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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 45 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 1.11% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 24.32% 10.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
74 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.09% 11.13% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 16
Average daily rate £413 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £403 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% +6.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +19 18 £438 -7.89% 2
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (44.44%) SCCM
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
7 11 (40.74%) SCOM
7 11 (40.74%) HP
8 10 (37.04%) Dell
9 9 (33.33%) Symantec
9 9 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.93%) Puppet
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
12 5 (18.52%) SSH
12 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (18.52%) PKI
13 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
13 4 (14.81%) Shell Script

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) WorkSite
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DHCP
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SSH
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) CentOS
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
2 2 (7.41%) Change Control
2 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
2 2 (7.41%) Process Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) CRM
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Data Security
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Network Design
3 1 (3.70%) DevOps
3 1 (3.70%) Product Management
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) Korn
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 11 (40.74%) SCOM
3 9 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (25.93%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 3 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SCSM
6 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) Dell
5 9 (33.33%) Symantec
6 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Nintex
7 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Intel
8 1 (3.70%) 3PAR