The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 66 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 13.24% 10.94% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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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 Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 64 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.40% 7.63% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 12
Average daily rate £290 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £21.70 £79.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Clustering
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Lync
9 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (12.50%) Office 365
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) Lync
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCT
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) MOM
2 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec