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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 21 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.65% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 11.11% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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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
7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.55% 5.17% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix