Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 January 2020 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% - 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £303 - £208
10th Percentile £301 - £204
90th Percentile £304 - £242
West Midlands median daily rate £303 £353 £338
% change year-on-year -14.18% +4.44% -14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 29 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.14% 20.16% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £310 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.65% +13.08% +25.00%
10th Percentile £121 £227 £193
90th Percentile £389 £388 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.64 £14.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% -22.30% +42.31%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.50 £13.08
90th Percentile £25.50 £17.95 £42.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Staffordshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) VMware