Period
to 17 July 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 17 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.

Server Virtualization
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 195 237
Rank change year-on-year -9 +42 -9
Contract jobs citing Server Virtualisation 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
North West median daily rate £525 £338 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -14.29% +51.44%
10th Percentile £413 £319 £229
90th Percentile £638 £379 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £42.25
England median hourly rate £29.25 £15.90 £47.50
% change year-on-year +83.93% -66.52% +75.93%

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 5,219 4,670 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.77% 82.44% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,857 3,931
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 220 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +29.09% +1.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.74 £52.55 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -15 10 £425 +25.93% 2
Lancashire - 3 £625 -
Server Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) CCDP
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) Project Management
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
1 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Data Management
1 11 (84.62%) Network Design
1 11 (84.62%) Problem Management
1 11 (84.62%) Chartered Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) SFIA
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 10 (76.92%) PaaS
2 10 (76.92%) Resource Management
2 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) DB2
5 7 (53.85%) DevOps
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) Product Management
6 6 (46.15%) High Availability
6 6 (46.15%) OpenStack

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 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (38.46%) SAS
3 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) PaaS
1 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 6 (46.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Data Management
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Network Design
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
1 11 (84.62%) Problem Management
1 11 (84.62%) Project Management
1 11 (84.62%) SFIA
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Resource Management
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Change Management
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Product Management
5 5 (38.46%) Analytics
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Jython
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCDP
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Chartered Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow