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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 45 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 1.89% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
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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 Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.60% 14.56% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 18
Average daily rate £310 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (12.50%) NCDA
6 1 (12.50%) NCIE
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) NCDA
2 1 (12.50%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) VMware