The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 49 44 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 2.42% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 21.13% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.34% 11.47% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 16
Average daily rate £250 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £176 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £417 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.78 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £190 -
Potters Bar - 2 £525 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 2
Watford - - - - 2
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) VCAP
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) VCAP
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) NCDA
4 1 (9.09%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Sage
6 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro
6 1 (9.09%) MobileIron