The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 86 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 36 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 1.52% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 15.86% 13.44% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 12
Average daily rate £350 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £296 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £535 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £285
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +66.40%
Hyper-V
South East

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

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
227 305 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.92% 11.28% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 146 133
Average daily rate £350 £399 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 44
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Berkshire region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 16 £250 -41.17% 13
Maidenhead - 8 £404 - 1
Wokingham - 3 £325 -
Bracknell -1 1 £238 +5.55%
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 50 (84.75%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
3 36 (61.02%) VMware
4 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (42.37%) Firewall
7 23 (38.98%) DNS
7 23 (38.98%) SCOM
8 21 (35.59%) SCCM
8 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
8 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (35.59%) Linux
9 19 (32.20%) vSphere
10 18 (30.51%) Migration
11 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (27.12%) LAN
12 16 (27.12%) WAN
12 16 (27.12%) SQL
13 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
13 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
13 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (25.42%) SCVMM
14 13 (22.03%) Windows Intune
14 13 (22.03%) RightScale
14 13 (22.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Google Apps
4 2 (3.39%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) DNS
3 16 (27.12%) LAN
3 16 (27.12%) WAN
4 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
5 12 (20.34%) DHCP
6 11 (18.64%) SAN
7 4 (6.78%) Ethernet
7 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.78%) Network Security
8 3 (5.08%) HTTP
9 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.39%) Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.69%) FTP
10 1 (1.69%) IPsec
10 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
1 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.08%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) SCADA
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.59%) Linux
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Migration
2 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.64%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) Information Security
4 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (5.08%) Open Source
5 3 (5.08%) Server Building
6 2 (3.39%) Coaching
6 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.39%) Presales
6 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) SDLC
6 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
2 16 (27.12%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCSA
3 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) CCNA
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.47%) MCP
4 5 (8.47%) MCSE
5 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
6 3 (5.08%) MCSD
7 2 (3.39%) CCA
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.39%) VCDX
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (32.20%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) vCloud
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.39%) XenServer
7 1 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) SCOM
2 21 (35.59%) SCCM
3 15 (25.42%) SCVMM
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Intune
5 12 (20.34%) Puppet
6 2 (3.39%) EdgeSight
6 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.69%) vRealize
7 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 36 (61.02%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle
4 13 (22.03%) RightScale
5 8 (13.56%) Cisco
6 6 (10.17%) CA
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) AppSense
8 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
8 4 (6.78%) HP
8 4 (6.78%) IBM
8 4 (6.78%) Intel
9 2 (3.39%) Google
9 2 (3.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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