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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 83 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 42 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 0.71% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 14.89% 6.12% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 14
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
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
282 278 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.84% 11.55% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 143 124
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 18 £375 +4.89% 6
Slough +6 3 £225 -47.05%
Bracknell -8 3 £400 -13.97%
Newbury -3 2 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 65 (87.84%) Windows
2 60 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 45 (60.81%) Windows Server
4 37 (50.00%) DNS
5 36 (48.65%) TCP/IP
6 33 (44.59%) VMware
7 31 (41.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (41.89%) Linux
8 30 (40.54%) VPN
9 29 (39.19%) DHCP
10 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
10 27 (36.49%) Load Balancing
11 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
13 24 (32.43%) IPsec
14 23 (31.08%) IPv6
14 23 (31.08%) Degree
14 23 (31.08%) Public Cloud
15 22 (29.73%) MCSA
16 21 (28.38%) HTTP
16 21 (28.38%) Software-Defined Networking
17 20 (27.03%) Mentoring
17 20 (27.03%) CSS
18 19 (25.68%) MCSE
19 18 (24.32%) .NET
20 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
20 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
21 16 (21.62%) Workflow
22 15 (20.27%) Firewall

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (50.00%) DNS
2 36 (48.65%) TCP/IP
3 30 (40.54%) VPN
4 29 (39.19%) DHCP
5 24 (32.43%) IPsec
6 23 (31.08%) IPv6
7 21 (28.38%) HTTP
7 21 (28.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 15 (20.27%) Firewall
9 14 (18.92%) SAN
10 12 (16.22%) BGP
11 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
11 8 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (5.41%) Wireshark
13 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
13 3 (4.05%) Broadband
13 3 (4.05%) IPv4
13 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (4.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (20.27%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) French Language
2 3 (4.05%) German Language
2 3 (4.05%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Network Support
5 8 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) CSS
2 18 (24.32%) .NET
3 13 (17.57%) XML
4 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.05%) RSS
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (1.35%) AppFabric
7 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Public Cloud
2 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (87.84%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Windows Server
3 31 (41.89%) Linux
4 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (16.22%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.05%) VMS
9 2 (2.70%) AIX
9 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.35%) Unix
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Load Balancing
2 20 (27.03%) Mentoring
3 16 (21.62%) Workflow
4 15 (20.27%) Presales
4 15 (20.27%) Process Improvement
5 12 (16.22%) ITIL
5 12 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Server Building
8 4 (5.41%) Service Management
8 4 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.05%) Coaching
9 3 (4.05%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.05%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (4.05%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.57%) C
2 13 (17.57%) C#
2 13 (17.57%) C++
2 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) VB
2 13 (17.57%) VBScript
3 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (31.08%) Degree
3 22 (29.73%) MCSA
4 19 (25.68%) MCSE
5 13 (17.57%) MCSD
6 10 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (12.16%) CCNA
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (12.16%) MCP
8 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.11%) MCTS
10 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
11 4 (5.41%) MCITP
12 3 (4.05%) MCAD
12 3 (4.05%) MCPD
13 2 (2.70%) CCA
13 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.11%) vSphere
6 5 (6.76%) XenServer
7 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.05%) XenApp
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 7 (9.46%) SCVMM
4 6 (8.11%) SCCM
5 3 (4.05%) Perfmon
5 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.70%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (2.70%) Puppet
6 2 (2.70%) WSUS
7 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.59%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) HP
4 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.86%) Dell
6 8 (10.81%) Citrix
6 8 (10.81%) Hitachi
6 8 (10.81%) IBM
6 8 (10.81%) Intel
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
8 3 (4.05%) CommVault
8 3 (4.05%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.70%) AppSense
9 2 (2.70%) Genesys
10 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.35%) CA
10 1 (1.35%) NetScout
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