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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 105 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 30 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.58% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 8.60% 11.45% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £285 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £90.00 £19.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+361.53% -9.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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
349 332 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.52% 13.81% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 155 144
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £141 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 70 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 22 £400 +10.34% 2
Suffolk +1 4 £463 +208.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £275 +44.73% 6
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 22 (44.00%) HP
6 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (28.00%) SCCM
10 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (26.00%) LAN
11 12 (24.00%) WAN
11 12 (24.00%) DNS
11 12 (24.00%) Dell
11 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (22.00%) Firewall
13 10 (20.00%) DHCP
13 10 (20.00%) SAN
13 10 (20.00%) SCOM
14 9 (18.00%) Puppet
14 9 (18.00%) Symantec
14 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.00%) MPLS
15 8 (16.00%) Citrix
15 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) WorkSite
6 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Summit
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) LAN
2 12 (24.00%) WAN
2 12 (24.00%) DNS
3 11 (22.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.00%) SAN
4 10 (20.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) MPLS
6 7 (14.00%) VPN
7 5 (10.00%) SSH
8 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.00%) Wireless
10 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
10 2 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.00%) PBX
10 2 (4.00%) VoIP
10 2 (4.00%) ISDN
11 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Assistant
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (4.00%) IT Assistant
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) COM
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) PKI
2 4 (8.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Linux
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.00%) UNIX
8 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.00%) Android
9 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.00%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
9 2 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) CentOS
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) Change Control
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) DevOps
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) CRM
5 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.00%) Process Management
5 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.00%) Data Security
6 1 (2.00%) Workflow
6 1 (2.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 3 (6.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.00%) MCP
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) KVM
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) SCCM
2 10 (20.00%) SCOM
3 9 (18.00%) Puppet
4 8 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (6.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (6.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SCSM
5 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.00%) MOM
7 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
7 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 22 (44.00%) HP
4 12 (24.00%) Dell
5 9 (18.00%) Symantec
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix
7 5 (10.00%) Nortel
8 4 (8.00%) Apple
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco
9 3 (6.00%) Juniper
9 3 (6.00%) Sophos
10 2 (4.00%) Metastorm
10 2 (4.00%) Nintex
10 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.00%) Avaya
10 2 (4.00%) IBM
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle
10 2 (4.00%) SAP
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) Intel