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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 90 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 40 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.61% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 12.42% 14.94% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 23
Average daily rate
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£358 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £843 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
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
322 308 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.37% 10.80% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 170 136
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 32 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £24.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 20 £475 +35.71% 3
Norfolk +2 8 £333 +22.01%
Essex +8 5 £300 -22.58% 3
Cambridgeshire -16 5 £338 +43.61% 9
Suffolk -9 2 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (82.86%) Windows
2 45 (64.29%) VMware
3 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
6 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
6 27 (38.57%) HP
7 19 (27.14%) vSphere
8 18 (25.71%) SCCM
8 18 (25.71%) DNS
9 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
10 16 (22.86%) Cisco
11 14 (20.00%) DHCP
12 13 (18.57%) Dell
12 13 (18.57%) SAN
12 13 (18.57%) Firewall
13 12 (17.14%) Citrix
13 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.14%) SCOM
14 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
15 10 (14.29%) Symantec
15 10 (14.29%) Linux
15 10 (14.29%) EMC
15 10 (14.29%) Project Management
15 10 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 9 (12.86%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.71%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.29%) WorkSite
5 3 (4.29%) Lync
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.86%) Apache
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
1 4 (5.71%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) DHCP
3 13 (18.57%) SAN
3 13 (18.57%) Firewall
4 8 (11.43%) Wireless
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.57%) VPN
6 6 (8.57%) SSH
7 4 (5.71%) NAS
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.71%) LAN
8 3 (4.29%) LDAP
8 3 (4.29%) MPLS
8 3 (4.29%) Network Security
8 3 (4.29%) WAN
9 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.86%) ISDN
9 2 (2.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.86%) Junior
7 2 (2.86%) Support Assistant
7 2 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.43%) COM
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) PKI
3 4 (5.71%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.71%) Symmetrix
3 4 (5.71%) EMC Centera
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) Celerra
3 4 (5.71%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (4.29%) iPad
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.29%) Linux
6 7 (10.00%) UNIX
7 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.29%) Android
9 3 (4.29%) Solaris
10 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.86%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.86%) CentOS
10 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Project Management
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.14%) Change Control
4 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Build Automation
5 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.29%) Data Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (4.29%) Process Management
6 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Change Management
7 2 (2.86%) CRM
7 2 (2.86%) SOA
7 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) Perl
3 8 (11.43%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.57%) Korn
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) Bourne shell
6 3 (4.29%) C-shell
7 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) HNC
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) MCTS
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (27.14%) vSphere
4 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
5 9 (12.86%) Terminal Services
6 5 (7.14%) XenServer
7 3 (4.29%) vCloud
7 3 (4.29%) XenApp
8 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) SCCM
2 12 (17.14%) SCOM
3 10 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (8.57%) Puppet
5 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.43%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) VMware
2 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) HP
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco
4 13 (18.57%) Dell
5 12 (17.14%) Citrix
6 10 (14.29%) Symantec
6 10 (14.29%) EMC
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle
8 6 (8.57%) NetApp
9 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.71%) Apple
10 4 (5.71%) Brocade
10 4 (5.71%) IBM
11 3 (4.29%) Sun
11 3 (4.29%) Sophos
11 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.86%) BMC
12 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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