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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 245 255 269
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 502 405 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 9.41% 8.06% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 268 187
Average daily rate
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£365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £18.98 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £24.38 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.80 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.18%
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
5337 5025 4772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 9.82% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 2827 2499
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 607 573
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £31.50 £33.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -34 137 £375 - 66
South East -4 104 £363 +11.53% 60
North West +9 62 £276 -13.67% 21
East of England +31 48 £425 +25.92% 22
South West +14 48 £350 +14.75% 18
Yorkshire -1 37 £250 -21.87% 20
North East -2 25 £500 +28.04% 3
West Midlands +4 16 £300 -6.25% 16
East Midlands -23 14 £330 - 12
Midlands +6 2 £295 -26.25%
South Coast - 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 702 (75.65%) Windows
2 548 (59.05%) VMware
3 482 (51.94%) Microsoft
4 408 (43.97%) Active Directory
5 391 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 283 (30.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 267 (28.77%) Citrix
8 251 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 227 (24.46%) SCCM
10 220 (23.71%) MS Exchange
11 191 (20.58%) ITIL
11 191 (20.58%) PowerShell
12 185 (19.94%) SAN
12 185 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 182 (19.61%) Cisco
14 181 (19.50%) DNS
15 176 (18.97%) SQL
16 174 (18.75%) HP
17 161 (17.35%) Linux
18 156 (16.81%) SQL Server
19 149 (16.06%) Firewall
20 144 (15.52%) vSphere
21 141 (15.19%) Migration
22 140 (15.09%) Security Cleared
23 137 (14.76%) SCOM
24 127 (13.69%) SharePoint
25 123 (13.25%) WAN
26 121 (13.04%) Windows 7
27 120 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
28 118 (12.72%) Data Centre

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 220 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 127 (13.69%) SharePoint
3 120 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (9.27%) IIS
5 78 (8.41%) Lync
6 60 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (4.09%) Tomcat
9 37 (3.99%) OpenStack
10 31 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (2.91%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.91%) Apache
12 23 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.83%) JBoss
13 17 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.40%) IBM Notes
16 11 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 80 (8.62%) MS Office
3 17 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.54%) RMDS
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.59%) Office 365
2 72 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.16%) PaaS
5 17 (1.83%) IaaS
6 7 (0.75%) SaaS
7 5 (0.54%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 185 (19.94%) SAN
2 181 (19.50%) DNS
3 149 (16.06%) Firewall
4 123 (13.25%) WAN
5 111 (11.96%) LAN
6 107 (11.53%) DHCP
7 74 (7.97%) TCP/IP
8 71 (7.65%) VLAN
9 64 (6.90%) VPN
10 50 (5.39%) NAS
11 43 (4.63%) SSL
12 42 (4.53%) MPLS
13 38 (4.09%) Network Security
14 34 (3.66%) Internet
15 33 (3.56%) HTTP
15 33 (3.56%) NetScaler
16 32 (3.45%) Wireless
17 28 (3.02%) iSCSI
18 27 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
19 25 (2.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.34%) MySQL
4 27 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.05%) Big Data
6 19 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.65%) SSDT
12 6 (0.65%) HBase
13 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
2 13 (1.40%) JIRA
3 12 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.97%) Subversion
6 8 (0.86%) Metasploit
7 7 (0.75%) MSI
7 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.65%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.43%) Ant
9 4 (0.43%) Maven
10 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.22%) Lombardi
11 2 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
11 2 (0.22%) WiX
12 1 (0.11%) Hudson
12 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (11.21%) Finance
2 18 (1.94%) Retail
3 16 (1.72%) Banking
4 12 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.19%) Publishing
6 9 (0.97%) Legal
7 8 (0.86%) Local Government
8 7 (0.75%) Back Office
9 6 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Marketing
12 3 (0.32%) French Language
12 3 (0.32%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 139 (14.98%) Architect
3 100 (10.78%) Consultant
4 96 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 87 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 78 (8.41%) Analyst
7 67 (7.22%) Administrator
8 53 (5.71%) Server Engineer
9 52 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 46 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 45 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (4.63%) Technical Architect
13 38 (4.09%) Support Analyst
14 36 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
15 30 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
16 27 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (2.48%) Network Engineer
17 23 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 18 (1.94%) 2nd Line Support
18 18 (1.94%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.56%) XML
2 26 (2.80%) Middleware
3 22 (2.37%) .NET
4 21 (2.26%) HTML
5 17 (1.83%) Web Services
6 12 (1.29%) Application Packaging
7 11 (1.19%) CSS
8 8 (0.86%) SOAP
8 8 (0.86%) XSLT
8 8 (0.86%) SAML
8 8 (0.86%) LAMP
8 8 (0.86%) JSON
8 8 (0.86%) REST
9 7 (0.75%) Rendezvous
10 6 (0.65%) J2EE
11 5 (0.54%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (0.54%) Java EE
12 4 (0.43%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.43%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.72%) Data Centre
2 91 (9.81%) Clustering
3 41 (4.42%) PKI
4 34 (3.66%) Replication
5 31 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 25 (2.69%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.59%) Private Cloud
9 22 (2.37%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.94%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.83%) EqualLogic
12 15 (1.62%) HP Storage
13 13 (1.40%) CLARiiON
14 12 (1.29%) FlexPod
15 10 (1.08%) User Experience
16 9 (0.97%) EMC VNX
17 8 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 8 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 702 (75.65%) Windows
2 283 (30.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 161 (17.35%) Linux
6 121 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 38 (4.09%) UNIX
8 36 (3.88%) Solaris
8 36 (3.88%) Windows 8
9 30 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 26 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.51%) Android
12 12 (1.29%) CentOS
13 11 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.08%) AIX
14 10 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (0.97%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.75%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (20.58%) ITIL
2 141 (15.19%) Migration
3 73 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (6.57%) Service Management
5 52 (5.60%) Configuration Management
6 51 (5.50%) Data Protection
7 48 (5.17%) Project Management
8 45 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 37 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
11 34 (3.66%) ITSM
12 32 (3.45%) Incident Management
12 32 (3.45%) DevOps
13 31 (3.34%) Change Control
13 31 (3.34%) Problem Management
14 26 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (2.69%) Service Delivery
16 22 (2.37%) Information Security
16 22 (2.37%) BCP
16 22 (2.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 191 (20.58%) PowerShell
2 176 (18.97%) SQL
3 42 (4.53%) VBScript
4 36 (3.88%) Perl
5 32 (3.45%) Python
6 30 (3.23%) Java
7 27 (2.91%) C#
8 21 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 15 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.51%) Ruby
12 13 (1.40%) C++
13 12 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.19%) VB
15 8 (0.86%) Korn
15 8 (0.86%) C
16 6 (0.65%) C-shell
16 6 (0.65%) C++/CLI
17 4 (0.43%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 104 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 70 (7.54%) MCSE
5 49 (5.28%) DV Cleared
6 44 (4.74%) MCITP
7 42 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (3.66%) CCNA
9 32 (3.45%) MCSA
10 31 (3.34%) MCP
11 25 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (2.48%) Degree
13 15 (1.62%) MCTS
13 15 (1.62%) CCNP
13 15 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.86%) CCA
16 6 (0.65%) IBM Certification
17 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 4 (0.43%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.56%) SLA
2 21 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.51%) QA
4 13 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) TickIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 408 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 391 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (15.52%) vSphere
4 88 (9.48%) XenApp
5 56 (6.03%) XenDesktop
6 53 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 48 (5.17%) Xen
8 47 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 42 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (3.99%) Terminal Services
11 28 (3.02%) NFS
12 24 (2.59%) XenServer
13 16 (1.72%) KVM
14 14 (1.51%) NLBS
15 13 (1.40%) SRDF
15 13 (1.40%) vCloud
16 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (1.19%) ISA Server
17 10 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 227 (24.46%) SCCM
2 137 (14.76%) SCOM
3 43 (4.63%) WSUS
4 42 (4.53%) SCVMM
5 27 (2.91%) Puppet
6 24 (2.59%) Backup Exec
6 24 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 23 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.72%) SCOrch
9 15 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 15 (1.62%) OVSD
10 13 (1.40%) Nagios
11 12 (1.29%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.29%) Ansible
12 11 (1.19%) XenMobile
12 11 (1.19%) ARCserve
13 10 (1.08%) SCDPM
14 9 (0.97%) SnapMirror
15 8 (0.86%) Nmap
16 7 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 548 (59.05%) VMware
2 482 (51.94%) Microsoft
3 267 (28.77%) Citrix
4 182 (19.61%) Cisco
5 174 (18.75%) HP
6 81 (8.73%) Oracle
7 80 (8.62%) Dell
8 77 (8.30%) NetApp
9 75 (8.08%) IBM
10 72 (7.76%) EMC
11 61 (6.57%) Symantec
12 44 (4.74%) CheckPoint
12 44 (4.74%) F5
13 37 (3.99%) Red Hat
14 32 (3.45%) Juniper
15 27 (2.91%) McAfee
16 26 (2.80%) Veeam
17 23 (2.48%) SAP
18 22 (2.37%) 3PAR
19 20 (2.16%) Brocade
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