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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 176 178 187
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 35 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.43% 4.83% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 15
Average daily rate
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£395 £383 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £253 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
544 538 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 9.20% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 383 384
Average daily rate £413 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 51
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) VMware
3 30 (46.88%) Linux
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 27 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
7 20 (31.25%) SAN
7 20 (31.25%) Cisco
8 17 (26.56%) IBM
9 16 (25.00%) SQL
9 16 (25.00%) IIS
10 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
10 15 (23.44%) WAN
10 15 (23.44%) EMC
10 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (21.88%) Xen
11 14 (21.88%) NetApp
11 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
11 14 (21.88%) Finance
12 13 (20.31%) LAN
12 13 (20.31%) ITIL
12 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.31%) Citrix
13 12 (18.75%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) SCCM
14 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
14 11 (17.19%) vSphere
14 11 (17.19%) KVM
14 11 (17.19%) HP
14 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (25.00%) IIS
2 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
3 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
4 9 (14.06%) OpenStack
5 8 (12.50%) Apache
6 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
6 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (6.25%) Lync
10 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SAN
2 15 (23.44%) WAN
3 13 (20.31%) LAN
4 10 (15.63%) DNS
4 10 (15.63%) NAS
5 9 (14.06%) HTTP
5 9 (14.06%) Firewall
6 8 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 7 (10.94%) FCoE
7 7 (10.94%) Multicast
8 6 (9.38%) SSL
9 5 (7.81%) MPLS
10 4 (6.25%) DSL
10 4 (6.25%) VPN
10 4 (6.25%) SMTP
10 4 (6.25%) DHCP
10 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.81%) HBase
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) Rendezvous
4 6 (9.38%) XSLT
4 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (3.13%) XSL
7 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Clustering
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
2 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Celerra
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Linux
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
5 10 (15.63%) Solaris
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.69%) UNIX
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
6 6 (9.38%) Release Management
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.81%) Build Automation
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
8 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.25%) BCP
8 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (14.06%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (21.88%) Xen
4 11 (17.19%) vSphere
4 11 (17.19%) KVM
5 10 (15.63%) NFS
6 7 (10.94%) SRDF
6 7 (10.94%) XenApp
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (6.25%) NLBS
9 3 (4.69%) Docker
10 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
10 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.56%) XenServer
11 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) Ansible
4 5 (7.81%) WSUS
5 4 (6.25%) Puppet
6 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.56%) SCSM
7 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) VMware
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) Cisco
4 17 (26.56%) IBM
5 15 (23.44%) EMC
6 14 (21.88%) NetApp
7 13 (20.31%) Citrix
8 11 (17.19%) HP
9 8 (12.50%) Oracle
9 8 (12.50%) Intel
10 7 (10.94%) DataSynapse
10 7 (10.94%) TIBCO
11 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
12 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
12 5 (7.81%) Perforce
12 5 (7.81%) Sybase
13 3 (4.69%) Dell
13 3 (4.69%) Veritas
13 3 (4.69%) BMC
13 3 (4.69%) WorldPay
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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