The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 67 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 1.37% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 12.75% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £26.28 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Hyper-V
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 102 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.92% 10.74% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 41
Average daily rate £305 £235 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% -36.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £17.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Cheshire region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 2 - -
Crewe - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) DHCP
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (53.57%) DNS
5 15 (53.57%) SCCM
6 14 (50.00%) Clustering
7 13 (46.43%) VMware
7 13 (46.43%) SAN
8 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (39.29%) Migration
9 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
10 8 (28.57%) High Availability
10 8 (28.57%) SCOM
10 8 (28.57%) IIS
11 7 (25.00%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) HP
12 6 (21.43%) Citrix
12 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 5 (17.86%) LAN
13 5 (17.86%) WAN
14 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
14 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
15 3 (10.71%) MS Office
15 3 (10.71%) SQL
15 3 (10.71%) Dell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) DHCP
2 15 (53.57%) DNS
3 13 (46.43%) SAN
4 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall
7 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Wintel Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) HP
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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