The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 44 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 0.54% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 3.92% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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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 Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.00% 13.82% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 14
Average daily rate £315 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.72% +36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Tandem
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat