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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 - 51
Rank change year-on-year - - +31
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 4 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.50% - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
10th Percentile £393 - -
25th Percentile £438 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 - £200
75th Percentile £520 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £550 £325
% change year-on-year -27.27% +69.23% +18.18%

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 143 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.81% 16.12% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 66 66
10th Percentile £247 £233 £174
25th Percentile £313 £325 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £413 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £494 £547 £525
90th Percentile £585 £619 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 2
10th Percentile - £10.45 £12.15
25th Percentile £13.41 £13.10 £13.63
Median hourly rate £13.83 £13.50 £16.39
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -17.63% -6.34%
75th Percentile £15.19 £14.81 £18.85
90th Percentile £15.75 £50.50 £20.14
East of England median hourly rate £15.62 £18.27 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.50% -8.65% +32.74%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Servers in Cambridgeshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge - 4 £498 -
Virtual Servers
East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft