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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 91 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 34 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 12.32% 7.59% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 9
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£538 £164 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.74% -61.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £334 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +23.75%
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
276 224 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.29% 8.86% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 93 120
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +19 21 £540 +229.26% 7
Wokingham - 2 £213 -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 37 (61.67%) Windows
4 26 (43.33%) Clustering
5 25 (41.67%) VMware
6 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
7 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (31.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (28.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (25.00%) CRM
13 15 (25.00%) SQL
13 15 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 15 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
13 15 (25.00%) Lync
13 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 15 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (23.33%) DNS
14 14 (23.33%) Citrix
14 14 (23.33%) Terminal Services
15 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
15 13 (21.67%) Application Packaging
16 12 (20.00%) SCCM
16 12 (20.00%) ITIL
17 11 (18.33%) .NET
17 11 (18.33%) MS Excel

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (28.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (25.00%) Lync
6 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
7 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) DHCP
3 7 (11.67%) SAN
4 5 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
6 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) DMZ
7 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Architect
2 20 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Designer
5 4 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Application Packaging
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Clustering
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.67%) UNIX
7 6 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.33%) VMS
9 1 (1.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (25.00%) CRM
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) SOA
5 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (5.00%) Change Control
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.33%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) ITSM
9 1 (1.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.00%) MCTS
6 3 (5.00%) MCITP
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
6 3 (5.00%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCA
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.67%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.33%) Terminal Services
4 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
5 6 (10.00%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.00%) KVM
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.33%) XenServer
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.33%) Xen
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.67%) NFS
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) SCOM
3 6 (10.00%) WSUS
4 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.67%) WMI
6 3 (5.00%) ARCserve
6 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) HP
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) AppSense
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Lumension
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.67%) Apple
10 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.67%) Sophos
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) SAP
10 1 (1.67%) EMC