Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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 > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 617 610
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.056% 0.21% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
London median daily rate £175 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -30.23% +24.64%
10th Percentile £163 £219 £341
90th Percentile £448 £435 £579
England median daily rate £350 £383 £333
% change year-on-year -8.56% +15.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £18.57 £14.75
% change year-on-year - +25.90% -

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 7,174 5,254 5,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.53% 11.68% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,288 3,698 3,693
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +13.21%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £638 £607
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 134 143
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +28.79% -2.94%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.58 £56.00 £39.05
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

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 17 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Business Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Simpana
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Isilon
4 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Novell
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk