Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Specialist was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Specialist
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 356 384
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
South East median daily rate £414 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +3.66% -13.68%
England median daily rate £300 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -29.41% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 15,611 14,299 17,203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 93.73% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,334 8,459 10,150
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 737 890
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.11
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

Virtualisation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Specialist in the South East

Virtualisation Specialist
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 Specialist in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Specialist in the South East

Virtualisation Specialist
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 Specialist within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Buckinghamshire - 1 £414 -
Thames Valley - 1 £414 -
Virtualisation Specialist
England

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Virtualisation Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

Virtualisation Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware