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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 55 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 1.69% -
As % of the System Software category 9.30% 26.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £170 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £285
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +66.40%
Hyper-V
South Wales

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
43 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.29% 6.42% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 13
Average daily rate £266 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £419 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (25.00%) Server Building
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) DMZ
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DMZ
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Server Building
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam