The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 88 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.69% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 5.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£325 £250 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £286 £335
% change year-on-year
+20.52% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

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

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
186 165 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.11% 12.70% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 101 89
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.74 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.80 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 4 - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) SSH
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Informatica
5 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) SSH
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos