The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 64 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 1.27% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 15.09% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £413 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.02% 8.39% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 33
Average daily rate £250 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Hertfordshire region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -16 1 £425 - 5
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Database Security
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) VCAP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) NCDA
6 1 (7.69%) NCIE
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper