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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 73 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 32 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 1.35% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 16.33% 17.14% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 2
Average daily rate
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£294 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £334 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
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
196 105 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.41% 7.90% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 53 40
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 26
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Wigan - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 45 (84.91%) VMware
2 42 (79.25%) Citrix
3 35 (66.04%) SCCM
4 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
4 30 (56.60%) Windows
5 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
6 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
7 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (28.30%) Migration
8 15 (28.30%) ITIL
9 14 (26.42%) XenApp
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (24.53%) SQL
11 12 (22.64%) Oracle
11 12 (22.64%) SAP
11 12 (22.64%) IBM Notes
11 12 (22.64%) EMC
11 12 (22.64%) Lotus
11 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
11 12 (22.64%) Office 365
11 12 (22.64%) Xen
12 11 (20.75%) SCOM
13 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
14 9 (16.98%) CCNA
14 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (15.09%) Local Government

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (22.64%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) TPMS
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.89%) Lync
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.09%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (30.19%) Support Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Architect
4 12 (22.64%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.77%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) VMware Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Life Science
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
1 15 (28.30%) Migration
2 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNA
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (11.32%) CCA
4 6 (11.32%) MCSA
4 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (11.32%) MCITP
5 5 (9.43%) MCSE
6 4 (7.55%) MCP
6 4 (7.55%) VCDX
6 4 (7.55%) MCTS
7 2 (3.77%) CCNP
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (26.42%) XenApp
5 12 (22.64%) Xen
6 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (66.04%) SCCM
2 11 (20.75%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) VMware
2 42 (79.25%) Citrix
3 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.64%) EMC
4 12 (22.64%) Oracle
4 12 (22.64%) SAP
4 12 (22.64%) Lotus
5 7 (13.21%) Symantec
5 7 (13.21%) McAfee
5 7 (13.21%) Sophos
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) Veeam
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Veritas
8 1 (1.89%) Brocade
8 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
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