The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 28 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.20% 5.93% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 40.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£225 £225 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -12.00%
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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 Chester region.

System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.96% 14.81% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £225 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £310 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -58.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.35 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) PMP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP