The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Consultant
UK / England
Rank 570 603 578
Rank change year-on-year +33 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Virtualisation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Virtualisation Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Consultant in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Consultant in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtualisation Consultant in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtualisation Consultant in England

Virtualisation Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
London +30 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Virtualisation Consultant
UK

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Virtualisation Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) vCloud
5 2 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) PaaS
5 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) IaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) HPUX
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Coaching
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp