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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 56 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.09% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 12.16% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £312
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 - £35.00
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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
74 111 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.96% 15.27% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 31
Average daily rate £325 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Terminal Services
2 9 (90.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (90.00%) ISA Server
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) BladeLogic
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 2000
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Intel
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
4 7 (70.00%) SLA
4 7 (70.00%) NAS
4 7 (70.00%) Change Management
4 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (60.00%) Clustering
5 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) SCOM
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
1 9 (90.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
1 7 (70.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) zOS
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Terminal Services
1 9 (90.00%) ISA Server
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
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