Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 143 130
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category - 1.17% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
East Midlands median daily rate - £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.50% +15.11%
England median daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £19.66 -

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 437 429 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.35% 13.77% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 291 214
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.48% +12.97%
10th Percentile £128 £170 £135
90th Percentile £538 £475 £597
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.03 £12.30 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.02% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.00 £10.30
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.85 £21.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -4.44%

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