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 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 173 204 175
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 4.70% 4.14% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 37
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£415 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £329 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £455 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
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
574 652 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.74% 8.86% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 407 349
Average daily rate £363 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £27.50
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 32 (55.17%) Cisco
3 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (50.00%) SAN
6 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
8 25 (43.10%) Citrix
9 19 (32.76%) WAN
10 18 (31.03%) SQL
10 18 (31.03%) Clustering
11 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (27.59%) LAN
13 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
13 15 (25.86%) Firewall
13 15 (25.86%) SCCM
14 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
14 13 (22.41%) ITIL
14 13 (22.41%) HP
15 12 (20.69%) Dell
15 12 (20.69%) Xen
15 12 (20.69%) XenApp
16 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.24%) Linux
17 10 (17.24%) MCSE
18 9 (15.52%) DNS
18 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
18 9 (15.52%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Confluence
5 4 (6.90%) Lync
5 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) SAN
2 19 (32.76%) WAN
3 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 15 (25.86%) Firewall
5 9 (15.52%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
6 7 (12.07%) DHCP
6 7 (12.07%) BIG-IP
7 6 (10.34%) NetScaler
7 6 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (10.34%) MPLS
8 5 (8.62%) DSL
8 5 (8.62%) NAS
9 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.17%) HTTP
10 3 (5.17%) FCoE
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) HBase
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (3.45%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) XSLT
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.62%) EqualLogic
3 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) FMCG
5 2 (3.45%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 9 (15.52%) Service Management
2 9 (15.52%) Performance Management
3 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.90%) Fault Management
6 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 4 (6.90%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 7 (12.07%) MCITP
4 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.69%) Xen
3 12 (20.69%) XenApp
4 9 (15.52%) XenServer
5 8 (13.79%) KVM
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
7 5 (8.62%) NLBS
8 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (6.90%) NFS
9 3 (5.17%) SRDF
9 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (3.45%) vSphere
10 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.72%) RHEV
11 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 8 (13.79%) SCOM
3 5 (8.62%) WSUS
4 4 (6.90%) Puppet
4 4 (6.90%) Ganglia
4 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.90%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.90%) Nagios
5 3 (5.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.45%) SCSM
6 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.72%) OpenView
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) VMware
2 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Citrix
4 13 (22.41%) HP
5 12 (20.69%) Dell
6 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
7 8 (13.79%) EMC
8 7 (12.07%) NetApp
8 7 (12.07%) IBM
9 6 (10.34%) SonicWALL
10 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (6.90%) Oracle
11 3 (5.17%) Intel
11 3 (5.17%) Symantec
12 2 (3.45%) DataSynapse
12 2 (3.45%) F5
12 2 (3.45%) 29West
12 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
12 2 (3.45%) Sybase
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