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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 81 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 44 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 16.36% 7.67% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £239 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £388 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
269 287 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.38% 10.91% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 80
Average daily rate £338 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +15 21 £475 +72.72% 11
Newbury - 3 £375 - 6
Bracknell +3 1 £225 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 69 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (57.61%) Active Directory
3 51 (55.43%) VMware
4 46 (50.00%) SQL
5 40 (43.48%) Windows
6 33 (35.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (32.61%) SharePoint
9 29 (31.52%) Lync
10 27 (29.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (28.26%) Clustering
11 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
12 25 (27.17%) CRM
12 25 (27.17%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (27.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (27.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 24 (26.09%) SCCM
13 24 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
13 24 (26.09%) Dynamics AX
14 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (23.91%) Citrix
15 21 (22.83%) .NET
16 20 (21.74%) Application Packaging
17 19 (20.65%) Windows 7
18 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
19 16 (17.39%) SOA
20 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (35.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 30 (32.61%) SharePoint
3 29 (31.52%) Lync
4 25 (27.17%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (27.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (27.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
6 10 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (26.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) NetScaler
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.61%) SAN
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (4.35%) DHCP
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
4 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.09%) Wireless
6 1 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.09%) BGP
6 1 (1.09%) OSPF
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Legal
2 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Architect
2 30 (32.61%) Technical Architect
3 11 (11.96%) Consultant
4 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Customer Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) .NET
2 20 (21.74%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.26%) COM+
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Clustering
2 11 (11.96%) PKI
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.65%) Windows 7
5 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) UNIX
6 6 (6.52%) Linux
7 2 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (27.17%) CRM
3 16 (17.39%) SOA
4 12 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.70%) ITIL
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
8 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Management
10 3 (3.26%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (3.26%) Service Management
11 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.17%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.17%) Network Planning
11 2 (2.17%) Data Architecture
12 1 (1.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.13%) VBScript
4 12 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.52%) MCTS
4 6 (6.52%) MCITP
5 5 (5.43%) MCSE
6 3 (3.26%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCSA
7 1 (1.09%) CCA
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (57.61%) Active Directory
2 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) XenApp
4 13 (14.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (9.78%) vSphere
6 7 (7.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.43%) KVM
8 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.09%) XenServer
10 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (26.09%) SCCM
2 10 (10.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.17%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.09%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 69 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (55.43%) VMware
3 22 (23.91%) Citrix
4 15 (16.30%) Dell
5 12 (13.04%) Oracle
5 12 (13.04%) Cisco
6 10 (10.87%) Lumension
7 9 (9.78%) AppSense
7 9 (9.78%) Wyse
7 9 (9.78%) Borland
8 7 (7.61%) HP
9 6 (6.52%) IBM
10 2 (2.17%) McAfee
11 1 (1.09%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.09%) SAP
11 1 (1.09%) Symantec
11 1 (1.09%) NetApp
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