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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 37 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 2.72% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 18.75% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £190 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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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
69 48 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.70% 14.50% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 25
Average daily rate £175 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £378 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -61.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.34 £8.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £21.15 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) ISDN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Nortel
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Dell