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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 250 248 257
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 417 380 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 8.43% 8.29% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 223 181
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -12.38%
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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +22 132 £350 -6.66% 64
South East -3 121 £350 +16.66% 64
East of England +16 46 £350 +40.00% 17
North West -40 32 £223 -25.83% 38
South West +22 28 £395 +75.55% 28
East Midlands +4 25 £347 +215.89% 12
Yorkshire -26 15 £375 +36.36% 11
West Midlands -8 13 £313 +47.05% 31
North East -15 4 £377 +10.94% 5
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 723 (77.91%) Windows
2 570 (61.42%) VMware
3 507 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 455 (49.03%) Active Directory
5 432 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 358 (38.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 257 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 241 (25.97%) MS Exchange
9 235 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 227 (24.46%) HP
10 227 (24.46%) SAN
11 224 (24.14%) Citrix
12 205 (22.09%) Cisco
12 205 (22.09%) SCCM
13 201 (21.66%) ITIL
14 182 (19.61%) SQL
15 178 (19.18%) Firewall
16 177 (19.07%) Security Cleared
17 175 (18.86%) PowerShell
18 171 (18.43%) DNS
19 159 (17.13%) SQL Server
20 151 (16.27%) vSphere
21 149 (16.06%) SharePoint
22 140 (15.09%) Clustering
23 137 (14.76%) WAN
24 133 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2010
25 131 (14.12%) Windows 7
26 121 (13.04%) Migration
27 119 (12.82%) LAN
27 119 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 241 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 149 (16.06%) SharePoint
3 133 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 110 (11.85%) IIS
5 89 (9.59%) Lync
6 88 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 46 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (4.53%) OpenStack
10 37 (3.99%) Tomcat
11 24 (2.59%) Apache
11 24 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
12 21 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 19 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.94%) WebSphere
15 15 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 106 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 72 (7.76%) MS Office
3 15 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) RMDS
3 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (8.19%) Office 365
3 35 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.02%) PaaS
5 20 (2.16%) IaaS
6 10 (1.08%) SaaS
7 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 227 (24.46%) SAN
2 178 (19.18%) Firewall
3 171 (18.43%) DNS
4 137 (14.76%) WAN
5 119 (12.82%) LAN
6 113 (12.18%) DHCP
7 89 (9.59%) TCP/IP
8 76 (8.19%) NAS
9 67 (7.22%) VLAN
10 60 (6.47%) VPN
11 51 (5.50%) NetScaler
12 46 (4.96%) iSCSI
12 46 (4.96%) MPLS
13 42 (4.53%) Wireless
14 34 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (3.56%) Network Security
15 33 (3.56%) Internet
16 31 (3.34%) Fibre Channel
17 28 (3.02%) LDAP
18 25 (2.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.37%) MySQL
5 21 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.29%) Big Data
8 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.54%) HBase
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.51%) StarTeam
3 12 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.97%) JIRA
7 8 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.75%) MSI
9 6 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.43%) Maven
10 4 (0.43%) Ant
10 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.32%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.32%) WinRunner
11 3 (0.32%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.32%) Subversion
12 2 (0.22%) Lombardi
12 2 (0.22%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.22%) WiX
General
1 77 (8.30%) Finance
2 21 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.83%) Retail
4 12 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.08%) Banking
5 10 (1.08%) Legal
6 7 (0.75%) Law
7 6 (0.65%) Marketing
8 5 (0.54%) Back Office
8 5 (0.54%) Games
9 4 (0.43%) Military
9 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.43%) Local Government
10 3 (0.32%) Automotive
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (15.52%) Architect
2 123 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 105 (11.31%) Analyst
4 79 (8.51%) Consultant
5 78 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 64 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 60 (6.47%) Infrastructure Architect
8 53 (5.71%) Server Engineer
9 49 (5.28%) Administrator
10 42 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 40 (4.31%) Technical Architect
12 37 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 30 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
15 28 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
16 23 (2.48%) Network Engineer
17 21 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
17 21 (2.26%) 2nd Line Support
18 20 (2.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.09%) Middleware
2 35 (3.77%) XML
3 20 (2.16%) HTML
4 19 (2.05%) Web Services
5 18 (1.94%) .NET
6 8 (0.86%) XSLT
7 7 (0.75%) SAP PI
7 7 (0.75%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.65%) XML Messaging
8 6 (0.65%) Java EE
9 5 (0.54%) Ultra Messaging
9 5 (0.54%) J2EE
10 4 (0.43%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.32%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.22%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.22%) OLE
12 2 (0.22%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 140 (15.09%) Clustering
2 55 (5.93%) Replication
3 53 (5.71%) PKI
4 37 (3.99%) Private Cloud
5 36 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 26 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 20 (2.16%) Fat Client
9 19 (2.05%) Celerra
10 18 (1.94%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.62%) Open Source
12 14 (1.51%) NHS
13 13 (1.40%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.29%) Computer Science
15 10 (1.08%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.86%) User Experience
17 7 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 723 (77.91%) Windows
2 358 (38.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 235 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 131 (14.12%) Windows 7
6 119 (12.82%) Linux
7 52 (5.60%) UNIX
8 38 (4.09%) Windows 8
9 37 (3.99%) Windows XP
10 31 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.91%) Solaris
12 17 (1.83%) CentOS
13 12 (1.29%) HPUX
14 11 (1.19%) Android
14 11 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.97%) AIX
15 9 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (21.66%) ITIL
2 121 (13.04%) Migration
3 64 (6.90%) Service Management
4 62 (6.68%) Project Management
5 60 (6.47%) Configuration Management
6 54 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (4.85%) ITSM
8 40 (4.31%) Change Control
9 37 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (3.66%) Load Balancing
11 33 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.34%) DevOps
14 30 (3.23%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.23%) Change Management
15 29 (3.13%) CRM
16 27 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (2.80%) Problem Management
18 25 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (2.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 182 (19.61%) SQL
2 175 (18.86%) PowerShell
3 76 (8.19%) VBScript
4 30 (3.23%) VB
5 24 (2.59%) C#
6 19 (2.05%) Java
7 18 (1.94%) Python
8 15 (1.62%) Perl
9 13 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.08%) C
11 9 (0.97%) Ruby
12 8 (0.86%) Korn
12 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.65%) C-shell
14 5 (0.54%) PHP
15 4 (0.43%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.32%) R
16 3 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 177 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 119 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (11.21%) SC Cleared
4 76 (8.19%) MCSE
5 66 (7.11%) DV Cleared
6 55 (5.93%) MCITP
7 43 (4.63%) MCP
8 38 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (3.56%) CCNA
11 31 (3.34%) MCSA
12 30 (3.23%) MCTS
13 25 (2.69%) Degree
14 18 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.62%) CCA
16 13 (1.40%) CCNP
17 11 (1.19%) VCP5
18 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
19 6 (0.65%) VCP4
20 5 (0.54%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.23%) SLA
2 15 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.86%) QA
6 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 455 (49.03%) Active Directory
2 432 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (16.27%) vSphere
4 107 (11.53%) XenApp
5 71 (7.65%) XenDesktop
6 64 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 47 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (4.42%) Xen
9 31 (3.34%) XenServer
10 24 (2.59%) Terminal Services
11 23 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (2.05%) NFS
13 16 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (1.62%) vCloud
15 14 (1.51%) KVM
16 12 (1.29%) VMware Server
17 11 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 10 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
19 9 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 8 (0.86%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 205 (22.09%) SCCM
2 104 (11.21%) SCOM
3 47 (5.06%) SCVMM
4 30 (3.23%) WSUS
5 29 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 28 (3.02%) Puppet
7 23 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 19 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 16 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 14 (1.51%) HP SIM
12 13 (1.40%) EdgeSight
12 13 (1.40%) OVSD
13 12 (1.29%) Nagios
14 11 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (1.19%) ARCserve
15 10 (1.08%) NetBackup
15 10 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (1.08%) SCDPM
16 9 (0.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 570 (61.42%) VMware
2 507 (54.63%) Microsoft
3 227 (24.46%) HP
4 224 (24.14%) Citrix
5 205 (22.09%) Cisco
6 119 (12.82%) NetApp
7 96 (10.34%) Dell
8 86 (9.27%) EMC
9 82 (8.84%) Oracle
10 60 (6.47%) IBM
11 44 (4.74%) CheckPoint
12 41 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 36 (3.88%) F5
14 34 (3.66%) Symantec
15 33 (3.56%) Juniper
16 25 (2.69%) Veeam
16 25 (2.69%) 3PAR
17 24 (2.59%) McAfee
17 24 (2.59%) Lumension
18 23 (2.48%) Brocade
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