The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Manchester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 58 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 28 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 1.32% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 12.82% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £231 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £256 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +21.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 117 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.40% 10.28% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 42
Average daily rate £300 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Hyper-V
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 - - - -
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) SAN
3 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (55.56%) Cisco
6 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (52.78%) Backup Exec
7 18 (50.00%) Symantec
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (38.89%) Juniper
8 14 (38.89%) MCSE
9 13 (36.11%) Citrix
9 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
9 13 (36.11%) Firewall
9 13 (36.11%) Degree
10 12 (33.33%) VMware ESX
10 12 (33.33%) SQL
11 11 (30.56%) MCITP
11 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (30.56%) SCCM
12 10 (27.78%) SCOM
12 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (27.78%) HP
13 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (25.00%) ITIL
13 9 (25.00%) VCP5
14 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (22.22%) Wireless

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Wireless
4 7 (19.44%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 6 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) IPsec
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Intranet
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Support Consultant
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (38.89%) MCSE
3 13 (36.11%) Degree
4 11 (30.56%) MCITP
4 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (25.00%) VCP5
6 6 (16.67%) MCTS
6 6 (16.67%) MCP
6 6 (16.67%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (5.56%) CCA
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Backup Exec
2 11 (30.56%) SCCM
3 10 (27.78%) SCOM
4 4 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 20 (55.56%) Cisco
4 18 (50.00%) Symantec
5 14 (38.89%) Juniper
6 13 (36.11%) Citrix
7 10 (27.78%) HP
8 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.11%) Sophos
8 4 (11.11%) Avaya
9 2 (5.56%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.56%) Apple
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) EMC
10 1 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (2.78%) NetApp
10 1 (2.78%) McAfee
10 1 (2.78%) 3Com
10 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) Brocade
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