The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 252 262 342
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +80
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 383 306 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 7.95% 7.60% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 178 132
Average daily rate £304 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £24.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4816 4025 4359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.38% 9.32% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2489 1979 2157
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 602 542
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.65 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 123 £290 -17.14% 63
London -31 104 £350 -18.84% 84
East of England -28 46 £263 +2.94% 21
North West -12 35 £225 -13.04% 36
Yorkshire +1 26 £213 -39.28% 12
South West -20 21 £268 -49.04% 25
West Midlands -17 10 £213 -41.78% 16
East Midlands -4 9 £125 - 15
North East -17 8 £325 - 3
Midlands +3 1 £130 -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 553 (79.23%) Windows
2 374 (53.58%) VMware
3 331 (47.42%) Microsoft
4 303 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 285 (40.83%) Active Directory
6 251 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 250 (35.82%) MS Exchange
8 200 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 195 (27.94%) Citrix
10 186 (26.65%) SAN
11 175 (25.07%) SCCM
12 162 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 160 (22.92%) HP
14 150 (21.49%) SQL Server
14 150 (21.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 137 (19.63%) Windows 7
16 135 (19.34%) ITIL
17 130 (18.62%) Cisco
18 122 (17.48%) Migration
19 118 (16.91%) Firewall
20 117 (16.76%) SCOM
21 109 (15.62%) SQL
22 103 (14.76%) Linux
23 99 (14.18%) DNS
23 99 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
24 97 (13.90%) SharePoint
25 94 (13.47%) Windows XP
25 94 (13.47%) PowerShell
26 88 (12.61%) XenApp
27 86 (12.32%) Security Cleared

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 250 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 150 (21.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (13.90%) SharePoint
4 60 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 53 (7.59%) Lync
6 52 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (4.44%) IIS
8 30 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (2.15%) IBM Notes
11 12 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.29%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.72%) Confluence
15 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 76 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.74%) MS Office
3 6 (0.86%) MS Project
4 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.72%) Office 365
3 8 (1.15%) IaaS
3 8 (1.15%) PaaS
3 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (26.65%) SAN
2 118 (16.91%) Firewall
3 99 (14.18%) DNS
4 82 (11.75%) DHCP
5 74 (10.60%) WAN
6 68 (9.74%) TCP/IP
7 62 (8.88%) LAN
8 47 (6.73%) Wireless
9 36 (5.16%) VPN
10 34 (4.87%) VLAN
11 31 (4.44%) iSCSI
12 30 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (4.01%) Internet
14 27 (3.87%) NAS
15 16 (2.29%) IPsec
15 16 (2.29%) MPLS
16 13 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (1.58%) NetScaler
17 11 (1.58%) Network Security
18 9 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.29%) MySQL
4 16 (2.29%) RDBMS
4 16 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.29%) Big Data
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (5.73%) MSI
2 34 (4.87%) Wise Package Studio
3 11 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.72%) JIRA
5 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.29%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.14%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) NUnit
8 1 (0.14%) FishEye
8 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) MSTest
General
1 68 (9.74%) Finance
2 12 (1.72%) Banking
3 11 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.15%) Local Government
4 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.86%) Marketing
6 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.57%) Legal
8 3 (0.43%) Front Office
8 3 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Retail
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (11.17%) Architect
2 72 (10.32%) Consultant
3 71 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (9.03%) Analyst
5 57 (8.17%) Support Engineer
6 45 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 37 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (5.01%) Infrastructure Architect
9 33 (4.73%) Applications Packager
10 30 (4.30%) Administrator
11 25 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (3.44%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (2.87%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (2.58%) Network Engineer
16 16 (2.29%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
16 16 (2.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.30%) Application Packaging
2 34 (4.87%) WSH
3 13 (1.86%) .NET
4 11 (1.58%) Web Services
5 10 (1.43%) XMPP
6 6 (0.86%) Middleware
7 4 (0.57%) RESTful
8 3 (0.43%) XML
9 2 (0.29%) CSS
9 2 (0.29%) WPF
9 2 (0.29%) JSON
10 1 (0.14%) LINQ
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.14%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.14%) SciPy
10 1 (0.14%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (0.14%) XHTML
10 1 (0.14%) HTML
10 1 (0.14%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.89%) Clustering
2 46 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 22 (3.15%) Thin Client
3 22 (3.15%) Fat Client
4 18 (2.58%) EqualLogic
5 12 (1.72%) Replication
5 12 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.00%) PKI
8 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.86%) NHS
9 3 (0.43%) Firmware
9 3 (0.43%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.43%) FMCG
9 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.43%) Celerra
9 3 (0.43%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.43%) Wiki
10 2 (0.29%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 553 (79.23%) Windows
2 303 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 162 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (19.63%) Windows 7
6 103 (14.76%) Linux
7 94 (13.47%) Windows XP
8 40 (5.73%) UNIX
9 24 (3.44%) Windows 8
10 21 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.01%) Solaris
11 11 (1.58%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.58%) Android
12 9 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.15%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.86%) CentOS
14 6 (0.86%) VMS
15 5 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.34%) ITIL
2 122 (17.48%) Migration
3 52 (7.45%) Project Management
4 45 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 31 (4.44%) TOGAF
6 28 (4.01%) Change Management
7 26 (3.72%) Data Protection
8 25 (3.58%) Service Delivery
9 23 (3.30%) CRM
9 23 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (3.01%) Service Management
10 21 (3.01%) Workflow
11 18 (2.58%) Business Continuity
11 18 (2.58%) Data Management
12 15 (2.15%) Performance Management
12 15 (2.15%) Change Control
13 14 (2.01%) Budget Control
13 14 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (2.01%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 109 (15.62%) SQL
2 94 (13.47%) PowerShell
3 40 (5.73%) VB
4 16 (2.29%) Java
5 8 (1.15%) VBScript
6 7 (1.00%) C
7 6 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.57%) Ruby
9 3 (0.43%) LINC
9 3 (0.43%) C#
10 1 (0.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 99 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (12.32%) Security Cleared
3 84 (12.03%) MCSE
4 60 (8.60%) SC Cleared
5 42 (6.02%) MCITP
6 33 (4.73%) DV Cleared
7 29 (4.15%) MCP
8 22 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (2.72%) MCSA
11 18 (2.58%) CCNA
12 17 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (2.01%) Degree
13 14 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.72%) CCA
15 8 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.86%) CCNP
17 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 3 (0.43%) CCEA
18 3 (0.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.58%) SLA
2 13 (1.86%) QA
3 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 285 (40.83%) Active Directory
2 251 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (12.61%) XenApp
4 64 (9.17%) vSphere
5 56 (8.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 39 (5.59%) XenServer
7 36 (5.16%) XenDesktop
8 33 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (4.58%) VMware ESX
10 29 (4.15%) Xen
11 16 (2.29%) Terminal Services
11 16 (2.29%) KVM
12 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.43%) NFS
13 10 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (1.29%) UAG
15 6 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 175 (25.07%) SCCM
2 117 (16.76%) SCOM
3 58 (8.31%) SCVMM
4 44 (6.30%) Backup Exec
5 33 (4.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (3.72%) SCOrch
7 21 (3.01%) NetBackup
8 17 (2.44%) WSUS
9 14 (2.01%) SCDPM
10 13 (1.86%) SCSM
10 13 (1.86%) ARCserve
10 13 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (1.72%) Puppet
11 12 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 6 (0.86%) Nagios
17 5 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 374 (53.58%) VMware
2 331 (47.42%) Microsoft
3 195 (27.94%) Citrix
4 160 (22.92%) HP
5 130 (18.62%) Cisco
6 70 (10.03%) NetApp
7 58 (8.31%) Oracle
7 58 (8.31%) Dell
8 52 (7.45%) EMC
9 44 (6.30%) IBM
9 44 (6.30%) Symantec
10 25 (3.58%) 3PAR
11 18 (2.58%) McAfee
12 17 (2.44%) SonicWALL
13 16 (2.29%) Avaya
14 15 (2.15%) Sophos
14 15 (2.15%) Lotus
15 10 (1.43%) SAP
15 10 (1.43%) AppSense
16 9 (1.29%) Veeam
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
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Rate: £600 per day + Market Rate
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Wiltshire
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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