Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 148
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 1.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Manchester median daily rate - £285 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -
North West median daily rate - £300 £248
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.75 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.75 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 330 393 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.23% 11.08% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 234 207
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £144 £150
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.28% -1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.55 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.20 £20.73 £20.60
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Manchester