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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 269 220 293
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +73
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 376 489 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 8.12% 10.26% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 285 179
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 17
Average hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.55 £30.00 £34.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -15 131 £350 -12.50% 80
London -45 98 £406 -4.41% 58
North West +5 49 £338 +3.84% 21
South West +14 35 £275 -29.03% 13
East Midlands +1 24 £314 -3.46% 9
Yorkshire -29 19 £300 -17.24% 17
East of England -15 14 £325 -31.57% 23
West Midlands -37 6 £325 +44.44% 14
Midlands +1 2 - -
North East -22 1 - - 3
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 602 (78.28%) Windows
2 467 (60.73%) VMware
3 403 (52.41%) Microsoft
4 397 (51.63%) Active Directory
5 387 (50.33%) Windows Server
6 322 (41.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 228 (29.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 228 (29.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 190 (24.71%) Citrix
9 172 (22.37%) SCCM
10 170 (22.11%) Cisco
11 168 (21.85%) SAN
12 167 (21.72%) SQL
13 160 (20.81%) ITIL
14 159 (20.68%) MS Exchange
15 153 (19.90%) Linux
15 153 (19.90%) Migration
16 151 (19.64%) SQL Server
17 133 (17.30%) DNS
18 131 (17.04%) HP
19 129 (16.78%) Firewall
20 124 (16.12%) PowerShell
21 117 (15.21%) Data Centre
22 115 (14.95%) Security Cleared
23 112 (14.56%) WAN
24 105 (13.65%) LAN
25 103 (13.39%) vSphere
26 101 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
27 99 (12.87%) SCOM
28 93 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 159 (20.68%) MS Exchange
2 87 (11.31%) SharePoint
3 63 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (7.02%) Skype for Business
6 42 (5.46%) IIS
7 29 (3.77%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (2.34%) WebSphere
11 16 (2.08%) Apache
11 16 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.04%) Eucalyptus
13 8 (1.04%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.78%) JBoss
15 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.55%) MS Office
3 9 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.26%) Windchill
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.52%) Relativity
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 101 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (11.31%) Office 365
3 51 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.64%) IaaS
5 22 (2.86%) PaaS
6 21 (2.73%) SaaS
7 5 (0.65%) SoftLayer
8 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 168 (21.85%) SAN
2 133 (17.30%) DNS
3 129 (16.78%) Firewall
4 112 (14.56%) WAN
5 105 (13.65%) LAN
6 85 (11.05%) DHCP
7 68 (8.84%) TCP/IP
8 38 (4.94%) VPN
9 37 (4.81%) NetScaler
9 37 (4.81%) Network Security
10 31 (4.03%) VLAN
11 27 (3.51%) iSCSI
12 26 (3.38%) MPLS
13 25 (3.25%) Internet
14 21 (2.73%) NAS
15 20 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (2.60%) VoIP
16 19 (2.47%) Wireless
17 17 (2.21%) LDAP
18 15 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.30%) MySQL
8 9 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.91%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.78%) DB2
10 6 (0.78%) DTS
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.65%) Big Data
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
3 6 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.65%) JIRA
5 4 (0.52%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.52%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.52%) MSI
5 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.26%) Selenium
7 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.26%) WiX
8 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.13%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.13%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 83 (10.79%) Finance
2 21 (2.73%) Retail
2 21 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.21%) Banking
4 13 (1.69%) Legal
5 11 (1.43%) Back Office
5 11 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.43%) Marketing
6 9 (1.17%) Advertising
6 9 (1.17%) Electronics
7 8 (1.04%) Local Government
8 4 (0.52%) Games
8 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (17.17%) Architect
2 86 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 62 (8.06%) Consultant
5 61 (7.93%) Analyst
6 57 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (5.72%) Server Engineer
8 43 (5.59%) Administrator
9 41 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 40 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
11 38 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 37 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (4.16%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 31 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (3.77%) VMware Engineer
16 27 (3.51%) Technical Architect
16 27 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
17 26 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
18 21 (2.73%) Network Architect
19 20 (2.60%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.25%) Middleware
2 20 (2.60%) .NET
3 16 (2.08%) Web Services
4 8 (1.04%) Java EE
5 5 (0.65%) SOAP
5 5 (0.65%) XML
6 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.52%) JMS
6 4 (0.52%) JSON
7 3 (0.39%) ADO.NET
7 3 (0.39%) HTML
8 2 (0.26%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.26%) COM
8 2 (0.26%) CSS
8 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.13%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (0.13%) WCF
9 1 (0.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (15.21%) Data Centre
2 76 (9.88%) Clustering
3 36 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.42%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.38%) Private Cloud
6 19 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.21%) FlexPod
8 16 (2.08%) HP Storage
8 16 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (2.08%) Replication
9 15 (1.95%) VCE vBlock
10 11 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.43%) PKI
11 8 (1.04%) User Experience
12 7 (0.91%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.78%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.65%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.65%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 602 (78.28%) Windows
2 387 (50.33%) Windows Server
3 228 (29.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 228 (29.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 153 (19.90%) Linux
5 93 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 76 (9.88%) Windows 7
7 38 (4.94%) Unix
8 29 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (3.51%) AIX
10 26 (3.38%) Windows 8
11 24 (3.12%) Windows XP
12 23 (2.99%) Solaris
13 16 (2.08%) Windows 10
14 12 (1.56%) HPUX
15 10 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
16 8 (1.04%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.65%) CentOS
17 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.81%) ITIL
2 153 (19.90%) Migration
3 60 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (5.20%) Configuration Management
5 38 (4.94%) Change Management
6 34 (4.42%) Service Management
7 32 (4.16%) CRM
7 32 (4.16%) Data Protection
8 27 (3.51%) Open Source
9 26 (3.38%) TOGAF
10 25 (3.25%) High Availability
10 25 (3.25%) Service Delivery
11 24 (3.12%) ITSM
11 24 (3.12%) Time Management
12 23 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (2.99%) Data Migration
13 21 (2.73%) DevOps
13 21 (2.73%) Load Balancing
13 21 (2.73%) Problem Management
14 20 (2.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (21.72%) SQL
2 124 (16.12%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.12%) Java
4 21 (2.73%) Ruby
5 20 (2.60%) C#
6 17 (2.21%) VBScript
7 16 (2.08%) Perl
8 14 (1.82%) C
9 12 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.30%) Python
11 7 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.91%) VB
12 6 (0.78%) C++
13 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.26%) PHP
15 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 115 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (9.10%) SC Cleared
4 47 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (5.46%) CCNA
5 42 (5.46%) MCSA
6 37 (4.81%) DV Cleared
7 36 (4.68%) MCSE
8 31 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.12%) MCITP
10 20 (2.60%) MCP
11 13 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.43%) Degree
13 9 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.04%) CCNP
15 7 (0.91%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.78%) MCTS
16 6 (0.78%) NCIE
17 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.81%) SLA
2 20 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.04%) QA
5 6 (0.78%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.39%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 397 (51.63%) Active Directory
2 322 (41.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (13.39%) vSphere
4 68 (8.84%) XenApp
5 55 (7.15%) XenDesktop
6 37 (4.81%) XenServer
7 33 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 33 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.73%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.21%) vCloud
10 16 (2.08%) KVM
10 16 (2.08%) Xen
11 15 (1.95%) NFS
12 13 (1.69%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.04%) Firmware
14 5 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.39%) Varnish
16 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.26%) NLBS
16 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 172 (22.37%) SCCM
2 99 (12.87%) SCOM
3 41 (5.33%) SCVMM
4 29 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 27 (3.51%) WSUS
6 26 (3.38%) Puppet
7 23 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.08%) Backup Exec
9 15 (1.95%) Windows Intune
10 14 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.56%) SCOrch
12 11 (1.43%) CFEngine
12 11 (1.43%) Simpana
13 10 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (1.17%) Ansible
14 9 (1.17%) XenMobile
15 8 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 7 (0.91%) AppDNA
16 7 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 467 (60.73%) VMware
2 403 (52.41%) Microsoft
3 190 (24.71%) Citrix
4 170 (22.11%) Cisco
5 131 (17.04%) HP
6 70 (9.10%) NetApp
6 70 (9.10%) Oracle
7 56 (7.28%) Dell
8 55 (7.15%) IBM
9 39 (5.07%) Red Hat
10 38 (4.94%) Juniper
11 29 (3.77%) Symantec
12 28 (3.64%) EMC
13 23 (2.99%) CheckPoint
14 22 (2.86%) 3PAR
15 20 (2.60%) CommVault
16 19 (2.47%) Brocade
17 16 (2.08%) CA
17 16 (2.08%) Mitel
17 16 (2.08%) Veritas
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