Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Server Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Virtualisation over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Server Virtualization
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 209 234
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 -38
Contract jobs citing Server Virtualisation 8 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.062% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.073% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
North West median daily rate £435 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +62.96% -22.86%
10th Percentile £428 £550 £290
90th Percentile £443 £550 £458
England median daily rate £339 £430 £378
% change year-on-year -21.22% +13.91% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
North West median hourly rate £39.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.40 £46.96 £30.25
% change year-on-year -60.81% +55.24% -32.78%

Server Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4612 5477 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.46% 84.33% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2974 3557 4314
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £588 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 159 285
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.23 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

Server Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Server Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Server Virtualisation in the North West

Server Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Virtualisation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Virtualisation in the North West

Server Virtualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Virtualisation in the North West

Server Virtualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Server Virtualisation in the North West

Server Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Lancashire - 4 - -
Manchester +16 2 £435 -20.91% 2
Merseyside - 2 - -
Server Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Server Virtualisation 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 North West region with a requirement for Server Virtualisation.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
4 4 (50.00%) IFS
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) webMethods
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP

Server Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) ICT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Senior ICT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Energy Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Jython
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) IFS
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) webMethods
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 1 (12.50%) CommVault
6 1 (12.50%) IBM