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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 33 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.85% 1.11% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 14.58% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
48 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.70% 6.11% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
Average daily rate £300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £358 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 1 July 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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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 -10 4 £450 - 4
Wirral - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (52.17%) DHCP
5 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (43.48%) SCCM
5 10 (43.48%) Server Building
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (39.13%) Migration
6 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) Clustering
10 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
10 5 (21.74%) LAN
10 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) ITIL
11 4 (17.39%) Symantec
11 4 (17.39%) Citrix
11 4 (17.39%) Project Management
11 4 (17.39%) Replication
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (17.39%) Xen

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) DMZ
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Server Building
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (17.39%) Xen
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard