The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.67% 0.88% -
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+232.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.67% 14.16% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Average daily rate £425 £300 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £315 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 Cheltenham

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) MCTS
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp