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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 36 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.83% 1.05% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 10.53% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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
39 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.77% 9.95% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Average daily rate £250 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £128 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.49 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% +8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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
St Helens - 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (55.56%) SCCM
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) Migration
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 7 (38.89%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Clustering
8 6 (33.33%) Server Building
9 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) IIS
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) EMC
11 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (16.67%) Middleware
11 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (16.67%) NetApp
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (44.44%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Server Building
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.56%) Dell