The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 65 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 6.00% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£213 £213 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £213 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £213 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
Hyper-V
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.41% 8.24% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 24
Average daily rate £325 £213 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.94 £15.50 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +33.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £20.68 £14.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) CCA
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) CCEA
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) ProCurve