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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - 204 207
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.074% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category - 0.75% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £274 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.17
Microsoft Virtual Server
London

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
392 535 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.33% 9.84% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 424
Median daily rate £470 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £31.00 £121.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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
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 27 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) French Language
2 2 (66.67%) German Language
2 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (66.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (66.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) IBM