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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 53 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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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
54 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.59% 7.57% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 8
Average daily rate £311 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.80 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £14.60 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) MCITP
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) CCA
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) Dell
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) CCA
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCEA
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
6 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
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