The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 16 April 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 307 277 301
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 110 102 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 5.62% 5.92% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 68 87
Average daily rate £350 £431 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1959 1722 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.91% 7.83% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 1046 1199
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 157 166
Average hourly rate £17.32 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £33.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in London

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in London

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 38 £400 -11.11% 29
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £308 - 1
Croydon - 5 £438 - 1
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Brentford - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 170 (75.89%) Windows
2 134 (59.82%) VMware
3 119 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 94 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (41.52%) Citrix
6 88 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 69 (30.80%) SAN
9 63 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 53 (23.66%) SCCM
11 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (20.98%) HP
12 47 (20.98%) Cisco
12 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (19.64%) Migration
14 43 (19.20%) Linux
14 43 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (18.75%) XenApp
16 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
16 41 (18.30%) Firewall
17 40 (17.86%) Windows 7
18 36 (16.07%) PowerShell
18 36 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (16.07%) Finance
19 34 (15.18%) ITIL
20 33 (14.73%) SQL
20 33 (14.73%) Windows XP
20 33 (14.73%) NetApp
21 31 (13.84%) WAN
22 29 (12.95%) Clustering

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 63 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 43 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (11.61%) SharePoint
4 23 (10.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.57%) IIS
9 8 (3.57%) Lync
10 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
11 6 (2.68%) OpenStack
12 5 (2.23%) Confluence
13 3 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.89%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (10.27%) MS Office
2 22 (9.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.23%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.80%) SAN
2 41 (18.30%) Firewall
3 31 (13.84%) WAN
4 25 (11.16%) DHCP
5 24 (10.71%) DNS
6 20 (8.93%) LAN
7 16 (7.14%) VLAN
7 16 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 15 (6.70%) NAS
9 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
10 12 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.02%) WLAN
12 8 (3.57%) VPN
12 8 (3.57%) IPv4
12 8 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (3.57%) Internet
13 7 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.68%) MPLS
15 5 (2.23%) BIG-IP
15 5 (2.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.91%) RDBMS
2 11 (4.91%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.34%) MySQL
6 2 (0.89%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MSI
2 11 (4.91%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.23%) JIRA
3 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.45%) FishEye
5 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (16.07%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Banking
3 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.34%) Front Office
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (17.86%) Architect
2 23 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (7.59%) Server Engineer
4 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (7.14%) Analyst
5 15 (6.70%) Consultant
6 13 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 11 (4.91%) Applications Packager
9 10 (4.46%) Administrator
9 10 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.80%) WSH
2 11 (4.91%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.79%) RESTful
4 2 (0.89%) Middleware
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) XHTML
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.95%) Clustering
2 25 (11.16%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.91%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.91%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.46%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 7 (3.13%) Replication
7 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.34%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.89%) NHS
10 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) Online Games
11 1 (0.45%) RMADS
11 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.45%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 170 (75.89%) Windows
2 88 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.20%) Linux
6 40 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 33 (14.73%) Windows XP
8 16 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.91%) Solaris
11 9 (4.02%) UNIX
11 9 (4.02%) Windows Vista
12 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.79%) AIX
14 3 (1.34%) VMS
15 2 (0.89%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.89%) CentOS
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.64%) Migration
2 34 (15.18%) ITIL
3 18 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (7.59%) TOGAF
5 12 (5.36%) Change Management
5 12 (5.36%) Performance Management
6 11 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.46%) Data Architecture
7 10 (4.46%) Data Modelling
7 10 (4.46%) Workflow
8 9 (4.02%) Project Management
9 8 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 8 (3.57%) Data Management
10 7 (3.13%) Service Management
10 7 (3.13%) BCP
10 7 (3.13%) Software Engineering
11 6 (2.68%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.23%) CRM
12 5 (2.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 33 (14.73%) SQL
3 13 (5.80%) VB
4 6 (2.68%) Java
5 5 (2.23%) C
6 2 (0.89%) VBScript
6 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.50%) MCSE
3 21 (9.38%) MCITP
4 7 (3.13%) MCSA
4 7 (3.13%) CCNA
4 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.68%) MCP
5 6 (2.68%) CCA
5 6 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (2.68%) Degree
5 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.89%) MCSM
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) SCSA
8 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 42 (18.75%) XenApp
4 24 (10.71%) XenServer
5 22 (9.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (8.04%) vSphere
7 17 (7.59%) Xen
8 12 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 12 (5.36%) KVM
9 11 (4.91%) XenDesktop
10 8 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.79%) NFS
13 3 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.89%) NLBS
14 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.89%) Veritas File System
14 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (23.66%) SCCM
2 28 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 24 (10.71%) SCOM
4 11 (4.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (4.46%) SCOrch
6 9 (4.02%) NetBackup
6 9 (4.02%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (2.68%) WSUS
8 6 (2.68%) Nagios
9 5 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.23%) Puppet
9 5 (2.23%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.34%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 134 (59.82%) VMware
2 119 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 93 (41.52%) Citrix
4 47 (20.98%) HP
4 47 (20.98%) Cisco
5 33 (14.73%) NetApp
6 23 (10.27%) EMC
7 21 (9.38%) Oracle
8 20 (8.93%) Symantec
9 16 (7.14%) Dell
10 14 (6.25%) IBM
11 12 (5.36%) SonicWALL
11 12 (5.36%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.68%) Altiris
13 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.23%) Veritas
13 5 (2.23%) Intel
13 5 (2.23%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.79%) PlateSpin
14 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
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