 across the East of England region featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible