The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 112 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.045% 0.081% -
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £185 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £248 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.23% -23.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
228 247 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.26% 9.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 132
Median daily rate £419 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 1 £225 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel