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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 45 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 1.49% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 25.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £339 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +93.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.84% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.17 -
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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
18 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.44% 5.97% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 7
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.60 £28.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware