Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 11 December 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 253 230
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.58% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
City of London median daily rate £488 £575 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +101.75% -34.48%
10th Percentile £440 £293 £146
90th Percentile £516 £588 £495
Central London median daily rate £488 £575 £413
% change year-on-year -15.22% +39.39% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 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 1,236 865 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 12.04% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 687 551
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £200 £200
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 20
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -30.43% +31.50%
10th Percentile £13.66 £10.35 £12.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.80 £59.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.31% -15.79% +11.76%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

Virtual Servers
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 Virtual Servers in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

Virtual Servers
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 Virtual Servers in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) FedRAMP
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Virtual Servers
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 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) HP