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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 563 563 530
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 27 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 19
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £295 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.33 -
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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
5249 4969 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 9.83% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2797 2476
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 611 560
Average hourly rate £16.71 £16.92 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
South East -25 9 £291 - 2
London - 9 £425 - 3
North West -30 4 £248 -
South West -9 3 £308 -5.38%
East of England +3 1 £300 -4.00%
Yorkshire -28 1 £225 -
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Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 57 (91.94%) Windows
2 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 37 (59.68%) SAN
4 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (46.77%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) VMware
5 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
6 26 (41.94%) DNS
7 25 (40.32%) Oracle
8 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (37.10%) HP
10 22 (35.48%) Finance
11 21 (33.87%) Linux
12 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
13 19 (30.65%) NAS
13 19 (30.65%) Capacity Management
13 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
14 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
14 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
15 17 (27.42%) DHCP
15 17 (27.42%) Migration
15 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (24.19%) Symantec
16 15 (24.19%) Workflow
17 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
17 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
17 14 (22.58%) C
18 13 (20.97%) UNIX

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) IaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (59.68%) SAN
2 26 (41.94%) DNS
3 19 (30.65%) NAS
4 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 17 (27.42%) DHCP
6 13 (20.97%) FTP
7 9 (14.52%) LAN
7 9 (14.52%) WAN
8 8 (12.90%) Firewall
9 7 (11.29%) SSH
9 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (9.68%) SMTP
11 4 (6.45%) VPN
11 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.84%) Network Security
12 3 (4.84%) VoIP
13 2 (3.23%) Intranet
13 2 (3.23%) FCoE
14 1 (1.61%) DDNS
14 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) MS Access
3 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) DTS
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Administrator
2 11 (17.74%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) VMWare Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.13%) Client/Server
3 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (91.94%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (33.87%) Linux
5 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (20.97%) UNIX
8 12 (19.35%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Capacity Management
2 17 (27.42%) Migration
3 15 (24.19%) Workflow
4 10 (16.13%) Workflow Management
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.84%) Server Hardening
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.84%) Service Management
8 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) C
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) MCSE
3 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) MCP
4 6 (9.68%) MCITP
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
3 13 (20.97%) vSphere
4 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
5 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (11.29%) NFS
7 5 (8.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (6.45%) Veritas File System
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.23%) XenApp
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) NetBackup
2 10 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (12.90%) SCCM
4 7 (11.29%) SCOM
5 6 (9.68%) MOM
6 5 (8.06%) SCVMM
7 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
8 3 (4.84%) WSUS
9 2 (3.23%) SnapVault
9 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) VMware
3 25 (40.32%) Oracle
4 23 (37.10%) HP
5 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 15 (24.19%) Symantec
7 13 (20.97%) NetApp
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco
9 11 (17.74%) Sybase
10 10 (16.13%) Sun
10 10 (16.13%) Citrix
11 7 (11.29%) SAP
12 6 (9.68%) IBM
13 5 (8.06%) Informatica
13 5 (8.06%) Veritas
13 5 (8.06%) Brocade
13 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
14 4 (6.45%) Cognos
15 3 (4.84%) Siemens
15 3 (4.84%) McAfee
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