The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Ipswich 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 29 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.21% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 16.00% 9.09% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.81% 12.50% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Average daily rate £240 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -16.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
Suffolk

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Ipswich region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) KVM
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Dell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Vyatta
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft