The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £312
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 - £35.00
Microsoft Virtual Server
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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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
212 224 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.74% 10.38% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 96 78
Average daily rate £313 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £126 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 35 35
Average hourly rate £13.10 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco