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 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 60 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 1.90% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 10.42% 13.89% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£240 £230 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -54.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
96 108 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.80% 13.65% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 15
Average daily rate £305 £260 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 23
Average hourly rate £14.17 £10.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -70.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £8.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.30 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Runcorn +3 2 - -
Chester -16 2 £225 -1.09% 1
Warrington -2 1 £300 - 7
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) SCCM
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (16.67%) XenApp
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
8 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
8 2 (11.11%) Server Building
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) NAS
8 2 (11.11%) Clustering
8 2 (11.11%) Lync
8 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago