The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£248 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.17 -
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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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
204 94 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.62% 7.64% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 41 55
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £326 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% +10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM