Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Virtual Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.068% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £350 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £315 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 205 175 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.89% 12.34% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 93
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +3.33% +8.30%
10th Percentile £134 £163 £164
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.11 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -15.78% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £16.24 £23.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +9.35% -13.33%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware