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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 231 244 256
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 502 403 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 8.33% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 273 188
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £24.38 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.41% -11.00%
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
5187 4838 4635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.79% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 2702 2372
Average daily rate £353 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 582 600
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £27.90 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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
London -37 125 £375 +3.44% 68
South East +19 118 £350 +7.69% 43
North West +10 74 £255 -15.00% 35
South West +28 53 £375 +17.18% 17
East of England +21 50 £425 +30.76% 11
Yorkshire -1 30 £250 -21.87% 8
East Midlands -22 16 £325 -1.51% 10
North East -14 15 £450 +37.19% 3
West Midlands 0 11 £300 -6.25% 23
Midlands -1 1 £295 -26.25%
South Coast - 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 747 (75.84%) Windows
2 575 (58.38%) VMware
3 540 (54.82%) Microsoft
4 456 (46.29%) Active Directory
5 415 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 331 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 282 (28.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 270 (27.41%) Citrix
9 257 (26.09%) SCCM
10 243 (24.67%) MS Exchange
11 227 (23.05%) SAN
12 215 (21.83%) ITIL
13 213 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 205 (20.81%) HP
15 200 (20.30%) Cisco
16 185 (18.78%) PowerShell
17 184 (18.68%) DNS
18 182 (18.48%) SQL
19 168 (17.06%) SQL Server
20 163 (16.55%) Firewall
21 158 (16.04%) Security Cleared
22 151 (15.33%) Migration
23 147 (14.92%) WAN
24 146 (14.82%) Linux
25 142 (14.42%) Data Centre
26 138 (14.01%) SCOM
27 137 (13.91%) SharePoint
28 135 (13.71%) vSphere
29 133 (13.50%) Windows 7
30 130 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 243 (24.67%) MS Exchange
2 137 (13.91%) SharePoint
3 130 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 96 (9.75%) IIS
5 89 (9.04%) Lync
6 82 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 63 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (4.37%) Tomcat
9 42 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 37 (3.76%) OpenStack
11 28 (2.84%) Apache
12 21 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 21 (2.13%) WebSphere
13 20 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (1.83%) IBM Notes
15 16 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (1.02%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 116 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 76 (7.72%) MS Office
3 18 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.71%) RMDS
4 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 106 (10.76%) Office 365
2 78 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.23%) PaaS
5 15 (1.52%) IaaS
6 6 (0.61%) SaaS
7 5 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 227 (23.05%) SAN
2 184 (18.68%) DNS
3 163 (16.55%) Firewall
4 147 (14.92%) WAN
5 121 (12.28%) LAN
5 121 (12.28%) DHCP
6 75 (7.61%) TCP/IP
7 69 (7.01%) VLAN
8 63 (6.40%) VPN
9 62 (6.29%) NAS
10 48 (4.87%) MPLS
11 42 (4.26%) iSCSI
12 40 (4.06%) Wireless
13 38 (3.86%) Network Security
14 37 (3.76%) Internet
14 37 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
15 33 (3.35%) SSL
16 31 (3.15%) NetScaler
17 30 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (2.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 28 (2.84%) MySQL
5 21 (2.13%) Big Data
6 20 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.71%) HBase
9 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.61%) SSDT
11 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.32%) JIRA
4 12 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.91%) Subversion
7 8 (0.81%) MSI
7 8 (0.81%) Metasploit
7 8 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.61%) WinDbg
8 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.61%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.41%) Ant
9 4 (0.41%) Maven
10 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
11 2 (0.20%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.10%) Hudson
12 1 (0.10%) WiX
12 1 (0.10%) StarTeam
General
1 103 (10.46%) Finance
2 15 (1.52%) Banking
2 15 (1.52%) Retail
3 13 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.22%) Local Government
5 11 (1.12%) Publishing
6 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.71%) Back Office
8 6 (0.61%) Legal
9 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.41%) Marketing
10 4 (0.41%) Military
11 3 (0.30%) Law
11 3 (0.30%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 161 (16.35%) Architect
2 154 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 98 (9.95%) Consultant
4 92 (9.34%) Support Engineer
5 88 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 85 (8.63%) Analyst
7 66 (6.70%) Administrator
8 62 (6.29%) Server Engineer
9 58 (5.89%) Infrastructure Architect
10 48 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 46 (4.67%) Technical Architect
13 40 (4.06%) Support Analyst
14 34 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
15 33 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
16 25 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
