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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 246 251 322
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +71
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 422 380 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 8.29% 8.07% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 203 135
Average daily rate
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£347 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £34.60 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
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
5091 4706 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.76% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2517 2194
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 555 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +52 184 £380 +7.04% 71
South East -3 90 £368 +53.12% 37
South West -21 36 £283 -46.19% 56
East Midlands +16 28 £333 +9.01% 9
North West -22 26 £320 +28.00% 32
East of England -34 21 £285 -2.97% 8
West Midlands -16 20 £320 +28.00% 10
Yorkshire -1 6 £320 - 21
North East -27 6 £348 - 5
Midlands -2 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 653 (82.66%) Windows
2 392 (49.62%) VMware
3 366 (46.33%) Microsoft
4 357 (45.19%) Active Directory
5 355 (44.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 268 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 254 (32.15%) SAN
8 230 (29.11%) MS Exchange
9 221 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 219 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 210 (26.58%) Citrix
12 193 (24.43%) Cisco
13 179 (22.66%) SCCM
14 175 (22.15%) HP
15 169 (21.39%) Firewall
16 167 (21.14%) Windows 7
17 164 (20.76%) DNS
18 143 (18.10%) SQL
19 141 (17.85%) SQL Server
20 130 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
21 127 (16.08%) DHCP
22 124 (15.70%) Clustering
23 122 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
24 120 (15.19%) LAN
25 117 (14.81%) SharePoint
26 116 (14.68%) ITIL
26 116 (14.68%) WAN
27 107 (13.54%) Migration
27 107 (13.54%) SCOM
28 97 (12.28%) Windows XP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 230 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 130 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 79 (10.00%) Lync
5 60 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (5.19%) IIS
9 32 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.90%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.65%) Apache
15 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (1.01%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.63%) IBM Notes
18 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 87 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 58 (7.34%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) CATIA
6 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 26 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.25%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.32%) Office 365
3 16 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.76%) SaaS
4 6 (0.76%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.63%) IaaS
6 4 (0.51%) PaaS
7 3 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 254 (32.15%) SAN
2 169 (21.39%) Firewall
3 164 (20.76%) DNS
4 127 (16.08%) DHCP
5 120 (15.19%) LAN
6 116 (14.68%) WAN
7 75 (9.49%) TCP/IP
8 61 (7.72%) Wireless
9 60 (7.59%) VPN
10 46 (5.82%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (5.19%) VLAN
12 40 (5.06%) MPLS
13 36 (4.56%) NAS
14 33 (4.18%) iSCSI
15 27 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (3.29%) Network Security
17 22 (2.78%) NetScaler
18 20 (2.53%) BIG-IP
18 20 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (1.90%) MySQL
5 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.25%) MS Access
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.25%) HBase
9 2 (0.25%) Big Data
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 43 (5.44%) MSI
2 35 (4.43%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) MSTest
7 1 (0.13%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) NUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
General
1 74 (9.37%) Finance
2 17 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.65%) Advertising
3 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.14%) Banking
4 9 (1.14%) Retail
5 7 (0.89%) Legal
5 7 (0.89%) Games
6 5 (0.63%) Military
7 3 (0.38%) Marketing
7 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.25%) Publishing
8 2 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.13%) Billing
9 1 (0.13%) Local Government
9 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.13%) Back Office
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (19.75%) Architect
2 90 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 74 (9.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 71 (8.99%) Analyst
5 69 (8.73%) Consultant
6 64 (8.10%) Support Engineer
7 52 (6.58%) Technical Architect
8 43 (5.44%) Administrator
9 41 (5.19%) Applications Packager
10 40 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (4.68%) Network Engineer
11 37 (4.68%) Support Analyst
12 35 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (3.54%) Server Engineer
15 25 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 21 (2.66%) Wintel Engineer
17 17 (2.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
17 17 (2.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 17 (2.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (8.48%) Application Packaging
2 35 (4.43%) WSH
3 28 (3.54%) .NET
4 16 (2.03%) Web Services
5 9 (1.14%) XML
6 8 (1.01%) Middleware
7 6 (0.76%) HTML
7 6 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.63%) JSON
8 5 (0.63%) XMPP
9 4 (0.51%) CSS
9 4 (0.51%) Flash
9 4 (0.51%) Java EE
10 3 (0.38%) COM
11 2 (0.25%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.25%) XSLT
11 2 (0.25%) Ajax
11 2 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.70%) Clustering
2 34 (4.30%) Blackberry
3 33 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.80%) Replication
5 27 (3.42%) Fat Client
5 27 (3.42%) Thin Client
6 15 (1.90%) EqualLogic
7 9 (1.14%) NHS
8 8 (1.01%) PKI
8 8 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 7 (0.89%) Online Games
10 6 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.76%) Open Source
11 5 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.51%) CESG
12 4 (0.51%) FMCG
13 3 (0.38%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.38%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 653 (82.66%) Windows
2 355 (44.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 221 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 219 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 167 (21.14%) Windows 7
6 97 (12.28%) Windows XP
7 76 (9.62%) Linux
8 45 (5.70%) UNIX
9 38 (4.81%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.77%) CentOS
11 13 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.89%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.76%) Solaris
15 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.25%) VMS
16 2 (0.25%) Android
17 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (14.68%) ITIL
2 107 (13.54%) Migration
3 60 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (6.46%) Service Management
5 39 (4.94%) Load Balancing
6 38 (4.81%) Data Protection
7 37 (4.68%) Service Delivery
8 29 (3.67%) CRM
9 28 (3.54%) Network Management
10 26 (3.29%) TOGAF
11 23 (2.91%) Project Management
12 18 (2.28%) Network Design
12 18 (2.28%) Incident Management
12 18 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (2.15%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (2.15%) Performance Management
14 16 (2.03%) BCP
14 16 (2.03%) Time Management
14 16 (2.03%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (2.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (18.10%) SQL
2 70 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.94%) VB
4 15 (1.90%) VBScript
4 15 (1.90%) Java
5 9 (1.14%) C
6 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.89%) Perl
8 6 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.76%) C#
8 6 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.51%) PHP
9 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.51%) Python
9 4 (0.51%) Ruby
10 3 (0.38%) VBA
11 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 122 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 86 (10.89%) MCSE
4 64 (8.10%) SC Cleared
5 52 (6.58%) MCITP
6 30 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (3.80%) DV Cleared
7 27 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (3.42%) CCNA
8 21 (2.66%) Degree
8 21 (2.66%) MCP
9 15 (1.90%) MCTS
9 15 (1.90%) MCSA
9 15 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (1.52%) CCA
11 11 (1.39%) CCNP
12 10 (1.27%) VCP5
13 5 (0.63%) CCEA
13 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.03%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.01%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 357 (45.19%) Active Directory
2 268 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (12.28%) XenApp
4 78 (9.87%) vSphere
5 62 (7.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 52 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (5.95%) XenDesktop
8 46 (5.82%) XenServer
8 46 (5.82%) VMware ESX
9 43 (5.44%) Xen
10 27 (3.42%) Terminal Services
11 18 (2.28%) NFS
12 17 (2.15%) KVM
12 17 (2.15%) NLBS
13 14 (1.77%) ISA Server
13 14 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (1.52%) UAG
15 11 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 179 (22.66%) SCCM
2 107 (13.54%) SCOM
3 53 (6.71%) Backup Exec
4 47 (5.95%) SCVMM
5 38 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 33 (4.18%) WSUS
7 27 (3.42%) SCOrch
8 18 (2.28%) Puppet
9 14 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.77%) SCSM
10 12 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
10 12 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (1.39%) SCDPM
11 11 (1.39%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 9 (1.14%) ARCserve
14 6 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 392 (49.62%) VMware
2 366 (46.33%) Microsoft
3 210 (26.58%) Citrix
4 193 (24.43%) Cisco
5 175 (22.15%) HP
6 69 (8.73%) NetApp
7 68 (8.61%) Symantec
8 61 (7.72%) Dell
9 56 (7.09%) EMC
9 56 (7.09%) Juniper
10 48 (6.08%) CheckPoint
11 45 (5.70%) IBM
12 35 (4.43%) McAfee
13 33 (4.18%) Oracle
14 31 (3.92%) 3PAR
15 29 (3.67%) F5
16 24 (3.04%) Apple
17 21 (2.66%) Brocade
18 20 (2.53%) Meru Networks
19 19 (2.41%) AppSense
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day (Maybe more if you have all the skills)
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Rate: £15.00 - £16.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago