The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank - 105 106
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.098% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category - 1.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
214 168 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.59% 8.26% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 58 52
Average daily rate £303 £288 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 45 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -31.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Birmingham - - - - 2
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