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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 19 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.55% 3.57% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 19.35% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
Hyper-V
Cheshire

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
20 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.18% 18.45% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £150 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) DHCP
4 14 (66.67%) DNS
5 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (61.90%) Clustering
5 13 (61.90%) SCCM
5 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (47.62%) Migration
8 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
9 8 (38.10%) High Availability
9 8 (38.10%) SCOM
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
11 6 (28.57%) IIS
11 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (23.81%) LAN
12 5 (23.81%) WAN
13 4 (19.05%) HP
13 4 (19.05%) Citrix
13 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
14 3 (14.29%) Remedy
15 2 (9.52%) McAfee
15 2 (9.52%) Project Management
15 2 (9.52%) Dell
15 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
15 2 (9.52%) MS Office

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DHCP
2 14 (66.67%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Wintel Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) High Availability
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft