Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Virtual Environments skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Environments over the 6 months to 13 August 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 Environments
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 89 77
Rank change year-on-year +36 -12 +24
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 6 15 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.10% 0.99% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.12% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 30
Median daily rate - £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.77% -19.32%
South East median daily rate £390 £475 £414
% change year-on-year -17.89% +14.73% -17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Environments is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 454 1,339 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.15% 88.38% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 738 880
Median daily rate £450 £440 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +9.66% +0.31%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £451 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +0.17% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 63 92
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +24.42% -3.55%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.87 £10.35
90th Percentile £44.70 £46.54 £43.75
Median hourly rate £31.61 £31.75 £24.38
% change year-on-year -0.44% +30.26% +26.33%

Virtual Environments
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Virtual Environments as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Environments within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +30 6 - - 2
Virtual Environments
South East

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Environments 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Virtual Environments.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSL
1 6 (100.00%) MCAD
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCPD
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Virtual Environments
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSL
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCAD
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCPD
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft