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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 20 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.33% 0.51% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 3.33% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£273 £225 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.11% -52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
32 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.55% 15.23% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
Average daily rate £270 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £16.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 27 January 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 - 2 £279 -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) Clustering
5 12 (63.16%) DNS
6 11 (57.89%) SCCM
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL
8 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
8 9 (47.37%) High Availability
9 8 (42.11%) VMware
10 7 (36.84%) Migration
10 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
11 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
11 6 (31.58%) HP
12 5 (26.32%) Dell
12 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
12 5 (26.32%) Firmware
12 5 (26.32%) DMZ
12 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (26.32%) DFS Replication
12 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
12 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
13 4 (21.05%) SCOM
13 4 (21.05%) Citrix

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) DMZ
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Wintel Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 5 (26.32%) DFS Replication
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
3 4 (21.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp