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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 165 178 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 30 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 6.04% 7.04% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 17
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +1.81%
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
497 497 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.16% 7.90% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 332 328
Average daily rate £400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £29.95 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) VMware
3 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
6 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
7 19 (33.93%) SAN
8 17 (30.36%) Cisco
8 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (25.00%) Citrix
10 14 (25.00%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) IIS
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 13 (23.21%) Xen
12 12 (21.43%) NAS
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (19.64%) DNS
13 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (17.86%) Firewall
14 10 (17.86%) LAN
14 10 (17.86%) NetApp
14 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
15 9 (16.07%) XenApp
15 9 (16.07%) VLAN
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
16 8 (14.29%) Apache
16 8 (14.29%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.21%) IIS
4 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (14.29%) Apache
6 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
7 7 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
9 4 (7.14%) Lync
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) NAS
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
4 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
5 9 (16.07%) VLAN
6 7 (12.50%) WAN
7 6 (10.71%) DHCP
7 6 (10.71%) VPN
8 5 (8.93%) LDAP
8 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
9 4 (7.14%) Multicast
9 4 (7.14%) FCoE
9 4 (7.14%) SSL
9 4 (7.14%) SNMP
10 3 (5.36%) WLAN
10 3 (5.36%) HTTP
10 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
10 3 (5.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) HBase
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) SSDT
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.79%) WiX
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Rendezvous
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
1 4 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) XSLT
2 3 (5.36%) Ultra Messaging
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) XSL
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Celerra
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Linux
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.71%) Solaris
8 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.57%) UNIX
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Release Management
5 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) CRM
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) Process Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
2 5 (8.93%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MOS
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (23.21%) Xen
4 9 (16.07%) XenApp
5 8 (14.29%) vSphere
6 5 (8.93%) VMware Server
6 5 (8.93%) KVM
7 4 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (7.14%) SRDF
7 4 (7.14%) NFS
8 3 (5.36%) DFS Replication
9 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.57%) XenServer
9 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.79%) vCloud
10 1 (1.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) NetApp
6 7 (12.50%) EMC
7 6 (10.71%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
8 5 (8.93%) Intel
9 4 (7.14%) DataSynapse
9 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
9 4 (7.14%) Reuters
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.36%) Wyse
10 3 (5.36%) Perforce
10 3 (5.36%) FactSet
11 2 (3.57%) F5
11 2 (3.57%) AppSense
11 2 (3.57%) Symantec