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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 93 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 33 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.26% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 11.54% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 17
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£475 £260 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £448 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -18.98%
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
297 286 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.68% 10.89% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 150 120
Average daily rate £348 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 41 56
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £11.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 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 2 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 +18 19 £500 +37.93% 5
Norfolk +5 7 £365 +33.94% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £338 +43.61% 5
Suffolk +1 2 - -
Essex - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) VMware
3 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
7 23 (36.51%) HP
8 18 (28.57%) SCCM
9 16 (25.40%) Dell
10 15 (23.81%) DNS
11 14 (22.22%) DHCP
12 13 (20.63%) Cisco
13 12 (19.05%) Firewall
13 12 (19.05%) SAN
13 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
14 11 (17.46%) SCOM
14 11 (17.46%) vSphere
14 11 (17.46%) Citrix
15 10 (15.87%) Symantec
15 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
16 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 9 (14.29%) Wireless
16 9 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 8 (12.70%) Puppet
17 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (12.70%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) WorkSite
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Summit
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) DNS
2 14 (22.22%) DHCP
3 12 (19.05%) SAN
3 12 (19.05%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) Wireless
5 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.11%) VPN
7 6 (9.52%) LAN
8 5 (7.94%) WAN
8 5 (7.94%) SSH
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (6.35%) MPLS
10 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.76%) Network Security
10 3 (4.76%) NAS
11 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.17%) ISDN
11 2 (3.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.59%) MS Access
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.59%) Legal
1 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (4.76%) Administrator
4 3 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 2 (3.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Project Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) COM
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) PKI
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.76%) Symmetrix
3 3 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.76%) Celerra
3 3 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.52%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Android
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX
8 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.17%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
1 8 (12.70%) Project Management
2 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Change Control
3 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.76%) Data Analytics
4 3 (4.76%) Analytics
4 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 3 (4.76%) Process Management
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.17%) CRM
5 2 (3.17%) SOA
5 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.17%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.17%) DevOps
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) Korn
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) HNC
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (1.59%) MCITP
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.46%) vSphere
3 8 (12.70%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.52%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.35%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) XenServer
6 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) KVM
7 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 11 (17.46%) SCOM
3 9 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (12.70%) Puppet
5 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.76%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SCSM
7 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.59%) WSUS
8 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) HP
4 16 (25.40%) Dell
5 13 (20.63%) Cisco
6 11 (17.46%) Citrix
7 10 (15.87%) Symantec
8 6 (9.52%) EMC
9 5 (7.94%) NetApp
10 4 (6.35%) Apple
10 4 (6.35%) Sophos
10 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.76%) Brocade
12 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.17%) Avaya
12 2 (3.17%) SAP
12 2 (3.17%) Metastorm
12 2 (3.17%) Nintex
13 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
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