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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 29 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% - 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 34.55% - 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
Average daily rate £375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.64%
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
55 51 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.25% 11.31% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 55
Average daily rate £375 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £321 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -58.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £15.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 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
Chorley - 9 £375 -
Preston - 6 £375 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
3 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
3 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 22 (70.97%) Clustering
4 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
5 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (54.84%) Veritas
7 15 (48.39%) Time Management
8 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (32.26%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) WSUS
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) ClearQuest
11 7 (22.58%) ClearCase
11 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
12 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.13%) DNS
14 4 (12.90%) DHCP
14 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
15 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
15 3 (9.68%) Finance
15 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
15 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
16 2 (6.45%) XML
16 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
17 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
17 1 (3.23%) Firewall

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) ClearCase
1 7 (22.58%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Project Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lync Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Clustering
2 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Time Management
2 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Veritas
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) BEA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp