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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 97 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 23 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 8.78% 8.73% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
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£300 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
262 252 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.21% 10.06% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 102 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.36 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £21.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +4 15 £300 -5.13% 9
Slough +1 4 £445 -
Bracknell 0 3 £238 -26.92%
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 39 (72.22%) VMware
2 37 (68.52%) Windows
3 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 19 (35.19%) SCCM
5 19 (35.19%) SCOM
6 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
6 17 (31.48%) DV Cleared
7 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 14 (25.93%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (24.07%) Citrix
10 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 8 (14.81%) XenApp
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (14.81%) Migration
11 8 (14.81%) DHCP
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) Oracle
12 6 (11.11%) Dell
12 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
12 6 (11.11%) Network Security
12 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Lync
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security
5 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.26%) SAN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Firewall
7 3 (5.56%) Skype
7 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.56%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.70%) LAN
8 2 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.85%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Packager
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) JSP
3 2 (3.70%) WSH
4 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 3 (5.56%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.70%) Celerra
5 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.85%) Kindle
6 1 (1.85%) PDA
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Migration
2 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.41%) Service Management
4 3 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) MCTS
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.85%) Xen
9 1 (1.85%) SRDF
9 1 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.85%) NFS
9 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) SCCM
1 19 (35.19%) SCOM
2 5 (9.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.85%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.85%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.85%) Netcool
4 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 39 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (24.07%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) Dell
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) AppSense
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec
4 5 (9.26%) Wyse
5 4 (7.41%) Lumension
5 4 (7.41%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Juniper
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.85%) SurfControl
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee
8 1 (1.85%) Meridio
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) PlateSpin
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