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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 30 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.24% 2.75% 4.60%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 13.64% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
21 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.68% 20.18% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 12
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec