Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.28% - -
As % of the System Software category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Devon median daily rate £350 - -
South West median daily rate £375 £426 £275
% change year-on-year -12.02% +55.00% +10.00%
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 62 88 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.28% 16.96% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 54
Devon median daily rate £355 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.26% +18.53% +11.32%
10th Percentile £160 £161 £146
90th Percentile £525 £550 £542
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 14
Devon median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +221.57% -43.33%
10th Percentile £36.55 £15.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £129.23 £47.58 £121.68
South West median hourly rate £26.57 £23.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +13.07% +54.10% -17.57%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Devon over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 February 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
Exeter - 6 £350 -
Virtual Servers
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Devon region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) jetNEXUS
2 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Trend Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco

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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) jetNEXUS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix