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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 50 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 2.99% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 25.00% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate £413 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £460 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
60 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.42% 11.97% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 3 £413 -21.42% 2
Royston - 1 £450 -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
5 5 (31.25%) Symantec
5 5 (31.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (25.00%) XenMobile
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (25.00%) AppSense
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) vRealize

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Records Management
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (18.75%) vCloud
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 5 (31.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 3 (18.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) AppSense
5 3 (18.75%) ThinPrint
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) iManage