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 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 429 429 424
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.022% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.073% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £675 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +297.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - -
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
2741 2176 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 9.60% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1525 1379
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 108 161
Median hourly rate £18.33 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £26.00
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 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 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware