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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £286 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.77% -14.55%
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
37 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.04% 16.35% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 6
Average daily rate £250 £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £378 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £22.75 £15.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.77% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) R

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle