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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
England / London
Rank 406 415 407
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.24% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £325 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £400 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
+38.59% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2386 2076 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.89% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1432 1283
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) Postfix
4 1 (25.00%) Squid
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat