Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 February 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.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 129 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +136
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.033% 0.51% -
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 4.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
East Midlands median daily rate £625 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% - -
England median daily rate £400 £303 £300
% change year-on-year +32.01% +1.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £14.75 -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 411 361 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.69% 11.44% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 195 146
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £179 £150 £108
90th Percentile £560 £525 £473
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 82
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £32.63 £22.35 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% +6.67% -3.23%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the East Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the East Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the East Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Nottinghamshire - 1 £625 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware