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 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 29 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.73% 0.41% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 21.88% 5.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.07% 8.13% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 14
Average daily rate £325 £201 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £83.02 £21.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Liverpool - 10 £425 - 4
St Helens - 2 £240 -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) XenApp
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Server Building
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 5 (29.41%) Xen
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) SCOM
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
9 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Xen
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 2 (11.76%) SCSM
4 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) HP
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