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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 47 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.80% 0.97% 2.68%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 6.98% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
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£425 £358 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
143 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.17% 13.96% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 38 22
Average daily rate £350 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -33.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 - 17 £425 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 3 £350 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (53.49%) HP
4 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
5 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (41.86%) SCCM
6 18 (41.86%) SCOM
6 18 (41.86%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
7 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (32.56%) Citrix
9 13 (30.23%) DNS
10 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
10 12 (27.91%) Terminal Services
10 12 (27.91%) Symantec
10 12 (27.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.93%) Dell
12 9 (20.93%) EMC
12 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
12 9 (20.93%) DHCP
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco
13 8 (18.60%) SQL
13 8 (18.60%) SAN
13 8 (18.60%) Project Management
13 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
14 7 (16.28%) vSphere
14 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) WorkSite
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) DHCP
3 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 4 (9.30%) MPLS
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) LAN
5 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
6 3 (6.98%) SSH
7 2 (4.65%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) EMC VNX
3 4 (9.30%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
3 4 (9.30%) Symmetrix
3 4 (9.30%) EMC Centera
3 4 (9.30%) Celerra
3 4 (9.30%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) HP Storage
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.63%) Network Design
4 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Server Building
4 5 (11.63%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (9.30%) Change Control
5 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
5 4 (9.30%) Process Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Bourne shell
3 3 (6.98%) C-shell
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) Terminal Services
4 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
5 7 (16.28%) vSphere
6 4 (9.30%) XenServer
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) SCCM
1 18 (41.86%) SCOM
2 12 (27.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.98%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
4 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) HP
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 14 (32.56%) Citrix
5 12 (27.91%) Symantec
6 9 (20.93%) Dell
6 9 (20.93%) EMC
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco
8 6 (13.95%) NetApp
8 6 (13.95%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
9 4 (9.30%) Brocade
10 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.98%) Oracle
10 3 (6.98%) Sun
11 2 (4.65%) SAP
11 2 (4.65%) IBM
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
11 2 (4.65%) Metastorm
11 2 (4.65%) Nintex