Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 19 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +60
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.87% - -
As % of the System Software category 8.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median daily rate £363 - -
South West median daily rate £400 £494 £275
% change year-on-year -18.99% +79.55% +19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Devon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.24% 10.37% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 25
Devon median daily rate £377 £370 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% -7.85% +14.71%
10th Percentile £189 £162 £150
90th Percentile £500 £481 £472
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +17.86% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Devon median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +150.00% -62.20%
10th Percentile £8.90 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £12.40 £43.75 £107.65
South West median hourly rate £27.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +51.39% +28.57% -27.33%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Devon

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Devon

Virtual Servers
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Exeter - 4 £363 - 1
Virtual Servers
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) jetNEXUS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) VMware