The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 45 50 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 3.33% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£285 £130 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% -62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -10.62%
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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 Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.78% 7.48% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
Average daily rate £265 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £172 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus