The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank - 19 20
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 5.71% 4.67%
As % of the System Software category - 27.59% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate - £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.64%
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 Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.28% 20.71% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 25
Average daily rate £435 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Hyper-V
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) VMware