Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 17 June 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.

Virtual Servers
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 101 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.02% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Birmingham median daily rate £365 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.57% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £250 £350 £413
% change year-on-year -28.57% -15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Virtual Servers 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 196 197 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.92% 13.23% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 92
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% +19.32%
10th Percentile £173 £153 £120
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.53 £15.00 £13.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +12.30% -16.52%
10th Percentile £11.02 £8.39 £9.70
90th Percentile £19.83 £42.50 £18.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +7.41%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Virtual Servers.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Server Management
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Virtual Servers
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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle