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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 139 148 144
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.072% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £170 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -57.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £283 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - -
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
385 334 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 10.45% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 181 177
Median daily rate £330 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 60
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +21.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.10 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat