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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.44% 1.26% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 26.09% 7.14% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£400 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
46 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.04% 17.57% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 30
Average daily rate £415 £250 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 2015. 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
West Malling - 1 - -
Faversham - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Hyper-V
South East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 8 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Build Automation
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) NHS
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (14.29%) Citrix
9 2 (14.29%) CommVault
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 2 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
9 2 (14.29%) XenApp
9 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (7.14%) Git (software)

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
1 8 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Build Automation
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) CommVault
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat