The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 - 436 436
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.042% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category - 0.44% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £419 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.58%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2714 2275 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.95% 9.62% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1487 1446
Median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 95 170
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £33.75
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) VMS
3 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) OLAP
5 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (44.44%) PaaS
5 8 (44.44%) IaaS
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (38.89%) NetApp
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) PowerShell

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) IaaS
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (44.44%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) FCoE
3 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) OLAP
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) French Language
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
1 2 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Support Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) VMS
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CEH
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
5 3 (16.67%) NFS
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (16.67%) SnapVault
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) Novell
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Qualys
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) SAP