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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 35 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.24% 1.09% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 27.50% 8.75% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£400 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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
80 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.80% 12.50% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 20
Average daily rate £338 £340 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 16
Average hourly rate £29.75 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £34.00 £40.00
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 20 £413 -13.15%
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £300 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) SCCM
6 11 (42.31%) HP
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (38.46%) SCOM
7 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
8 9 (34.62%) Dell
9 8 (30.77%) Symantec
9 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (26.92%) Puppet
10 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
11 6 (23.08%) DHCP
11 6 (23.08%) DNS
12 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
12 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (19.23%) SSH
12 5 (19.23%) PKI
13 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
13 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
13 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SSH
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) MPLS
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (7.69%) FreeBSD
6 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 2 (7.69%) Process Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Product Management
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Data Security
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) SCOM
3 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (26.92%) Puppet
5 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
5 3 (11.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (11.54%) SCSM
6 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.85%) MOM
7 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) Dell
5 8 (30.77%) Symantec
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Nintex
7 2 (7.69%) Metastorm
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Intel
8 1 (3.85%) 3PAR