The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
Rank 581 608 596
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 13 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Median daily rate £275 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £280 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5173 5354 5191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.29% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 3177 2859
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 480 581
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
England +42 11 £275 -21.42% 8
London +19 3 £325 -7.14% 2
East Midlands - 3 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 -
Derbyshire - 3 £275 -
Derby - 3 £275 -
East of England - 3 £200 -
Scotland +24 2 £226 -35.35%
Edinburgh +15 2 £226 -39.66%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Wallsend - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 50 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (68.00%) VMware
3 34 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (50.00%) Windows
6 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
7 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (32.00%) Oracle
7 16 (32.00%) DNS
7 16 (32.00%) RDBMS
7 16 (32.00%) Siemens
7 16 (32.00%) Manufacturing
8 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (24.00%) Server Building
11 11 (22.00%) SQL
11 11 (22.00%) DHCP
12 10 (20.00%) ITIL
12 10 (20.00%) Migration
12 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
13 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
13 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.00%) Linux
14 8 (16.00%) LAN
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) LAN
4 7 (14.00%) SAN
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) NAS
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security
7 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) Firewall
8 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.00%) Internet
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.00%) IPv4
9 2 (4.00%) SMTP
9 2 (4.00%) SSL
9 2 (4.00%) VLAN
9 2 (4.00%) Wireless
10 1 (2.00%) VoIP
10 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.00%) RDBMS
2 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) Ingres
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) EDMS
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Project Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Build Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior IT Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Java SE
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Licensing
3 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Unix
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (24.00%) Server Building
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.00%) XenApp
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (2.00%) KVM
9 1 (2.00%) Postfix
9 1 (2.00%) Squid
9 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.00%) vSphere
9 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 5 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) WSUS
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
1 34 (68.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.00%) Siemens
3 7 (14.00%) HP
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Sophos
5 5 (10.00%) Dell
5 5 (10.00%) Lotus
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 4 (8.00%) Veritas
7 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) arcserve
8 2 (4.00%) Avaya
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Motorola
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
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