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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 57 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 0.91% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 11.67% 8.65% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £225 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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
60 104 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.69% 10.57% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 34
Average daily rate £388 £283 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.16% -16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 39 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £42.38 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Macclesfield - 2 £450 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £420 - 3
Chester - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Clustering
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) SCCM
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) SCOM
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp