Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 16 January 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 Machine (VM)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.75% - 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 16.07% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
East Sussex median daily rate £300 - £310
10th Percentile £140 - £281
90th Percentile £425 - £365
South East median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% -54.55% +62.19%

Virtual Machines 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 East Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 34 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.87% 7.16% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 41
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.14% +45.00% +24.00%
10th Percentile £123 £213 £140
90th Percentile £613 £538 £400
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
East Sussex median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +170.97% -14.84%
10th Percentile £37.88 £24.33 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.63 £43.58 £31.96
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +10.24%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in East Sussex

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in East Sussex

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Machines in East Sussex

Virtual Machines
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Brighton - 5 £350 - 1
Hastings - 3 £140 -
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Email Migration
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Server Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Email Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix