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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 229 259 302
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +43
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 408 341 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.73% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 8.54% 7.39% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 190 138
Average daily rate
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£325 £337 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 6
Average hourly rate £22.25 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £14.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £32.50 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.74% +15.90%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4779 4614 4436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.90% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2671 2372 2160
Average daily rate £325 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 589 600
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% +7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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 +33 155 £363 +0.69% 53
South East -7 81 £325 - 58
North West +5 45 £300 +14.83% 28
East Midlands +21 32 £330 +17.85% 15
East of England -20 31 £325 - 16
South West -20 25 £320 -39.04% 36
West Midlands -14 16 £320 +3.22% 10
Yorkshire -6 11 £320 -14.66% 29
North East -12 8 £328 - 2
Midlands +4 1 £400 - 1
Hyper-V
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (82.61%) Windows
2 376 (47.72%) VMware
3 356 (45.18%) Microsoft
4 354 (44.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 328 (41.62%) Active Directory
6 257 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 247 (31.35%) MS Exchange
8 238 (30.20%) SAN
9 220 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 216 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 206 (26.14%) Citrix
12 186 (23.60%) Cisco
13 184 (23.35%) HP
14 177 (22.46%) SCCM
15 176 (22.34%) Windows 7
16 169 (21.45%) Firewall
17 167 (21.19%) DNS
18 140 (17.77%) ITIL
19 139 (17.64%) SQL
20 138 (17.51%) SQL Server
21 137 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
22 130 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 129 (16.37%) DHCP
24 116 (14.72%) Windows XP
25 110 (13.96%) Migration
25 110 (13.96%) WAN
26 109 (13.83%) SCOM
27 107 (13.58%) PowerShell
27 107 (13.58%) LAN
28 106 (13.45%) Security Cleared

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 247 (31.35%) MS Exchange
2 137 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (12.94%) SharePoint
4 69 (8.76%) Lync
5 64 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 50 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 44 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (4.57%) IIS
9 23 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.90%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.65%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.52%) Apache
14 10 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
18 4 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 84 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.13%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 16 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.25%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.44%) Office 365
2 32 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.76%) SaaS
5 6 (0.76%) PaaS
5 6 (0.76%) IaaS
6 5 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 238 (30.20%) SAN
2 169 (21.45%) Firewall
3 167 (21.19%) DNS
4 129 (16.37%) DHCP
5 110 (13.96%) WAN
6 107 (13.58%) LAN
7 82 (10.41%) TCP/IP
8 62 (7.87%) Wireless
9 59 (7.49%) VPN
10 42 (5.33%) VLAN
11 41 (5.20%) MPLS
12 37 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (4.44%) NAS
14 33 (4.19%) iSCSI
15 24 (3.05%) Internet
16 22 (2.79%) BIG-IP
17 21 (2.66%) Network Security
18 20 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
19 18 (2.28%) DSL
19 18 (2.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (2.41%) MySQL
5 18 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.25%) HBase
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.13%) Big Data
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 51 (6.47%) MSI
2 49 (6.22%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.51%) JIRA
8 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.25%) Subversion
8 2 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.13%) MSTest
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
General
1 67 (8.50%) Finance
2 16 (2.03%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.14%) Advertising
5 7 (0.89%) Legal
6 5 (0.63%) Banking
6 5 (0.63%) Retail
7 4 (0.51%) Games
8 3 (0.38%) Local Government
8 3 (0.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.25%) Military
9 2 (0.25%) Publishing
9 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (14.34%) Architect
2 90 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 79 (10.03%) Analyst
4 71 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 69 (8.76%) Consultant
6 60 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
7 49 (6.22%) Applications Packager
8 44 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 43 (5.46%) Administrator
10 42 (5.33%) Server Engineer
11 37 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (4.70%) Support Analyst
12 32 (4.06%) Network Engineer
13 31 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 27 (3.43%) Technical Architect
16 21 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (2.54%) Systems Support
18 18 (2.28%) Wintel Engineer
18 18 (2.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.74%) Application Packaging
2 47 (5.96%) WSH
3 19 (2.41%) .NET
4 18 (2.28%) Web Services
5 10 (1.27%) Middleware
5 10 (1.27%) XML
6 8 (1.02%) XMPP
7 6 (0.76%) JSON
8 5 (0.63%) HTML
9 4 (0.51%) RESTful
10 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.38%) CSS
10 3 (0.38%) Flash
11 2 (0.25%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.25%) XHTML
11 2 (0.25%) COM
11 2 (0.25%) XSLT
11 2 (0.25%) WPF
11 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.20%) Clustering
2 38 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 22 (2.79%) Replication
4 21 (2.66%) Fat Client
4 21 (2.66%) Thin Client
5 14 (1.78%) EqualLogic
6 9 (1.14%) NHS
7 7 (0.89%) Open Source
8 6 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.63%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.63%) PKI
9 5 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.51%) Online Games
11 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.38%) FMCG
11 3 (0.38%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.38%) Firmware
12 2 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 651 (82.61%) Windows
2 354 (44.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 220 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 216 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (22.34%) Windows 7
6 116 (14.72%) Windows XP
7 90 (11.42%) Linux
8 49 (6.22%) UNIX
9 35 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.16%) CentOS
11 11 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.76%) Solaris
15 5 (0.63%) Android
16 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.38%) VMS
17 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (17.77%) ITIL
2 110 (13.96%) Migration
3 49 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (5.71%) Service Management
5 38 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 36 (4.57%) Data Protection
7 33 (4.19%) Project Management
8 26 (3.30%) CRM
8 26 (3.30%) TOGAF
9 25 (3.17%) Load Balancing
10 21 (2.66%) Workflow
10 21 (2.66%) Network Management
10 21 (2.66%) Change Control
11 20 (2.54%) Performance Management
12 18 (2.28%) PRINCE2
13 17 (2.16%) Business Continuity
13 17 (2.16%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.03%) DevOps
15 14 (1.78%) Change Management
15 14 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 139 (17.64%) SQL
2 107 (13.58%) PowerShell
3 56 (7.11%) VB
4 20 (2.54%) Java
5 16 (2.03%) VBScript
6 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.27%) C
8 7 (0.89%) Ruby
9 5 (0.63%) C#
9 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.51%) Python
10 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.51%) Perl
11 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.38%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.25%) R
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.13%) Tcl
13 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 130 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 95 (12.06%) MCSE
4 81 (10.28%) SC Cleared
5 67 (8.50%) MCITP
6 38 (4.82%) MCP
7 36 (4.57%) DV Cleared
8 28 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (2.92%) CCNA
11 21 (2.66%) Degree
12 15 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.78%) CCA
14 12 (1.52%) MCSA
15 11 (1.40%) MCTS
16 9 (1.14%) VCP5
17 8 (1.02%) CCNP
17 8 (1.02%) CCEA
18 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
19 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.78%) SLA
1 14 (1.78%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 328 (41.62%) Active Directory
2 257 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (11.93%) XenApp
4 72 (9.14%) vSphere
5 63 (7.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 51 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (5.20%) Xen
7 41 (5.20%) VMware ESX
8 39 (4.95%) XenServer
9 38 (4.82%) XenDesktop
10 30 (3.81%) Terminal Services
11 21 (2.66%) NFS
11 21 (2.66%) KVM
12 16 (2.03%) NLBS
13 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (1.27%) UAG
16 8 (1.02%) ISA Server
16 8 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 177 (22.46%) SCCM
2 109 (13.83%) SCOM
3 64 (8.12%) Backup Exec
4 52 (6.60%) SCVMM
5 48 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 37 (4.70%) WSUS
7 24 (3.05%) SCOrch
8 21 (2.66%) Puppet
9 19 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (2.28%) NetBackup
11 14 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (1.65%) SCDPM
13 12 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.52%) SCSM
14 8 (1.02%) Nagios
14 8 (1.02%) ARCserve
14 8 (1.02%) Tivoli
14 8 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 376 (47.72%) VMware
2 356 (45.18%) Microsoft
3 206 (26.14%) Citrix
4 186 (23.60%) Cisco
5 184 (23.35%) HP
6 72 (9.14%) NetApp
7 64 (8.12%) Symantec
7 64 (8.12%) EMC
8 56 (7.11%) Dell
9 48 (6.09%) Juniper
10 42 (5.33%) IBM
11 41 (5.20%) Oracle
12 39 (4.95%) CheckPoint
13 34 (4.31%) McAfee
14 26 (3.30%) 3PAR
15 23 (2.92%) Apple
16 20 (2.54%) Meru Networks
17 19 (2.41%) F5
18 16 (2.03%) Sophos
18 16 (2.03%) AppSense
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