The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 54 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 0.83% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 11.29% 7.35% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.70% 11.22% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 21
Average daily rate £300 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.12 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
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Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Birmingham region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Birmingham region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 3 (30.00%) MCSE
7 3 (30.00%) MCP
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
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