The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 August 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 Leeds 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 75 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 5.43% 1.22% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.74% +15.90%
System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.84% 9.38% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 40
Average daily rate £200 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Hyper-V
West Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Leeds region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Leeds region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) HP
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) VPN
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) Wireless
7 9 (42.86%) vSphere
8 8 (38.10%) XMPP
8 8 (38.10%) Data Management
8 8 (38.10%) Xen
8 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (38.10%) Lync
8 8 (38.10%) Master Data Management
8 8 (38.10%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (38.10%) IPsec
8 8 (38.10%) EMC
8 8 (38.10%) NetApp
8 8 (38.10%) MPLS
8 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 8 (38.10%) MySQL
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) IBM
9 7 (33.33%) SCOM
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) SAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) IPsec
4 8 (38.10%) MPLS
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) WLAN
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) DSL
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Management
1 8 (38.10%) Master Data Management
1 8 (38.10%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) vSphere
2 8 (38.10%) Xen
2 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) UAG
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) HP
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) EMC
4 8 (38.10%) NetApp
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) Adobe
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
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