The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - 86 72
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.14% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category - 1.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £245 -
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.24% 8.28% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 38
Median daily rate £425 £368 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 20
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.85 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £30.00 £14.21
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Buckinghamshire region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire