The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Specialist was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 626 616
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.013% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +1.87% -1.71%  
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 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Virtualisation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Specialist in England

Virtualisation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Specialist in England

Virtualisation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtualisation Specialist in England

Virtualisation Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
North West +19 1 £450 +12.50%
London +14 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £365 -
Virtualisation Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) vRealize
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (12.50%) VCP6
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop

Virtualisation Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) VSAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VCP6
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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