The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £255
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.60% 16.99% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 10
Average daily rate £250 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £15.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £19.30 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
4 3 (50.00%) assyst
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Front Office
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix