The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 57 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.60% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 1.11% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£220 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
Hyper-V
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 90 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.20% 18.29% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 71
Average daily rate £244 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £100 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £490 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £27.50 £32.50
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Essex region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 16 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
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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
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) EqualLogic
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) BT