Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 360 373
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.061% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.065% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
South East median daily rate - £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.48% +16.67%
England median daily rate £540 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £55.00
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,556 15,395 16,075
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.67% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,332 9,121 9,631
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £253 £241 £230
90th Percentile £579 £570 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 635 788
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Virtualisation Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware