Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

Microsoft Virtual Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 - 266
Rank change year-on-year - +266 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% - 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median daily rate £273 - £425
10th Percentile £271 - £339
90th Percentile £274 - £442
Central London median daily rate £273 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Virtual Server 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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 853 718 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.92% 10.72% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 560 669
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.79%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £484 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 35
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £30.52
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +12.38%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware