The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 44 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.22% 4.06% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 9.30% 21.15% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate £414 £550 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +86.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £285
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +66.40%
Hyper-V
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.07% 19.19% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 20
Average daily rate £450 £408 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +63.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £414 - 1
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
1 4 (66.67%) VMware