The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Lancashire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 49 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 1.50% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 5.71% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 70 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.10% 26.22% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 7
Average daily rate £270 £298 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +91.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.13 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
North West

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
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 25 July 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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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
Blackburn - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 6 (60.00%) VB
3 6 (60.00%) WSH
3 6 (60.00%) MSI
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) F5
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MSI
1 6 (60.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) WSH
1 6 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint