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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 209 258 286
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +28
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 477 311 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 10.49% 7.18% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 182 107
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 19
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £35.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
4547 4334 3984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 9.74% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2279 1861
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 519 731
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.74 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +45 159 £425 +21.42% 82
South East +36 145 £395 +31.66% 60
North West +6 38 £283 +2.72% 23
South West -18 32 £375 +150.00% 50
West Midlands +17 29 £225 -22.41% 27
Yorkshire +11 26 £363 -3.33% 37
East of England -12 26 £450 +71.42% 15
East Midlands +13 10 £325 -5.10% 12
North East -9 8 £348 +7.07% 1
Midlands +5 2 £200 +53.84%
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 695 (79.16%) Windows
2 523 (59.57%) VMware
3 456 (51.94%) Microsoft
4 453 (51.59%) Active Directory
5 395 (44.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 375 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 257 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 255 (29.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 231 (26.31%) Citrix
9 231 (26.31%) MS Exchange
10 211 (24.03%) SAN
11 198 (22.55%) Cisco
12 188 (21.41%) SQL
13 185 (21.07%) SCCM
14 173 (19.70%) HP
15 154 (17.54%) Clustering
16 151 (17.20%) ITIL
17 150 (17.08%) DNS
18 149 (16.97%) SharePoint
18 149 (16.97%) Security Cleared
19 144 (16.40%) SQL Server
20 141 (16.06%) Firewall
21 130 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
22 129 (14.69%) Windows 7
23 127 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
24 123 (14.01%) PowerShell
25 119 (13.55%) XenApp
26 116 (13.21%) NetApp
27 115 (13.10%) LAN
28 114 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2013

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 231 (26.31%) MS Exchange
2 149 (16.97%) SharePoint
3 127 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 107 (12.19%) Lync
6 84 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 71 (8.09%) IIS
8 65 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (5.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 48 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
11 44 (5.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (3.64%) OpenStack
13 31 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (1.59%) Apache
16 12 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (1.03%) Eucalyptus
17 9 (1.03%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.91%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 100 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.95%) MS Office
3 9 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.68%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.26%) Office 365
3 45 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.48%) IaaS
5 12 (1.37%) PaaS
6 10 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.68%) SaaS
8 3 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 211 (24.03%) SAN
2 150 (17.08%) DNS
3 141 (16.06%) Firewall
4 115 (13.10%) LAN
5 106 (12.07%) DHCP
6 104 (11.85%) WAN
7 79 (9.00%) TCP/IP
8 69 (7.86%) NAS
9 60 (6.83%) VPN
10 55 (6.26%) VLAN
11 53 (6.04%) NetScaler
12 48 (5.47%) iSCSI
13 37 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
14 35 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (3.08%) MPLS
15 27 (3.08%) Wireless
15 27 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (2.62%) Network Security
17 22 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (2.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.91%) MySQL
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.46%) Big Data
7 4 (0.46%) HBase
8 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.11%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 16 (1.82%) StarTeam
2 13 (1.48%) MSI
3 10 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.80%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.11%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 64 (7.29%) Finance
2 19 (2.16%) Retail
3 16 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.71%) Banking
5 12 (1.37%) Legal
6 11 (1.25%) Law
7 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.14%) Games
8 5 (0.57%) Advertising
8 5 (0.57%) Publishing
8 5 (0.57%) Military
9 3 (0.34%) Marketing
10 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.23%) German Language
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 163 (18.56%) Architect
2 108 (12.30%) Analyst
3 100 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (8.66%) Consultant
5 62 (7.06%) Technical Architect
6 59 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 59 (6.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 56 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 51 (5.81%) Server Engineer
9 42 (4.78%) Support Analyst
10 30 (3.42%) Administrator
11 26 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (2.73%) Network Engineer
12 24 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (2.62%) Wintel Analyst
14 21 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (2.39%) Wintel Engineer
15 17 (1.94%) IT Support
16 16 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support
17 15 (1.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.24%) Application Packaging
2 39 (4.44%) .NET
3 24 (2.73%) Middleware
4 22 (2.51%) Web Services
5 19 (2.16%) XML
6 12 (1.37%) HTML
7 9 (1.03%) Java EE
8 7 (0.80%) WSH
8 7 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.68%) XML Messaging
9 6 (0.68%) SAP PI
10 5 (0.57%) Rendezvous
10 5 (0.57%) XSLT
10 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.34%) COM
11 3 (0.34%) COM+
11 3 (0.34%) CSS
12 2 (0.23%) WCF
12 2 (0.23%) Ajax
12 2 (0.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.54%) Clustering
2 50 (5.69%) Replication
3 40 (4.56%) Blackberry
4 26 (2.96%) PKI
5 25 (2.85%) Thin Client
5 25 (2.85%) Fat Client
6 22 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.25%) NHS
8 10 (1.14%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.03%) Open Source
9 9 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.03%) Online Games
9 9 (1.03%) Cryptography
10 8 (0.91%) CESG
10 8 (0.91%) User Experience
11 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.80%) Celerra
11 7 (0.80%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.68%) iPad
13 5 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 695 (79.16%) Windows
2 375 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 255 (29.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 129 (14.69%) Windows 7
6 113 (12.87%) Linux
7 70 (7.97%) Windows XP
8 50 (5.69%) UNIX
9 26 (2.96%) Solaris
9 26 (2.96%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.82%) CentOS
12 13 (1.48%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.14%) Android
15 8 (0.91%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.46%) AIX
17 4 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (17.20%) ITIL
2 113 (12.87%) Migration
3 77 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 59 (6.72%) Service Management
5 48 (5.47%) CRM
6 46 (5.24%) Load Balancing
7 43 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 41 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 36 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 29 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (3.19%) Project Management
12 27 (3.08%) Network Design
13 26 (2.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (2.96%) ITSM
14 25 (2.85%) Change Control
14 25 (2.85%) Change Management
15 21 (2.39%) Data Protection
16 20 (2.28%) Network Monitoring
17 19 (2.16%) Problem Management
17 19 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 188 (21.41%) SQL
2 123 (14.01%) PowerShell
3 59 (6.72%) VBScript
4 40 (4.56%) VB
5 20 (2.28%) C#
6 18 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.25%) Perl
9 10 (1.14%) Ruby
10 9 (1.03%) Java
11 8 (0.91%) C
12 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.68%) PHP
13 6 (0.68%) Python
14 5 (0.57%) VBA
15 2 (0.23%) Korn
15 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 149 (16.97%) Security Cleared
2 130 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (11.73%) MCSE
4 87 (9.91%) SC Cleared
5 58 (6.61%) DV Cleared
6 41 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (4.44%) MCP
8 37 (4.21%) CCNA
9 34 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (3.64%) MCITP
11 31 (3.53%) MCTS
12 30 (3.42%) MCSA
13 17 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.71%) CCA
15 13 (1.48%) Degree
16 10 (1.14%) CCNP
17 9 (1.03%) VCP5
18 8 (0.91%) RHCSA
19 7 (0.80%) RHCE
19 7 (0.80%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.62%) SLA
2 14 (1.59%) QA
3 10 (1.14%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 453 (51.59%) Active Directory
2 395 (44.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (13.55%) XenApp
4 113 (12.87%) vSphere
5 75 (8.54%) XenDesktop
6 49 (5.58%) Xen
7 41 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (4.10%) XenServer
9 35 (3.99%) VMware ESX
10 30 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 29 (3.30%) NFS
12 23 (2.62%) Terminal Services
13 19 (2.16%) KVM
14 18 (2.05%) ISA Server
14 18 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
15 17 (1.94%) UAG
16 16 (1.82%) Firmware
16 16 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 185 (21.07%) SCCM
2 101 (11.50%) SCOM
3 55 (6.26%) SCVMM
4 39 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 28 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 25 (2.85%) Puppet
7 21 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (2.28%) SCDPM
9 19 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (2.16%) WSUS
10 18 (2.05%) SCOrch
10 18 (2.05%) EdgeSight
11 16 (1.82%) HP SIM
12 13 (1.48%) NetBackup
13 12 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 12 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
15 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 523 (59.57%) VMware
2 456 (51.94%) Microsoft
3 231 (26.31%) Citrix
4 198 (22.55%) Cisco
5 173 (19.70%) HP
6 116 (13.21%) NetApp
7 95 (10.82%) Dell
8 69 (7.86%) EMC
9 56 (6.38%) Oracle
10 52 (5.92%) Symantec
11 45 (5.13%) IBM
12 42 (4.78%) McAfee
13 32 (3.64%) Veeam
14 30 (3.42%) Sophos
15 29 (3.30%) F5
16 28 (3.19%) Lumension
16 28 (3.19%) CheckPoint
17 22 (2.51%) AppSense
18 21 (2.39%) 3PAR
19 20 (2.28%) Juniper
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 350 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ITF Solutions
Rate: £100 - £105 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AB Recruit
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Church International
Rate: £300 + per day DOE
Posted: 5 days ago