The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Consultant
UK
Rank 579 629 612
Rank change year-on-year +50 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 4 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.022% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Virtualisation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Consultant in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Consultant in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtualisation Consultant in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtualisation Consultant in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +43 4 £450 - 3
London +33 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £550 -

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Virtualisation Consultant 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 featuring Virtualisation Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) VMware
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) IaaS
6 2 (15.38%) vCloud
6 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
6 2 (15.38%) PaaS
6 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) HPUX

Virtualisation Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) HPUX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.69%) BEA
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sun