The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.99% - -
As % of the System Software category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £398 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +44.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -16.07%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.97% 2.70% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £270 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Midlands region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) IBM