Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 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.

Server Virtualization
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 200 222
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 +8
Contract jobs citing Server Virtualisation 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.085% 0.089% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
North West median daily rate £500 - £370
10th Percentile £413 - £222
90th Percentile £613 - £515
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
North West median hourly rate - £41.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £16.81 £49.46
% change year-on-year +30.91% -66.02% +64.18%

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 4,888 4,613 6,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.16% 82.23% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,076 2,921 3,910
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 195 190
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +42.86% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.03 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 21 October 2018. 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
Manchester -6 5 £500 - 3
Server Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Server Virtualisation 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 North West region with a requirement for Server Virtualisation.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCDP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) SFIA
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Network Planning

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 (40.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) SFIA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Availability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Network Segmentation
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCDP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) IBM