The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 42 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% - 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% - 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.38% 19.51% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
Average daily rate £328 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft Virtual Server
South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
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Microsoft Virtual Server
South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Email Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense