The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £265 £351
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
508 257 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.02% 8.53% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 121 101
Median daily rate £355 £324 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.09 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +73.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £11.30 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
Glasgow - 1 £100 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) CommVault
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Informix
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) Simpana
2 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) CommVault
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 1 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel