The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
England / South West
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.031%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.19% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 - -

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
291 343 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.89% 11.37% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 203 152
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 38
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat