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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.01% 15.67% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 10
Average daily rate £288 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £320 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 October 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 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) assyst
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (25.00%) CMDB
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP