Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 21 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.

Virtual Servers
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 92 78
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.23% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 8.97% 1.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.48% -
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £46.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +220.69% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 156 204 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.62% 15.90% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 39
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% +29.03%
10th Percentile £124 £144 £161
90th Percentile £591 £550 £501
East of England median daily rate £400 £355 £339
% change year-on-year +12.68% +4.80% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.06% +181.03% +8.41%
10th Percentile £16.63 £13.45 £10.63
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.38 £21.85
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.57 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +0.39% -

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Cambridge +5 8 £400 -
Peterborough - 5 £225 - 1
Virtual Servers
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 5 (35.71%) Docker
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) LAMP
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) DRM
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) MCP

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 3 (21.43%) G Suite
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (7.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) DRM
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) DBS Check
1 4 (28.57%) MCP
1 4 (28.57%) MCSA
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (35.71%) Docker
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Dell