17 24 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 23 (2.34%) Network Engineer
19 20 (2.03%) Server Support
19 20 (2.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.15%) XML
2 30 (3.05%) Middleware
3 24 (2.44%) .NET
4 20 (2.03%) HTML
5 16 (1.62%) Web Services
6 13 (1.32%) Application Packaging
7 10 (1.02%) XSLT
8 9 (0.91%) Rendezvous
9 8 (0.81%) LAMP
10 7 (0.71%) Ultra Messaging
11 6 (0.61%) J2EE
12 5 (0.51%) Java EE
13 4 (0.41%) SAP PI
13 4 (0.41%) X-Windows
14 3 (0.30%) Regular Expression
15 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (0.20%) Drools
15 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
15 2 (0.20%) Flash
15 2 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 142 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 127 (12.89%) Clustering
3 48 (4.87%) Replication
4 42 (4.26%) PKI
4 42 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.65%) Private Cloud
6 30 (3.05%) Blackberry
7 24 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.13%) EMC VNX
9 19 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.93%) Celerra
10 18 (1.83%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.83%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.83%) EqualLogic
11 17 (1.73%) CLARiiON
12 16 (1.62%) HP Storage
13 11 (1.12%) FlexPod
13 11 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
14 10 (1.02%) User Experience
15 9 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 747 (75.84%) Windows
2 331 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (28.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 213 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 146 (14.82%) Linux
6 133 (13.50%) Windows 7
7 48 (4.87%) UNIX
8 44 (4.47%) Windows 8
9 34 (3.45%) Solaris
10 31 (3.15%) Windows XP
11 25 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.93%) CentOS
13 15 (1.52%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.42%) Android
15 10 (1.02%) HPUX
15 10 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.71%) AIX
18 6 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (21.83%) ITIL
2 151 (15.33%) Migration
3 74 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 66 (6.70%) Service Management
5 57 (5.79%) Project Management
6 49 (4.97%) Configuration Management
7 48 (4.87%) Capacity Planning
8 45 (4.57%) Data Protection
9 41 (4.16%) Change Control
10 38 (3.86%) ITSM
10 38 (3.86%) Load Balancing
11 37 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (3.15%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.15%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.05%) Problem Management
15 29 (2.94%) DevOps
16 28 (2.84%) Server Building
17 27 (2.74%) Capacity Management
17 27 (2.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 185 (18.78%) PowerShell
2 182 (18.48%) SQL
3 52 (5.28%) VBScript
4 28 (2.84%) Perl
4 28 (2.84%) Java
5 26 (2.64%) Python
6 25 (2.54%) C#
7 20 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.22%) C++
10 11 (1.12%) VB
11 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.91%) Ruby
13 8 (0.81%) Korn
13 8 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.71%) C
15 6 (0.61%) C-shell
15 6 (0.61%) C++/CLI
16 4 (0.41%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 122 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (10.15%) SC Cleared
4 80 (8.12%) MCSE
5 57 (5.79%) DV Cleared
6 48 (4.87%) MCITP
7 46 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (3.96%) MCP
9 38 (3.86%) CCNA
10 36 (3.65%) MCSA
11 27 (2.74%) Degree
12 23 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (2.03%) MCTS
14 18 (1.83%) CCNP
15 16 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.02%) CCA
18 6 (0.61%) IBM Certification
18 6 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.15%) SLA
2 16 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.52%) QA
4 10 (1.02%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 456 (46.29%) Active Directory
2 415 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (13.71%) vSphere
4 92 (9.34%) XenApp
5 61 (6.19%) VMware ESX
6 56 (5.69%) Xen
7 55 (5.58%) XenDesktop
8 47 (4.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 45 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (3.86%) Terminal Services
11 31 (3.15%) NFS
12 25 (2.54%) XenServer
13 19 (1.93%) KVM
14 15 (1.52%) SRDF
14 15 (1.52%) vCloud
15 14 (1.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 12 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (1.22%) NLBS
16 12 (1.22%) ISA Server
17 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 257 (26.09%) SCCM
2 138 (14.01%) SCOM
3 45 (4.57%) SCVMM
4 43 (4.37%) WSUS
5 22 (2.23%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.23%) Puppet
6 21 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 21 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.83%) OVSD
8 14 (1.42%) SCOrch
9 13 (1.32%) SCSM
9 13 (1.32%) Nagios
10 12 (1.22%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.02%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (0.91%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.91%) SnapMirror
13 8 (0.81%) Nmap
14 7 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 575 (58.38%) VMware
2 540 (54.82%) Microsoft
3 270 (27.41%) Citrix
4 205 (20.81%) HP
5 200 (20.30%) Cisco
6 95 (9.64%) NetApp
7 93 (9.44%) Oracle
8 90 (9.14%) EMC
9 81 (8.22%) Dell
10 68 (6.90%) IBM
11 56 (5.69%) Symantec
12 48 (4.87%) CheckPoint
12 48 (4.87%) F5
13 38 (3.86%) Red Hat
14 31 (3.15%) Juniper
15 30 (3.05%) SAP
15 30 (3.05%) Veeam
16 29 (2.94%) McAfee
17 28 (2.84%) Brocade
18 25 (2.54%) 3PAR
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