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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 100 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 5.02% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
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£350 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
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
247 259 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.92% 10.12% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 110 116
Average daily rate £325 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 25
Average hourly rate £17.07 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £30.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +18 11 £388 -13.88% 4
Wokingham - 2 £213 - 4
Newbury - 1 £425 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
6 14 (31.82%) Terminal Services
6 14 (31.82%) Citrix
6 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 13 (29.55%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) SCCM
8 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) Clustering
9 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) SCOM
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 8 (18.18%) DHCP
12 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
13 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.64%) XenApp
14 6 (13.64%) WSUS
14 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
14 6 (13.64%) SAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) Firewall
5 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.55%) SMTP
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
7 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.09%) UNIX
8 3 (6.82%) Linux
9 2 (4.55%) VMS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) AIX
10 1 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Service Management
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) Change Control
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
5 2 (4.55%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.27%) Dependency Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) MCTS
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) VTSP
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (31.82%) Terminal Services
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
4 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) KVM
7 1 (2.27%) NFS
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 9 (20.45%) SCOM
3 6 (13.64%) WSUS
4 5 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (9.09%) WMI
6 3 (6.82%) ARCserve
6 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) Symantec
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) McAfee
5 2 (4.55%) AppSense
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Lumension
6 1 (2.27%) Sophos
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
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