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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 35 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.26% 1.90% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 29.55% 22.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £381 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +62.50%
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
44 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.03% 8.33% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 10
Average daily rate £300 £325 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £442 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.98 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.97% +119.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £14.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 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 - 6 £410 -
Preston +3 4 £375 -
Blackpool - 1 £388 -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) Veritas
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Time Management
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
7 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 4 (28.57%) ClearQuest
7 4 (28.57%) WSUS
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
10 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (7.14%) Java
10 1 (7.14%) J2EE
10 1 (7.14%) BEA
10 1 (7.14%) Middleware
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (7.14%) TDD

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 4 (28.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) BEA