The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 245 258 318
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +60
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 405 348 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 7.37% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 187 132
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.98 £14.70 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £34.30 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
Hyper-V
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4915 4719 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.76% 9.81% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2468 2231
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 563 560
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
London +44 172 £375 +5.63% 48
South East -10 86 £325 +8.33% 49
North West -6 32 £320 +28.00% 28
South West -14 29 £305 -41.90% 41
East Midlands +17 27 £330 +6.45% 11
East of England -37 23 £338 +3.84% 15
West Midlands -8 18 £320 +16.36% 12
Yorkshire -1 8 £320 +50.58% 10
North East - 2 £391 -
Midlands +2 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 652 (83.27%) Windows
2 383 (48.91%) VMware
3 356 (45.47%) Microsoft
4 346 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 329 (42.02%) Active Directory
6 259 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 253 (32.31%) SAN
8 235 (30.01%) MS Exchange
9 216 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 216 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 195 (24.90%) Citrix
11 190 (24.27%) Cisco
12 181 (23.12%) HP
13 175 (22.35%) SCCM
14 169 (21.58%) Firewall
15 165 (21.07%) Windows 7
16 159 (20.31%) DNS
17 138 (17.62%) SQL Server
18 135 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
19 131 (16.73%) SQL
20 124 (15.84%) DHCP
21 120 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 114 (14.56%) ITIL
22 114 (14.56%) Migration
23 108 (13.79%) LAN
24 107 (13.67%) WAN
24 107 (13.67%) SCOM
25 105 (13.41%) Clustering
26 100 (12.77%) Windows XP
26 100 (12.77%) Security Cleared

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 235 (30.01%) MS Exchange
2 135 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (12.39%) SharePoint
4 62 (7.92%) Lync
5 60 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 57 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 38 (4.85%) IIS
9 24 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.04%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.79%) Apache
13 13 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (1.02%) IBM Notes
15 8 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
18 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 81 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Project
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) CATIA
4 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.98%) Office 365
3 9 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.89%) IaaS
5 6 (0.77%) SaaS
5 6 (0.77%) PaaS
6 5 (0.64%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 253 (32.31%) SAN
2 169 (21.58%) Firewall
3 159 (20.31%) DNS
4 124 (15.84%) DHCP
5 108 (13.79%) LAN
6 107 (13.67%) WAN
7 80 (10.22%) TCP/IP
8 64 (8.17%) Wireless
9 62 (7.92%) VPN
10 41 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (4.98%) MPLS
12 37 (4.73%) VLAN
12 37 (4.73%) iSCSI
13 36 (4.60%) NAS
14 22 (2.81%) Network Security
14 22 (2.81%) BIG-IP
15 21 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (2.55%) IPsec
17 19 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.30%) MySQL
5 14 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.26%) HBase
11 1 (0.13%) Big Data
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 42 (5.36%) MSI
2 40 (5.11%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.38%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.13%) MSTest
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 65 (8.30%) Finance
2 15 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.28%) Advertising
5 8 (1.02%) Retail
6 7 (0.89%) Legal
7 6 (0.77%) Games
8 5 (0.64%) Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Marketing
9 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) German Language
10 2 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (17.50%) Architect
2 93 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (9.20%) Consultant
4 70 (8.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 69 (8.81%) Support Engineer
6 67 (8.56%) Analyst
7 43 (5.49%) Applications Packager
8 41 (5.24%) Administrator
9 39 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 38 (4.85%) Technical Architect
11 36 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (4.60%) Server Engineer
12 35 (4.47%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.34%) Network Engineer
14 30 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
15 24 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 21 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
17 19 (2.43%) Systems Support
18 18 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 17 (2.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.64%) Application Packaging
2 40 (5.11%) WSH
3 21 (2.68%) Web Services
4 19 (2.43%) .NET
5 11 (1.40%) XML
6 8 (1.02%) Middleware
6 8 (1.02%) XMPP
7 7 (0.89%) JSON
8 6 (0.77%) HTML
9 4 (0.51%) CSS
9 4 (0.51%) Flash
9 4 (0.51%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.51%) Java EE
10 3 (0.38%) RESTful
11 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.26%) WCF
11 2 (0.26%) WPF
11 2 (0.26%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.41%) Clustering
2 36 (4.60%) Blackberry
3 30 (3.83%) Replication
4 20 (2.55%) Thin Client
4 20 (2.55%) Fat Client
5 15 (1.92%) EqualLogic
6 10 (1.28%) NHS
7 7 (0.89%) Open Source
8 6 (0.77%) Online Games
9 5 (0.64%) FMCG
9 5 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.64%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.64%) PKI
10 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.38%) Firmware
11 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.38%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.38%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 652 (83.27%) Windows
2 346 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 216 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 216 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (21.07%) Windows 7
5 100 (12.77%) Windows XP
6 85 (10.86%) Linux
7 47 (6.00%) UNIX
8 34 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.17%) CentOS
10 13 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (1.15%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.77%) Solaris
14 4 (0.51%) Android
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.26%) VMS
16 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (14.56%) ITIL
1 114 (14.56%) Migration
2 49 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (5.36%) Service Management
4 36 (4.60%) Data Protection
5 31 (3.96%) Service Delivery
5 31 (3.96%) Load Balancing
6 29 (3.70%) Project Management
7 28 (3.58%) TOGAF
8 23 (2.94%) Network Management
9 20 (2.55%) Change Control
10 17 (2.17%) Performance Management
10 17 (2.17%) Business Continuity
11 16 (2.04%) Configuration Management
11 16 (2.04%) PRINCE2
11 16 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (2.04%) DevOps
12 15 (1.92%) BCP
12 15 (1.92%) Workflow
13 14 (1.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 131 (16.73%) SQL
2 81 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.75%) VB
4 19 (2.43%) Java
5 13 (1.66%) VBScript
6 12 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.15%) C
8 7 (0.89%) Ruby
9 6 (0.77%) C#
10 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.64%) Perl
11 4 (0.51%) PHP
11 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.51%) Python
12 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.13%) Tcl
13 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 120 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 86 (10.98%) MCSE
4 72 (9.20%) SC Cleared
5 59 (7.54%) MCITP
6 34 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 28 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.32%) MCP
8 26 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (2.94%) CCNA
10 21 (2.68%) Degree
11 13 (1.66%) MCTS
12 12 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.53%) MCSA
13 11 (1.40%) CCA
14 10 (1.28%) CCNP
14 10 (1.28%) VCP5
15 5 (0.64%) CCEA
15 5 (0.64%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.92%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) SLA
3 5 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 329 (42.02%) Active Directory
2 259 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (11.24%) XenApp
4 71 (9.07%) vSphere
5 57 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 56 (7.15%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (5.49%) Xen
7 43 (5.49%) VMware ESX
8 38 (4.85%) XenDesktop
9 36 (4.60%) XenServer
10 30 (3.83%) Terminal Services
11 22 (2.81%) NFS
11 22 (2.81%) KVM
12 16 (2.04%) NLBS
13 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (1.53%) ISA Server
14 12 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
15 11 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 175 (22.35%) SCCM
2 107 (13.67%) SCOM
3 55 (7.02%) Backup Exec
4 47 (6.00%) SCVMM
5 41 (5.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 32 (4.09%) WSUS
7 23 (2.94%) SCOrch
8 22 (2.81%) Puppet
9 20 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.79%) SCDPM
10 14 (1.79%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.53%) SCSM
12 9 (1.15%) ARCserve
12 9 (1.15%) Tivoli
12 9 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
14 7 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 383 (48.91%) VMware
2 356 (45.47%) Microsoft
3 195 (24.90%) Citrix
4 190 (24.27%) Cisco
5 181 (23.12%) HP
6 76 (9.71%) NetApp
7 66 (8.43%) Symantec
8 59 (7.54%) Dell
9 56 (7.15%) EMC
10 49 (6.26%) Juniper
11 46 (5.87%) IBM
12 41 (5.24%) CheckPoint
13 37 (4.73%) Oracle
14 28 (3.58%) McAfee
15 25 (3.19%) F5
16 23 (2.94%) 3PAR
16 23 (2.94%) Apple
17 20 (2.55%) Meru Networks
18 18 (2.30%) Brocade
19 16 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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