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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 221 251 268
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +17
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 483 381 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 9.67% 8.07% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 228 172
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+41.81% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.36%
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
4994 4720 4092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 9.53% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2468 2021
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 594 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £34.91 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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
London +57 151 £350 -6.66% 48
South East +6 149 £410 +36.66% 55
East of England +21 54 £350 +40.00% 12
North West -20 42 £420 +86.66% 36
East Midlands +12 27 £400 +263.63% 10
South West +8 21 £420 +11.92% 39
Yorkshire -18 18 £350 +21.73% 11
West Midlands -9 16 £313 +47.05% 22
North East -7 4 £377 +10.94% 3
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 761 (78.78%) Windows
2 583 (60.35%) VMware
3 520 (53.83%) Microsoft
4 471 (48.76%) Active Directory
5 446 (46.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 383 (39.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 289 (29.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 245 (25.36%) SAN
9 240 (24.84%) MS Exchange
9 240 (24.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 229 (23.71%) Cisco
11 227 (23.50%) Citrix
12 225 (23.29%) HP
13 210 (21.74%) SCCM
14 207 (21.43%) ITIL
15 183 (18.94%) Firewall
16 178 (18.43%) SQL
17 177 (18.32%) DNS
18 171 (17.70%) PowerShell
19 169 (17.49%) SQL Server
20 165 (17.08%) Security Cleared
21 147 (15.22%) SharePoint
21 147 (15.22%) vSphere
22 145 (15.01%) WAN
22 145 (15.01%) Clustering
23 137 (14.18%) Windows 7
24 133 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
25 131 (13.56%) NetApp
26 130 (13.46%) Linux
27 128 (13.25%) LAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 240 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 147 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 133 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 109 (11.28%) IIS
5 95 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 89 (9.21%) Lync
7 73 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 46 (4.76%) OpenStack
10 42 (4.35%) Tomcat
11 32 (3.31%) Apache
12 27 (2.80%) Office Communications Server
13 24 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (2.28%) WebSphere
16 18 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 104 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 66 (6.83%) MS Office
3 15 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) RMDS
3 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 101 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (7.76%) Office 365
3 42 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.59%) PaaS
5 18 (1.86%) IaaS
6 11 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.04%) SaaS
8 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) GitHub
13 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 245 (25.36%) SAN
2 183 (18.94%) Firewall
3 177 (18.32%) DNS
4 145 (15.01%) WAN
5 128 (13.25%) LAN
6 118 (12.22%) DHCP
7 100 (10.35%) TCP/IP
8 87 (9.01%) NAS
9 69 (7.14%) VLAN
10 68 (7.04%) VPN
11 58 (6.00%) iSCSI
12 55 (5.69%) NetScaler
13 51 (5.28%) MPLS
14 42 (4.35%) Wireless
14 42 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
15 35 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (3.42%) Internet
17 30 (3.11%) Network Security
18 29 (3.00%) LDAP
19 28 (2.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.17%) MySQL
4 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.35%) Big Data
6 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.72%) HBase
10 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.76%) StarTeam
3 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.93%) JIRA
7 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.72%) MSI
9 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.41%) Ant
11 4 (0.41%) Maven
12 3 (0.31%) Subversion
12 3 (0.31%) WinRunner
12 3 (0.31%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.31%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 76 (7.87%) Finance
2 21 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.66%) Banking
3 16 (1.66%) Retail
4 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.14%) Legal
6 7 (0.72%) Law
6 7 (0.72%) Games
7 6 (0.62%) Marketing
8 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.41%) Back Office
9 4 (0.41%) Local Government
9 4 (0.41%) Military
10 3 (0.31%) Automotive
10 3 (0.31%) Electronics
10 3 (0.31%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 157 (16.25%) Architect
2 126 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 117 (12.11%) Analyst
4 78 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 77 (7.97%) Consultant
6 65 (6.73%) Infrastructure Architect
7 61 (6.31%) Support Engineer
8 49 (5.07%) Administrator
8 49 (5.07%) Server Engineer
9 45 (4.66%) Support Analyst
10 41 (4.24%) Technical Architect
11 35 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 31 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 31 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (3.11%) Wintel Engineer
14 27 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
15 25 (2.59%) Wintel Analyst
16 24 (2.48%) IT Support
17 23 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
18 22 (2.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.45%) Middleware
2 37 (3.83%) XML
3 23 (2.38%) Web Services
4 22 (2.28%) HTML
5 20 (2.07%) .NET
6 11 (1.14%) XSLT
7 10 (1.04%) Rendezvous
8 9 (0.93%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.72%) Java EE
9 7 (0.72%) SAP PI
10 6 (0.62%) XML Messaging
11 5 (0.52%) J2EE
11 5 (0.52%) Ultra Messaging
12 4 (0.41%) WSH
13 3 (0.31%) Flash
14 2 (0.21%) Drools
14 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (0.21%) OLE
14 2 (0.21%) OLE DB
14 2 (0.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (15.01%) Clustering
2 61 (6.31%) Replication
3 54 (5.59%) PKI
4 40 (4.14%) Private Cloud
5 36 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.21%) Blackberry
7 29 (3.00%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.48%) Fat Client
8 24 (2.48%) Thin Client
9 21 (2.17%) Celerra
10 18 (1.86%) CLARiiON
11 17 (1.76%) Open Source
12 14 (1.45%) NHS
13 12 (1.24%) Computer Science
14 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.93%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.83%) User Experience
16 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 761 (78.78%) Windows
2 383 (39.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 289 (29.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 240 (24.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 137 (14.18%) Windows 7
6 130 (13.46%) Linux
7 54 (5.59%) UNIX
8 44 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 40 (4.14%) Windows 8
10 39 (4.04%) Solaris
11 33 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (2.17%) CentOS
13 14 (1.45%) Android
13 14 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.35%) HPUX
15 11 (1.14%) Windows 2000
16 10 (1.04%) AIX
17 8 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.83%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (21.43%) ITIL
2 121 (12.53%) Migration
3 72 (7.45%) Configuration Management
4 65 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 62 (6.42%) Service Management
5 62 (6.42%) Project Management
6 45 (4.66%) ITSM
7 39 (4.04%) Load Balancing
8 36 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (3.62%) Change Control
9 35 (3.62%) Change Management
10 34 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 34 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (3.11%) Service Delivery
12 30 (3.11%) DevOps
13 25 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (2.38%) High Availability
15 22 (2.28%) CRM
15 22 (2.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 178 (18.43%) SQL
2 171 (17.70%) PowerShell
3 83 (8.59%) VBScript
4 35 (3.62%) VB
5 27 (2.80%) C#
6 22 (2.28%) Java
7 20 (2.07%) Perl
8 18 (1.86%) Python
9 17 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.24%) Ruby
12 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.04%) C
14 8 (0.83%) Korn
15 6 (0.62%) C-shell
16 5 (0.52%) PHP
17 4 (0.41%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.31%) C++
18 3 (0.31%) VBA
18 3 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 165 (17.08%) Security Cleared
2 119 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (9.94%) SC Cleared
4 81 (8.39%) MCSE
5 61 (6.31%) DV Cleared
6 46 (4.76%) MCITP
7 43 (4.45%) MCP
8 37 (3.83%) MCSA
9 35 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (3.11%) CCNA
11 28 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (2.69%) MCTS
12 26 (2.69%) Degree
13 16 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.45%) CCA
15 12 (1.24%) VCP5
15 12 (1.24%) CCNP
16 7 (0.72%) RHCA
16 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.38%) SLA
2 14 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.14%) JSP 440
4 10 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.83%) QA
6 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 471 (48.76%) Active Directory
2 446 (46.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (15.22%) vSphere
4 112 (11.59%) XenApp
5 75 (7.76%) XenDesktop
6 63 (6.52%) VMware ESX
7 53 (5.49%) Xen
8 49 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (3.52%) XenServer
10 30 (3.11%) Terminal Services
11 29 (3.00%) NFS
12 24 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 19 (1.97%) KVM
14 17 (1.76%) vCloud
15 15 (1.55%) VMware Server
16 13 (1.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 12 (1.24%) SRDF
17 12 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 210 (21.74%) SCCM
2 101 (10.46%) SCOM
3 56 (5.80%) SCVMM
4 31 (3.21%) WSUS
5 30 (3.11%) Backup Exec
6 29 (3.00%) Puppet
7 26 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 19 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (1.76%) HP SIM
11 16 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 16 (1.66%) EdgeSight
12 13 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (1.24%) Nagios
14 11 (1.14%) SCOrch
15 10 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (1.04%) SCSM
15 10 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (1.04%) SCDPM
15 10 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 583 (60.35%) VMware
2 520 (53.83%) Microsoft
3 229 (23.71%) Cisco
4 227 (23.50%) Citrix
5 225 (23.29%) HP
6 131 (13.56%) NetApp
7 105 (10.87%) Dell
8 98 (10.14%) EMC
9 89 (9.21%) Oracle
10 65 (6.73%) IBM
11 46 (4.76%) CheckPoint
12 40 (4.14%) Red Hat
13 37 (3.83%) F5
14 36 (3.73%) Symantec
15 33 (3.42%) Juniper
16 29 (3.00%) Veeam
17 25 (2.59%) Veritas
17 25 (2.59%) 3PAR
18 24 (2.48%) Brocade
19 23 (2.38%) AppSense
Cheshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Upminster
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 10 days ago
Runcorn
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago