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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 261 245 326
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +81
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 405 365 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 7.79% 7.64% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 221 122
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 10
Average hourly rate £22.19 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £35.00 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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
5198 4776 4391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.79% 10.10% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2933 2497 2163
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 613 595
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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 0 150 £400 +14.28% 81
South East +5 125 £380 +38.00% 46
South West -5 46 £450 +150.00% 28
North West -25 26 £350 +55.55% 33
East of England -29 22 £300 +22.44% 11
East Midlands +3 11 £450 +157.14% 5
West Midlands -7 11 £278 +14.43% 16
North East -38 7 £348 - 3
Yorkshire -17 4 £438 +24.11% 19
Midlands - 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 651 (80.47%) Windows
2 417 (51.55%) VMware
3 399 (49.32%) Active Directory
4 396 (48.95%) Microsoft
5 373 (46.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 305 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 253 (31.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 242 (29.91%) MS Exchange
9 237 (29.30%) SAN
10 224 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 218 (26.95%) Citrix
12 190 (23.49%) Cisco
13 169 (20.89%) Firewall
14 164 (20.27%) DNS
15 162 (20.02%) SQL
16 158 (19.53%) HP
16 158 (19.53%) SCCM
16 158 (19.53%) Windows 7
17 143 (17.68%) Clustering
18 140 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
19 129 (15.95%) ITIL
20 127 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
21 126 (15.57%) SQL Server
21 126 (15.57%) DHCP
22 122 (15.08%) SharePoint
23 119 (14.71%) LAN
24 108 (13.35%) Security Cleared
25 106 (13.10%) WAN
26 104 (12.86%) Migration
27 97 (11.99%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 242 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 127 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (15.08%) SharePoint
4 93 (11.50%) Lync
5 83 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 78 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 51 (6.30%) IIS
9 50 (6.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 44 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
12 36 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (1.73%) Apache
14 11 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (1.24%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.87%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.87%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.62%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 95 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 66 (8.16%) MS Office
3 10 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.87%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (6.55%) Office 365
3 36 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.99%) IaaS
6 7 (0.87%) PaaS
7 6 (0.74%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (29.30%) SAN
2 169 (20.89%) Firewall
3 164 (20.27%) DNS
4 126 (15.57%) DHCP
5 119 (14.71%) LAN
6 106 (13.10%) WAN
7 61 (7.54%) VPN
8 59 (7.29%) TCP/IP
9 45 (5.56%) Wireless
10 42 (5.19%) VLAN
11 41 (5.07%) NAS
12 40 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (4.82%) MPLS
14 37 (4.57%) iSCSI
15 30 (3.71%) Fibre Channel
16 27 (3.34%) NetScaler
16 27 (3.34%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (3.21%) Network Security
18 24 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (2.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.11%) MySQL
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.25%) HBase
8 2 (0.25%) MS Access
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.12%) IDOL
9 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (3.83%) MSI
2 24 (2.97%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.25%) Subversion
4 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (9.77%) Finance
2 19 (2.35%) Retail
3 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.24%) Advertising
4 10 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.11%) Banking
6 8 (0.99%) Legal
7 7 (0.87%) Games
8 6 (0.74%) Military
8 6 (0.74%) Law
9 4 (0.49%) Publishing
10 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Marketing
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 169 (20.89%) Architect
2 92 (11.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (9.64%) Analyst
4 71 (8.78%) Consultant
4 71 (8.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 62 (7.66%) Support Engineer
5 62 (7.66%) Technical Architect
6 52 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 43 (5.32%) Server Engineer
8 38 (4.70%) Administrator
9 37 (4.57%) Support Analyst
10 35 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
11 31 (3.83%) Network Engineer
12 29 (3.58%) Applications Packager
13 26 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 24 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
15 22 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
17 18 (2.22%) Wintel Engineer
18 16 (1.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.53%) Application Packaging
2 42 (5.19%) .NET
3 24 (2.97%) WSH
4 20 (2.47%) Web Services
5 10 (1.24%) XML
5 10 (1.24%) Middleware
6 8 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.74%) HTML
8 5 (0.62%) Java EE
8 5 (0.62%) JSON
9 4 (0.49%) CSS
9 4 (0.49%) Flash
9 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.37%) COM
11 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.25%) Ajax
11 2 (0.25%) SAP PI
11 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (17.68%) Clustering
2 46 (5.69%) Blackberry
3 37 (4.57%) Replication
4 29 (3.58%) Thin Client
4 29 (3.58%) Fat Client
5 25 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.24%) EqualLogic
6 10 (1.24%) Cryptography
6 10 (1.24%) NHS
7 9 (1.11%) PKI
7 9 (1.11%) CESG
8 7 (0.87%) Online Games
8 7 (0.87%) Open Source
9 6 (0.74%) FlexPod
9 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.62%) Celerra
10 5 (0.62%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 651 (80.47%) Windows
2 373 (46.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 253 (31.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 224 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 158 (19.53%) Windows 7
6 93 (11.50%) Windows XP
7 89 (11.00%) Linux
8 55 (6.80%) UNIX
9 32 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.98%) CentOS
11 14 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.48%) Solaris
13 10 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.87%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.49%) Android
18 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (15.95%) ITIL
2 104 (12.86%) Migration
3 71 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 62 (7.66%) Service Management
5 49 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 46 (5.69%) CRM
7 45 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 31 (3.83%) Data Protection
9 25 (3.09%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.09%) Network Design
10 24 (2.97%) Network Management
10 24 (2.97%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (2.60%) Business Continuity
12 19 (2.35%) Asset Management
13 18 (2.22%) Problem Management
13 18 (2.22%) Performance Management
14 17 (2.10%) Time Management
15 16 (1.98%) TOGAF
15 16 (1.98%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (1.98%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 162 (20.02%) SQL
2 71 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 34 (4.20%) VB
4 29 (3.58%) VBScript
5 15 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.61%) Java
7 9 (1.11%) Perl
8 6 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.74%) PHP
8 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.74%) C#
9 5 (0.62%) Ruby
9 5 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.49%) Python
10 4 (0.49%) C
10 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.37%) VBA
12 2 (0.25%) R
12 2 (0.25%) Korn
12 2 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 140 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (13.35%) Security Cleared
3 97 (11.99%) MCSE
4 73 (9.02%) SC Cleared
5 47 (5.81%) MCITP
6 35 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (3.83%) CCNA
8 29 (3.58%) DV Cleared
9 27 (3.34%) MCP
9 27 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (3.21%) MCTS
11 21 (2.60%) MCSA
12 19 (2.35%) Degree
13 14 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.36%) CCA
14 11 (1.36%) CCNP
15 10 (1.24%) VCP5
16 4 (0.49%) CCEA
16 4 (0.49%) Sun Certification
17 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.35%) QA
2 14 (1.73%) SLA
3 12 (1.48%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 399 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 305 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (11.99%) XenApp
4 83 (10.26%) vSphere
5 47 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 46 (5.69%) XenDesktop
7 40 (4.94%) XenServer
7 40 (4.94%) Xen
8 39 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (4.57%) VMware ESX
10 21 (2.60%) NLBS
10 21 (2.60%) Terminal Services
11 19 (2.35%) NFS
12 18 (2.22%) ISA Server
12 18 (2.22%) KVM
13 17 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (2.10%) UAG
14 16 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 158 (19.53%) SCCM
2 95 (11.74%) SCOM
3 54 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 41 (5.07%) SCVMM
5 34 (4.20%) WSUS
6 28 (3.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (2.84%) SCOrch
8 18 (2.22%) Puppet
9 16 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (1.98%) SCDPM
10 15 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
11 14 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.36%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 10 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.99%) SCSM
15 8 (0.99%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 6 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 417 (51.55%) VMware
2 396 (48.95%) Microsoft
3 218 (26.95%) Citrix
4 190 (23.49%) Cisco
5 158 (19.53%) HP
6 77 (9.52%) Symantec
7 74 (9.15%) NetApp
8 72 (8.90%) Dell
9 59 (7.29%) EMC
10 58 (7.17%) Juniper
11 56 (6.92%) CheckPoint
12 47 (5.81%) McAfee
13 37 (4.57%) IBM
14 28 (3.46%) Oracle
14 28 (3.46%) Apple
14 28 (3.46%) F5
15 25 (3.09%) 3PAR
16 24 (2.97%) Sophos
17 21 (2.60%) Veeam
18 20 (2.47%) Meru Networks
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