The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 260 260 245
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £280 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.17
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1174 1247 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.16% 13.23% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 619 532
Median daily rate £390 £365 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 156 137
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% +25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £40.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the South East region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £280 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware