The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 169 178 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 31 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 6.33% 5.15% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £513 £669
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
Hyper-V
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
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 the City of London

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) VMware
3 39 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
7 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (36.84%) Citrix
8 21 (36.84%) Cisco
9 18 (31.58%) DNS
9 18 (31.58%) SAN
10 16 (28.07%) Finance
10 16 (28.07%) Xen
11 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
12 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.05%) XenApp
13 12 (21.05%) Firewall
13 12 (21.05%) DHCP
13 12 (21.05%) LAN
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (19.30%) Replication
14 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (17.54%) SCCM
15 10 (17.54%) Clustering
15 10 (17.54%) Linux
16 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.79%) NetApp

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.28%) IIS
5 5 (8.77%) Apache
5 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.75%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) DNS
1 18 (31.58%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) DHCP
2 12 (21.05%) LAN
3 7 (12.28%) iSCSI
3 7 (12.28%) VLAN
3 7 (12.28%) NAS
3 7 (12.28%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 5 (8.77%) WLAN
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 4 (7.02%) HTTP
5 4 (7.02%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.26%) Multicast
6 3 (5.26%) FCoE
6 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.26%) SNMP
6 3 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) HBase
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) XSLT
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) Rendezvous
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
2 11 (19.30%) Replication
3 10 (17.54%) Clustering
4 8 (14.04%) Thin Client
4 8 (14.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) CESG
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.75%) FMCG
7 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.54%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (8.77%) UNIX
7 5 (8.77%) Solaris
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.51%) CentOS
9 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.26%) Service Management
4 3 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.53%) MCSE
2 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.07%) Xen
4 12 (21.05%) XenApp
5 6 (10.53%) DFS Replication
6 5 (8.77%) VMware Server
6 5 (8.77%) vSphere
7 4 (7.02%) KVM
7 4 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (5.26%) NLBS
8 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.26%) SRDF
8 3 (5.26%) NFS
9 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.51%) XenServer
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.75%) Squid
10 1 (1.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) SCOM
3 6 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (5.26%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) VMware
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.84%) Citrix
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) NetApp
5 8 (14.04%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) Reuters
7 5 (8.77%) FactSet
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle
7 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Wyse
8 4 (7.02%) EMC
9 3 (5.26%) Intel
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.51%) Sybase
10 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.51%) IBM