The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.043% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -7.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
236 188 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.91% 8.02% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 105
Average daily rate £333 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £21.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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