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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 70 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 11 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 2.63% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 12.09% 19.63% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£225 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.59 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -2.12%
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
91 107 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.27% 13.38% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 26
Average daily rate £427 £268 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.62% -10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £169 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £323 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2015. 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 -11 3 £225 -1.09%
Runcorn - 2 - - 2
Warrington -11 1 £420 - 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) Dell
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (17.65%) XenApp
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) FlexPod
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 3 (17.65%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Sun
8 3 (17.65%) WAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle