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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 226 258 295
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +37
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 496 347 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 9.92% 7.13% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 226 118
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 £235 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £14.15 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £35.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South East +42 159 £375 +25.00% 52
London +38 159 £388 -3.12% 84
South West -9 43 £450 +157.14% 52
North West +6 41 £300 +9.09% 18
East of England -26 30 £400 +45.45% 9
Yorkshire -1 22 £363 +9.84% 25
West Midlands -2 21 £250 -13.79% 17
East Midlands +5 11 £325 +27.45% 13
North East -18 9 £349 - 3
Midlands +4 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 732 (79.74%) Windows
2 512 (55.77%) VMware
3 467 (50.87%) Active Directory
4 460 (50.11%) Microsoft
5 404 (44.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 379 (41.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 273 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 262 (28.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 260 (28.32%) MS Exchange
10 250 (27.23%) SAN
11 248 (27.02%) Citrix
12 212 (23.09%) Cisco
13 189 (20.59%) SQL
13 189 (20.59%) SCCM
14 184 (20.04%) HP
15 179 (19.50%) DNS
16 167 (18.19%) Clustering
17 166 (18.08%) Firewall
18 161 (17.54%) SQL Server
19 155 (16.88%) SharePoint
20 152 (16.56%) Windows 7
21 144 (15.69%) ITIL
22 142 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 141 (15.36%) Exchange Server 2010
24 133 (14.49%) Security Cleared
25 132 (14.38%) LAN
26 129 (14.05%) DHCP
27 122 (13.29%) MS Excel
28 121 (13.18%) XenApp
29 117 (12.75%) WAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 260 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 155 (16.88%) SharePoint
3 141 (15.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 116 (12.64%) Lync
5 103 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 80 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 73 (7.95%) IIS
9 51 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 44 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
11 42 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 24 (2.61%) OpenStack
14 22 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
15 21 (2.29%) Apache
16 15 (1.63%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
18 8 (0.87%) Eucalyptus
19 7 (0.76%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 65 (7.08%) MS Office
3 11 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.76%) MS Project
5 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (6.75%) Office 365
3 45 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.20%) IaaS
5 10 (1.09%) PaaS
5 10 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.65%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (27.23%) SAN
2 179 (19.50%) DNS
3 166 (18.08%) Firewall
4 132 (14.38%) LAN
5 129 (14.05%) DHCP
6 117 (12.75%) WAN
7 76 (8.28%) VPN
8 68 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 63 (6.86%) NAS
10 62 (6.75%) VLAN
11 50 (5.45%) iSCSI
12 44 (4.79%) Fibre Channel
13 42 (4.58%) NetScaler
14 41 (4.47%) MPLS
15 40 (4.36%) Wireless
15 40 (4.36%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (2.72%) SSL
17 25 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (2.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.42%) MySQL
5 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.44%) Big Data
7 4 (0.44%) HBase
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.11%) MS Access
10 1 (0.11%) DB2
10 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (2.29%) MSI
2 15 (1.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 10 (1.09%) StarTeam
4 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.11%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 74 (8.06%) Finance
2 21 (2.29%) Retail
3 15 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.63%) Banking
4 14 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.20%) Games
6 10 (1.09%) Advertising
7 9 (0.98%) Law
7 9 (0.98%) Legal
8 7 (0.76%) Military
9 6 (0.65%) Publishing
10 3 (0.33%) Marketing
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (20.26%) Architect
2 129 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 102 (11.11%) Analyst
4 77 (8.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 69 (7.52%) Consultant
6 66 (7.19%) Technical Architect
7 63 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 61 (6.64%) Support Engineer
9 46 (5.01%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.68%) Server Engineer
11 41 (4.47%) Administrator
12 34 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 31 (3.38%) Network Engineer
13 31 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 24 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.51%) Wintel Engineer
16 23 (2.51%) Systems Administrator
17 19 (2.07%) Applications Packager
18 18 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.21%) Application Packaging
2 41 (4.47%) .NET
3 21 (2.29%) Middleware
3 21 (2.29%) Web Services
4 15 (1.63%) WSH
5 14 (1.53%) XML
6 13 (1.42%) HTML
7 8 (0.87%) Java EE
8 6 (0.65%) SAP PI
8 6 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.54%) XSLT
9 5 (0.54%) Rendezvous
10 4 (0.44%) CSS
10 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.44%) COM
10 4 (0.44%) Flash
11 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.22%) Ajax
11 2 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 167 (18.19%) Clustering
2 50 (5.45%) Replication
3 39 (4.25%) Blackberry
4 24 (2.61%) Thin Client
4 24 (2.61%) Fat Client
5 23 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.29%) PKI
7 13 (1.42%) Open Source
8 11 (1.20%) Online Games
9 10 (1.09%) CESG
9 10 (1.09%) NHS
10 9 (0.98%) Cryptography
10 9 (0.98%) FlexPod
11 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.76%) Celerra
12 6 (0.65%) iPad
12 6 (0.65%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.54%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 732 (79.74%) Windows
2 404 (44.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 273 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 262 (28.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 152 (16.56%) Windows 7
6 115 (12.53%) Linux
7 95 (10.35%) Windows XP
8 56 (6.10%) UNIX
9 31 (3.38%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.72%) Solaris
11 24 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.40%) CentOS
13 12 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.09%) Android
15 9 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.76%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.69%) ITIL
2 112 (12.20%) Migration
3 81 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 62 (6.75%) Service Management
5 54 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 51 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 45 (4.90%) CRM
8 33 (3.59%) Network Design
9 31 (3.38%) Configuration Management
9 31 (3.38%) Incident Management
10 30 (3.27%) Data Protection
11 28 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (2.51%) Project Management
14 22 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
14 22 (2.40%) Change Management
15 21 (2.29%) Change Control
16 20 (2.18%) Network Management
16 20 (2.18%) ITSM
17 19 (2.07%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 189 (20.59%) SQL
2 108 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.12%) VBScript
4 40 (4.36%) VB
5 20 (2.18%) Shell Script
6 15 (1.63%) C#
7 13 (1.42%) Perl
8 11 (1.20%) Java
8 11 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.20%) Ruby
9 8 (0.87%) PHP
9 8 (0.87%) Python
10 7 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.54%) VBA
12 3 (0.33%) C
13 2 (0.22%) R
13 2 (0.22%) Korn
13 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 142 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 107 (11.66%) MCSE
4 79 (8.61%) SC Cleared
5 51 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 42 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (4.36%) MCP
8 37 (4.03%) MCITP
8 37 (4.03%) CCNA
9 34 (3.70%) MCSA
10 31 (3.38%) MCTS
11 24 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (1.74%) CCA
14 14 (1.53%) Degree
15 11 (1.20%) CCNP
16 10 (1.09%) RHCSA
17 7 (0.76%) RHCE
17 7 (0.76%) RHCA
18 5 (0.54%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.85%) QA
2 16 (1.74%) SLA
3 11 (1.20%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 467 (50.87%) Active Directory
2 379 (41.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (13.18%) XenApp
4 111 (12.09%) vSphere
5 59 (6.43%) XenDesktop
6 49 (5.34%) Xen
7 44 (4.79%) XenServer
8 43 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (3.49%) VMware ESX
11 30 (3.27%) NFS
12 24 (2.61%) Terminal Services
13 21 (2.29%) KVM
14 18 (1.96%) UAG
15 17 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
15 17 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (1.85%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.63%) Firmware
16 15 (1.63%) DFS Replication
16 15 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 189 (20.59%) SCCM
2 111 (12.09%) SCOM
3 51 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 39 (4.25%) Backup Exec
5 28 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 23 (2.51%) SCOrch
6 23 (2.51%) Puppet
7 21 (2.29%) WSUS
7 21 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
8 19 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (1.96%) SCDPM
10 13 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.31%) EdgeSight
12 11 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
13 10 (1.09%) HP SIM
13 10 (1.09%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 512 (55.77%) VMware
2 460 (50.11%) Microsoft
3 248 (27.02%) Citrix
4 212 (23.09%) Cisco
5 184 (20.04%) HP
6 104 (11.33%) NetApp
7 96 (10.46%) Dell
8 69 (7.52%) EMC
9 59 (6.43%) Symantec
10 48 (5.23%) McAfee
11 44 (4.79%) Oracle
11 44 (4.79%) IBM
11 44 (4.79%) CheckPoint
12 39 (4.25%) Juniper
13 35 (3.81%) Sophos
14 31 (3.38%) F5
15 29 (3.16%) Veeam
16 25 (2.72%) Lumension
17 24 (2.61%) 3PAR
17 24 (2.61%) Apple
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