The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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 Specialist
England / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 273 265
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.022% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
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 7635 9294 9491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.48% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4340 5705 5188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 379 467
Median hourly rate £17.68 £17.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.02% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.25 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Virtualisation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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