Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 590 591
Rank change year-on-year -52 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.007% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.045% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 19
London median daily rate £370 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -21.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £330 £219 £344
90th Percentile £407 £425 £484
England median daily rate £350 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -21.25% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,613 4,577 4,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.35% 10.94% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,831 3,197 3,522
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £194
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 119 140
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.78% -12.06%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £27.53
England median hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.92% -4.69%

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 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 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas

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 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Isilon
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat