The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 44 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.69% 1.01% 2.30%
As % of the System Software category 14.18% 8.97% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £190 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £465 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -12.38%
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.98% 11.22% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 25
Average daily rate £350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.40 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Watford +13 14 £450 +5.88% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £350 - 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £363 -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) HP
3 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.77%) DNS
8 11 (28.21%) VMware ESX
8 11 (28.21%) SCCM
8 11 (28.21%) SCOM
9 10 (25.64%) Dell
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
11 8 (20.51%) DHCP
11 8 (20.51%) EMC
11 8 (20.51%) Citrix
11 8 (20.51%) SAN
12 7 (17.95%) Cisco
12 7 (17.95%) Project Management
13 6 (15.38%) Symantec
13 6 (15.38%) NetApp
13 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
13 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (15.38%) Network Design
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.38%) vSphere

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) WorkSite
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) NAS
4 3 (7.69%) SSH
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) MPLS
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Applications Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SAP PI
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) PKI
3 4 (10.26%) Celerra
3 4 (10.26%) CLARiiON
3 4 (10.26%) Symmetrix
3 4 (10.26%) EMC Centera
3 4 (10.26%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (15.38%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.69%) Process Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 3 (7.69%) C-shell
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.21%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) XenServer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
1 11 (28.21%) SCOM
2 6 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) HP
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Dell
5 8 (20.51%) EMC
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco
7 6 (15.38%) Symantec
7 6 (15.38%) NetApp
8 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
9 4 (10.26%) Brocade
10 3 (7.69%) Nintex
10 3 (7.69%) Metastorm
10 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle
10 3 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (7.69%) Sun
11 2 (5.13%) IBM
11 2 (5.13%) BMC
11 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow