Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Virtual Servers
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 101 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.34% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 1.72% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £133 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.17% - -
South East median daily rate £373 £250 £325
% change year-on-year +49.00% -23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £17.48 £29.25
% change year-on-year - -40.24% -

Virtual Servers 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 181 232 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.31% 19.66% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 186 104
Oxfordshire median daily rate £445 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +6.67% +24.48%
10th Percentile £212 £170 £191
90th Percentile £579 £538 £479
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -39.39% +6.45%
10th Percentile £15.78 £10.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £35.85 £85.15 £34.13
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -11.76%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Oxfordshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Servers in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Oxfordshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Oxfordshire

Virtual Servers
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Oxford +16 2 £133 -66.88%
Virtual Servers
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Server Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Officer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory