The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 42 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.11% - 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 18.52% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
Hyper-V
North West

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

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.99% 20.35% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 33
Average daily rate £275 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Skelmersdale - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) PureDisk
4 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) WMI
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ADSL
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) WMI
1 2 (33.33%) PureDisk
1 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) webMethods
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) F5