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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 44 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.96% 0.97% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 26.39% 11.48% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -18.98%
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
72 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.21% 8.48% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 11
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £14.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +23 15 £488 +2.63% 2
St Albans -3 2 £1,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (45.95%) HP
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
7 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) Dell
9 12 (32.43%) SCCM
10 11 (29.73%) SCOM
10 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (24.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (24.32%) Symantec
12 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
12 8 (21.62%) SAN
12 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
13 7 (18.92%) Puppet
13 7 (18.92%) DNS
13 7 (18.92%) DHCP
14 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
14 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
14 6 (16.22%) Project Management
14 6 (16.22%) Citrix
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.51%) NetApp
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (13.51%) PKI

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) WorkSite
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) SSH
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Celerra
3 3 (8.11%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
3 3 (8.11%) Symmetrix
3 3 (8.11%) EMC Centera
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) FreeBSD
5 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
2 3 (8.11%) Process Management
2 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
2 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.11%) Change Control
2 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
2 3 (8.11%) Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
3 2 (5.41%) SOA
3 2 (5.41%) High Availability
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) Korn
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.11%) XenServer
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 11 (29.73%) SCOM
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (18.92%) Puppet
5 3 (8.11%) SCOrch
5 3 (8.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (8.11%) SCSM
6 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) HP
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Dell
5 9 (24.32%) Symantec
6 6 (16.22%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) NetApp
8 4 (10.81%) EMC
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.11%) Brocade
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco
10 2 (5.41%) SAP
10 2 (5.41%) Metastorm
10 2 (5.41%) Nintex