The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 3 months to 30 March 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.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 138 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £425 £341
% change year-on-year -35.88% +24.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 228 326 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.75% 11.27% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 202 150
Median daily rate £400 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 44
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.90 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Yorkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus