The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 78 65 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 1.11% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.21% 16.88% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.63 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 77 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.50% 6.58% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.67 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.86 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £28.90 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) VMware
3 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (71.79%) SAN
5 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (56.41%) Citrix
8 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (46.15%) Symantec
10 17 (43.59%) VMware ESX
11 16 (41.03%) Cisco
12 15 (38.46%) MCSE
12 15 (38.46%) Backup Exec
12 15 (38.46%) Firewall
12 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (35.90%) Juniper
13 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
14 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (30.77%) Degree
15 10 (25.64%) SQL
15 10 (25.64%) MCITP
16 9 (23.08%) VCP5
16 9 (23.08%) ITIL
16 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
17 8 (20.51%) EMC
17 8 (20.51%) Clustering
18 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
18 7 (17.95%) SCCM
19 6 (15.38%) XenApp
19 6 (15.38%) MCTS

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) SAN
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
3 5 (12.82%) NAS
4 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Intranet
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
1 11 (28.21%) Support Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Wintel Support
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Support
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Celerra
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) UNIX
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (38.46%) MCSE
3 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
4 10 (25.64%) MCITP
5 9 (23.08%) VCP5
6 6 (15.38%) MCTS
6 6 (15.38%) MCP
6 6 (15.38%) MCSA
7 3 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CCA
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) VMware ESX
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.38%) XenApp
5 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
5 5 (12.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Backup Exec
2 7 (17.95%) SCCM
3 5 (12.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 22 (56.41%) Citrix
4 18 (46.15%) Symantec
5 16 (41.03%) Cisco
6 14 (35.90%) Juniper
7 8 (20.51%) EMC
8 4 (10.26%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Sophos
9 2 (5.13%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.13%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) McAfee
10 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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