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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 38 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% - 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 23.53% - 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
34 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.73% 14.15% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Average daily rate £325 £224 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £146 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £32.52 £13.18 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.73% -24.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 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
Blackburn - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) XML Messaging
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) WMI
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) webMethods
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PureDisk
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) SCDPM

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WMI
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) PureDisk
1 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft