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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 242 255 308
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +53
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 399 340 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 8.38% 7.34% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 188 136
Average daily rate
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£325 £337 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £13.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £32.50 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4764 4629 4448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.65% 9.95% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2650 2372 2160
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 600 618
Average hourly rate £15.89 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +30 149 £364 +3.92% 52
South East -5 79 £325 -2.47% 54
North West +15 49 £300 +14.28% 27
East of England -31 32 £313 -3.84% 18
East Midlands +14 29 £325 +4.83% 19
South West -20 22 £320 -39.04% 31
West Midlands -13 16 £320 - 15
Yorkshire -2 11 £320 -20.00% 21
North East -6 8 £328 - 3
Midlands +5 1 £400 - 1
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 645 (82.69%) Windows
2 374 (47.95%) VMware
3 354 (45.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 353 (45.26%) Microsoft
5 329 (42.18%) Active Directory
6 255 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 249 (31.92%) MS Exchange
8 235 (30.13%) SAN
9 218 (27.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 216 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 205 (26.28%) Citrix
12 187 (23.97%) Cisco
13 185 (23.72%) HP
14 176 (22.56%) SCCM
15 174 (22.31%) Windows 7
16 171 (21.92%) Firewall
17 163 (20.90%) DNS
18 141 (18.08%) ITIL
18 141 (18.08%) SQL Server
19 138 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
20 137 (17.56%) SQL
21 128 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 126 (16.15%) DHCP
23 115 (14.74%) Windows XP
24 113 (14.49%) WAN
25 109 (13.97%) Migration
26 108 (13.85%) LAN
26 108 (13.85%) SCOM
27 106 (13.59%) Security Cleared
28 105 (13.46%) PowerShell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 249 (31.92%) MS Exchange
2 138 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (13.21%) SharePoint
4 70 (8.97%) Lync
5 64 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 48 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (4.62%) IIS
9 22 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.79%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.54%) IBM Notes
14 11 (1.41%) Apache
15 10 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
16 9 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
18 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
19 4 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 86 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Project
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) CATIA
4 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.49%) Office 365
2 31 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.77%) SaaS
5 6 (0.77%) PaaS
5 6 (0.77%) IaaS
6 5 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 235 (30.13%) SAN
2 171 (21.92%) Firewall
3 163 (20.90%) DNS
4 126 (16.15%) DHCP
5 113 (14.49%) WAN
6 108 (13.85%) LAN
7 82 (10.51%) TCP/IP
8 63 (8.08%) Wireless
9 59 (7.56%) VPN
10 42 (5.38%) VLAN
11 41 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (5.26%) MPLS
12 36 (4.62%) NAS
13 31 (3.97%) iSCSI
14 24 (3.08%) Internet
15 22 (2.82%) BIG-IP
16 21 (2.69%) Network Security
17 20 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
18 18 (2.31%) IPsec
18 18 (2.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (2.44%) MySQL
5 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) DTS
11 1 (0.13%) MS Access
11 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (6.41%) MSI
2 48 (6.15%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.51%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
8 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.13%) MSTest
9 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 69 (8.85%) Finance
2 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 14 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.15%) Advertising
5 7 (0.90%) Legal
6 6 (0.77%) Banking
7 5 (0.64%) Retail
8 3 (0.38%) Local Government
8 3 (0.38%) Marketing
8 3 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.26%) Military
9 2 (0.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (14.10%) Architect
2 90 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (10.26%) Analyst
4 73 (9.36%) Support Engineer
5 72 (9.23%) Consultant
6 58 (7.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 48 (6.15%) Applications Packager
8 46 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (5.38%) Administrator
10 39 (5.00%) Server Engineer
11 36 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 36 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (4.10%) Network Engineer
13 30 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 26 (3.33%) Technical Architect
16 23 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (2.56%) Systems Support
18 17 (2.18%) Project Manager
18 17 (2.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 46 (5.90%) WSH
3 17 (2.18%) .NET
3 17 (2.18%) Web Services
4 9 (1.15%) Middleware
5 8 (1.03%) XML
5 8 (1.03%) XMPP
6 6 (0.77%) JSON
7 4 (0.51%) RESTful
8 3 (0.38%) Flash
8 3 (0.38%) HTML
9 2 (0.26%) CSS
9 2 (0.26%) XHTML
9 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.26%) WPF
9 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.13%) LINQ
10 1 (0.13%) LAMP
10 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.33%) Clustering
2 37 (4.74%) Blackberry
3 23 (2.95%) Thin Client
3 23 (2.95%) Fat Client
4 22 (2.82%) Replication
5 16 (2.05%) EqualLogic
6 7 (0.90%) Open Source
6 7 (0.90%) NHS
7 6 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.64%) Cryptography
8 5 (0.64%) PKI
9 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.38%) Online Games
10 3 (0.38%) FMCG
10 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.38%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.26%) CESG
11 2 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 645 (82.69%) Windows
2 354 (45.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 218 (27.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 216 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 174 (22.31%) Windows 7
6 115 (14.74%) Windows XP
7 91 (11.67%) Linux
8 51 (6.54%) UNIX
9 35 (4.49%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.18%) CentOS
11 10 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.77%) Solaris
14 5 (0.64%) Android
15 4 (0.51%) VMS
16 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (18.08%) ITIL
2 109 (13.97%) Migration
3 51 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (5.64%) Service Management
5 38 (4.87%) Service Delivery
6 37 (4.74%) Data Protection
7 35 (4.49%) Project Management
8 26 (3.33%) TOGAF
9 25 (3.21%) Load Balancing
9 25 (3.21%) CRM
10 22 (2.82%) Workflow
11 21 (2.69%) Change Control
12 20 (2.56%) Network Management
12 20 (2.56%) Performance Management
13 19 (2.44%) Business Continuity
13 19 (2.44%) PRINCE2
14 17 (2.18%) Configuration Management
15 16 (2.05%) DevOps
16 14 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (17.56%) SQL
2 105 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 54 (6.92%) VB
4 19 (2.44%) Java
5 16 (2.05%) VBScript
6 11 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.28%) C
8 7 (0.90%) Ruby
9 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.51%) Perl
10 4 (0.51%) C#
10 4 (0.51%) Python
11 3 (0.38%) PHP
12 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.13%) Tcl
13 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 128 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (13.59%) Security Cleared
3 96 (12.31%) MCSE
4 82 (10.51%) SC Cleared
5 67 (8.59%) MCITP
6 37 (4.74%) MCP
7 36 (4.62%) DV Cleared
8 28 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (2.69%) CCNA
10 21 (2.69%) Degree
11 15 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (1.79%) CCA
12 14 (1.79%) MCSA
13 10 (1.28%) MCTS
14 9 (1.15%) CCNP
14 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.15%) VCP5
15 8 (1.03%) CCEA
16 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.18%) SLA
2 13 (1.67%) QA
3 5 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 329 (42.18%) Active Directory
2 255 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (12.18%) XenApp
4 73 (9.36%) vSphere
5 64 (8.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 50 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 39 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 38 (4.87%) Xen
9 37 (4.74%) XenServer
10 30 (3.85%) Terminal Services
11 20 (2.56%) KVM
12 19 (2.44%) NFS
13 16 (2.05%) NLBS
13 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (1.03%) UAG
16 8 (1.03%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 176 (22.56%) SCCM
2 108 (13.85%) SCOM
3 63 (8.08%) Backup Exec
4 52 (6.67%) SCVMM
5 47 (6.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 37 (4.74%) WSUS
7 25 (3.21%) SCOrch
8 21 (2.69%) Puppet
9 19 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (2.05%) NetBackup
11 14 (1.79%) SCDPM
12 13 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (1.67%) SCSM
13 11 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.03%) Nagios
14 8 (1.03%) ARCserve
14 8 (1.03%) Tivoli
14 8 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
15 7 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 374 (47.95%) VMware
2 353 (45.26%) Microsoft
3 205 (26.28%) Citrix
4 187 (23.97%) Cisco
5 185 (23.72%) HP
6 66 (8.46%) NetApp
7 61 (7.82%) Dell
7 61 (7.82%) EMC
7 61 (7.82%) Symantec
8 47 (6.03%) Juniper
9 42 (5.38%) IBM
10 40 (5.13%) Oracle
11 39 (5.00%) CheckPoint
12 32 (4.10%) McAfee
13 26 (3.33%) 3PAR
14 21 (2.69%) Apple
15 19 (2.44%) Meru Networks
16 18 (2.31%) F5
17 16 (2.05%) AppSense
18 15 (1.92%) Sophos
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day ASAP
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £376 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 - £245 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago