The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Technical Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 642 642
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Technical Architect 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £463 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £475
% change year-on-year - -2.63%  
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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Virtualisation Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Technical Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Technical Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Virtualisation Technical 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 featuring Virtualisation Technical Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

Virtualisation Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp