Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 135 146
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category - 1.43% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
East Midlands median daily rate - £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.80% -11.88%
England median daily rate £401 £391 £350
% change year-on-year +2.36% +11.79% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate - £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year - +8.87% +34.72%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 357 419 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.70% 15.11% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 221 290
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +13.85% -16.40%
10th Percentile £133 £126 £185
90th Percentile £535 £530 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.88 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.03% +19.04% -7.41%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.88 £17.91 £28.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - -1.20% +4.38%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the East Midlands

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in the East Midlands

Virtual Servers
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 Virtual Servers in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in the East Midlands