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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 105 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £273 £248 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £248 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.23% -23.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
North West

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
201 187 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.22% 10.02% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 60
Median daily rate £375 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £20.25 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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 25 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Ingres
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ingres
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos