The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 560 611 601
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 35 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.016% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.16% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 17
Median daily rate £303 £285 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £176 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £730 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5861 5042 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.71% 9.93% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 2951 2946
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 597 681
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.30 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
East Midlands - 13 £356 -
North West +13 9 £300 +5.26%
Yorkshire - 4 £255 - 1
North East - 3 £296 -
South West +14 2 £350 +105.88%
London 0 2 £330 -51.11% 5
South East +30 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £395 -
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Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 55 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 41 (74.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (74.55%) VMware
3 40 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
5 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
6 34 (61.82%) Windows
7 29 (52.73%) RDBMS
7 29 (52.73%) Relational Database
8 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
9 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
9 27 (49.09%) Manufacturing
10 25 (45.45%) Siemens
11 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
12 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
13 18 (32.73%) Migration
14 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
15 15 (27.27%) Oracle
15 15 (27.27%) DNS
16 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
16 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
17 13 (23.64%) System Integration Testing
18 12 (21.82%) Server Building
19 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
19 10 (18.18%) HP
19 10 (18.18%) SQL
19 10 (18.18%) DHCP
19 10 (18.18%) Degree

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) NAS
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) Network Security
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) Firewall
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.64%) IPv4
5 2 (3.64%) SMTP
5 2 (3.64%) SSL
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (52.73%) RDBMS
2 29 (52.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) Ingres
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) EDMS
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (49.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Technical Leader
2 10 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Project Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Build Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Technician
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Licensing
3 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Migration
2 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
4 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
5 13 (23.64%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Server Building
7 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 8 (14.55%) ITIL
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.09%) Software Licensing
10 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.45%) Project Management
10 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.64%) Change Management
11 2 (3.64%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
11 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.82%) Remediation Plan
12 1 (1.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 41 (74.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) KVM
7 1 (1.82%) Postfix
7 1 (1.82%) Squid
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.82%) Xen
7 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 5 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 4 (7.27%) WSUS
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.64%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) VMware
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) Siemens
4 15 (27.27%) Oracle
5 10 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 4 (7.27%) Sophos
7 4 (7.27%) Veritas
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) IronPort
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Motorola
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.82%) arcserve
9 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.82%) LANDesk