The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 35 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 1.68% -
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +62.50%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.57% 10.44% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate £425 £163 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £106 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £89.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool - 1 £375 - 1
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) SCOM
6 2 (20.00%) PaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) Legato
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP