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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 84 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 2.65% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£245 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.17 -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
142 113 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.48% 8.61% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 66
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £231 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £18.75 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 2 £245 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension