The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 23 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 Kent 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.00%
As % of the System Software category - - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £324
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.10% 16.57% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 27
Average daily rate £381 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £263 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -37.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £14.00 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Kent region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell