Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 November 2017 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 > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 606 587
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 6 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.002% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.018% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
London median daily rate £345 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -18.79% +122.97%
10th Percentile £280 £328 £308
90th Percentile £456 £343 £448
England median daily rate £400 £329 £300
% change year-on-year +21.67% +9.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.48 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year +18.51% - -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5660 5480 4524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 12.20% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4053 3786 3054
London median daily rate £485 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £185 £194 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 142 217
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.00 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London - 2 £273 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Intranet
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam