The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 185 - 205
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% - 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £364 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.90% +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
493 505 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.07% 7.80% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 327 318
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £28.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DDNS
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (14.29%) Postfix
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Squid
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) WorldPay
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