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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.13% 1.65% -
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 12.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
28 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.53% 12.81% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 2
Average daily rate £356 £270 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £155 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.04 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 1 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
Wirral - 3 - -
Liverpool - - - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) DSL
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix