Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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 Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 851 845
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 12 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
England median daily rate £438 £408 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +0.12% +1.75%
10th Percentile £309 £363 £325
90th Percentile £513 £489 £506
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.72% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Virtualisation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 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
London -28 8 £450 +17.65% 1
North of England +68 3 £270 -30.32%
Yorkshire +21 2 - -
North East - 1 £270 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Virtualisation Consultant
UK

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (41.67%) VMware
1 5 (41.67%) Data Virtualisation
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) VCP6
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 2 (16.67%) VCAP
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VCP6
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) CCAA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft