The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Architect was £402 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 April 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 271 260
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.073% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.032% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £402 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £590 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -2.66% +8.55%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7739 9290 9545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.94% 95.42% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4401 5715 5232
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 378 466
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.48 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Architect in the South East

Virtualisation Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Architect in the South East

Virtualisation Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Hampshire - 3 £402 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Virtualisation Architect
England

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South East region featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCDP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) DAB
1 3 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) DAB
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCDP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft