The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 97 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 26 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.61% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 8.20% 12.33% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 13
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£450 £263 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £197 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.01% +26.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
317 300 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.40% 13.07% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 156 121
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 67
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.38 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the East of England region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 17 £450 +24.13% 5
Norfolk +8 5 £365 +32.72% 1
Suffolk -3 2 £463 +54.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -23 2 - - 4
Essex - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
4 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (37.50%) SCCM
7 17 (35.42%) HP
8 13 (27.08%) Dell
8 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
8 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
9 12 (25.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.92%) DHCP
10 11 (22.92%) SCOM
11 10 (20.83%) Symantec
11 10 (20.83%) Citrix
12 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (16.67%) Puppet
13 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) Firewall
14 7 (14.58%) Wireless
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco
14 7 (14.58%) vSphere
15 6 (12.50%) Windows 7

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) DHCP
3 8 (16.67%) Firewall
4 7 (14.58%) Wireless
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
5 6 (12.50%) LAN
6 5 (10.42%) WAN
6 5 (10.42%) SSH
7 4 (8.33%) SAN
8 3 (6.25%) MPLS
8 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.17%) PBX
9 2 (4.17%) VoIP
9 2 (4.17%) ISDN
10 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
1 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (4.17%) IT Assistant
5 2 (4.17%) IT Support
5 2 (4.17%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.25%) Android
9 2 (4.17%) CentOS
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
9 2 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.17%) UNIX
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
1 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.33%) Change Control
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.17%) DevOps
4 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
4 2 (4.17%) Analytics
4 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.17%) Process Management
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) ERP
5 1 (2.08%) Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Korn
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
7 1 (2.08%) KVM
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) SCCM
2 11 (22.92%) SCOM
3 9 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (16.67%) Puppet
5 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 3 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (6.25%) SCSM
5 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.08%) MOM
6 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) HP
4 13 (27.08%) Dell
5 10 (20.83%) Symantec
5 10 (20.83%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Apple
8 3 (6.25%) Sophos
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
9 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.17%) Nintex
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Metastorm
9 2 (4.17%) SAP
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) Lotus
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) Intel
10 1 (2.08%) IBM
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