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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 77 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 49 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 16.55% 5.47% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 11
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£500 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £275 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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
296 329 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.17% 12.77% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £433 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £29.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +33 27 £545 +98.18% 5
Bracknell - 3 £378 - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 4
Slough - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (54.32%) Active Directory
3 40 (49.38%) VMware
4 35 (43.21%) SQL
5 33 (40.74%) Windows
6 31 (38.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (37.04%) SharePoint
8 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (33.33%) Lync
9 27 (33.33%) Clustering
9 27 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (30.86%) CRM
10 25 (30.86%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (30.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 25 (30.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 24 (29.63%) Dynamics AX
12 21 (25.93%) Citrix
13 20 (24.69%) .NET
13 20 (24.69%) Application Packaging
14 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
14 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
16 16 (19.75%) SOA
17 14 (17.28%) SCCM
18 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
18 13 (16.05%) Cisco

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (38.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 30 (37.04%) SharePoint
3 27 (33.33%) Lync
4 25 (30.86%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (30.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (30.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.47%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (29.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SAN
1 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
2 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
4 3 (3.70%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (2.47%) DMZ
5 2 (2.47%) SMTP
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (1.23%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.23%) OSPF
6 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Publishing
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Architect
2 30 (37.04%) Technical Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) .NET
1 20 (24.69%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) COM+
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) PKI
3 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.41%) Linux
5 6 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.47%) VMS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (30.86%) CRM
3 16 (19.75%) SOA
4 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.94%) Service Management
7 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (2.47%) Data Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.47%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.47%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) VBScript
4 5 (6.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) MCITP
5 3 (3.70%) MCTS
5 3 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) MCSA
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCA
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (54.32%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) XenApp
3 11 (13.58%) vSphere
4 10 (12.35%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (7.41%) KVM
7 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.47%) XenServer
8 2 (2.47%) Xen
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.23%) NFS
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.94%) SCOM
4 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.23%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
2 40 (49.38%) VMware
3 21 (25.93%) Citrix
4 13 (16.05%) Cisco
5 11 (13.58%) Dell
6 8 (9.88%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Lumension
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) IBM
7 6 (7.41%) AppSense
8 4 (4.94%) Wyse
9 3 (3.70%) Borland
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) McAfee
11 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.23%) SAP
11 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.23%) NetApp
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