The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 40 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.55% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 5.88% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
Hyper-V
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.75% 7.44% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 21
Average daily rate £288 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £25.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Bedfordshire region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Hyper-V
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware