Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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 Environments
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 82 94
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 8 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.54% 2.19% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.63% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +22.25%
10th Percentile £308 £338 £345
90th Percentile £495 £516 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £420 £345
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.74% -15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.50 - £55.65

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 1,296 1,823 1,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.27% 83.24% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 908 783
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +3.23%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £573
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 79 58
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.03% -1.67%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.15 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £39.48
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.02 £21.76
% change year-on-year +3.71% +10.37% -20.86%

Virtual Environments
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Buckinghamshire

Virtual Environments
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor 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 19 March 2019. 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 -11 6 £463 +8.82% 3
High Wycombe - 1 £273 -
Virtual Environments
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) PaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (37.50%) SaaS
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
7 2 (25.00%) Service Design
7 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) MCSA

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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Application Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware