Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 May 2020 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 120 103
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 -4
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 1 3 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.080% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.09% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £221 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.07% - -
South West median daily rate £475 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +26.67% +25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
South West median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 191 276 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.37% 14.71% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 201 112
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £185 £180 £165
90th Percentile £619 £586 £550
South West median daily rate £475 £449 £400
% change year-on-year +5.72% +12.32% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +13.27% +1.31%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.22 £11.17
90th Percentile £61.00 £50.00 £41.02
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +89.19% +5.71% +2.94%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Bristol

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Bristol

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware