The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 33 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.37% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.13% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.28% 16.04% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 11
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £195 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) KVM
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) COM+
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) COM+
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell