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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 56 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 1.98% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 8.85% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £208 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.79% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £444 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% -10.62%
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
82 113 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.77% 22.33% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 37
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £165 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 16
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 6 (42.86%) SCOM
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) IBM SmartCloud
4 5 (35.71%) GlassFish
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) Korn
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) JBoss
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) vCloud
6 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) GlassFish
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Korn
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
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