Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.076% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £380 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £353 £338 £395
% change year-on-year +4.44% -14.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 192 219 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.57% 13.82% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 98
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.21% +16.23%
10th Percentile £153 £154 £124
90th Percentile £525 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.93 £12.21 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.47% -30.23% +4.48%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.39 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.13 £25.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.08% +5.36%

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 19 January 2019, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft