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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 88 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 33 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 12.04% 7.34% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Median daily rate £375 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.60 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+77.18% -6.36%
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
274 286 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.52% 11.09% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 151 111
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +17.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +7 12 £375 +20.00% 8
Slough +8 4 £438 -1.68%
Bracknell -11 3 £400 +68.42%
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
3 35 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 32 (49.23%) DNS
5 31 (47.69%) TCP/IP
6 30 (46.15%) VPN
7 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (43.08%) Linux
8 27 (41.54%) VMware
8 27 (41.54%) Load Balancing
8 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 24 (36.92%) IPsec
11 23 (35.38%) DHCP
11 23 (35.38%) IPv6
11 23 (35.38%) Degree
11 23 (35.38%) Public Cloud
12 21 (32.31%) Software-Defined Networking
12 21 (32.31%) HTTP
13 20 (30.77%) CSS
13 20 (30.77%) Mentoring
13 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (29.23%) MCSE
14 19 (29.23%) MCSA
15 18 (27.69%) .NET
15 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
15 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
16 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
17 16 (24.62%) Presales
17 16 (24.62%) Workflow

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 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 2 (3.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) DNS
2 31 (47.69%) TCP/IP
3 30 (46.15%) VPN
4 24 (36.92%) IPsec
5 23 (35.38%) DHCP
5 23 (35.38%) IPv6
6 21 (32.31%) HTTP
6 21 (32.31%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (18.46%) BGP
7 12 (18.46%) Firewall
8 8 (12.31%) SAN
9 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.62%) Bluetooth
10 3 (4.62%) Broadband
10 3 (4.62%) IPv4
10 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless
10 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) French Language
2 3 (4.62%) German Language
2 3 (4.62%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (4.62%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Network Support
5 8 (12.31%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Support Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) CSS
2 18 (27.69%) .NET
3 13 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.62%) RSS
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) AppFabric
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Public Cloud
2 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 28 (43.08%) Linux
4 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) VMS
7 2 (3.08%) AIX
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Load Balancing
2 20 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 16 (24.62%) Presales
3 16 (24.62%) Workflow
4 15 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL
7 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.15%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
10 3 (4.62%) Coaching
10 3 (4.62%) CRM
10 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.62%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (4.62%) Server Building
10 3 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.00%) C
2 13 (20.00%) C#
2 13 (20.00%) C++
2 13 (20.00%) VB
2 13 (20.00%) VBScript
3 12 (18.46%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (35.38%) Degree
3 19 (29.23%) MCSA
3 19 (29.23%) MCSE
4 13 (20.00%) MCSD
5 7 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (9.23%) CCNA
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.23%) MCP
6 6 (9.23%) MCTS
7 4 (6.15%) MCITP
7 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) MCAD
8 3 (4.62%) MCPD
9 1 (1.54%) CCA
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.77%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.15%) XenServer
6 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.54%) Docker
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 7 (10.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.62%) Perfmon
4 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 3 (4.62%) SCCM
4 3 (4.62%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.08%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (41.54%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
4 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 9 (13.85%) HP
6 8 (12.31%) Dell
7 7 (10.77%) Citrix
8 5 (7.69%) Hitachi
8 5 (7.69%) IBM
8 5 (7.69%) Intel
9 4 (6.15%) EMC
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle
10 3 (4.62%) CommVault
10 3 (4.62%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (3.08%) Genesys
12 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.54%) AppSense
12 1 (1.54%) CA
12 1 (1.54%) NetScout