The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - 61 52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category - 5.33% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £250
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.05% 9.74% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £9.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Mainframe

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) BladeLogic
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware