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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 45 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.32% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 7.22% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£205 £225 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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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 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.00% 18.23% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 10
Average daily rate £270 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.38% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.44 £34.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) XML Messaging
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) webMethods
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) WMI
6 2 (22.22%) PureDisk
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
6 2 (22.22%) NetBackup

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML Messaging
1 6 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) WMI
2 2 (22.22%) PureDisk
2 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) webMethods
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos