The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 64 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 1.63% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 10.43% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £153 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.42% -49.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £175 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 115 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.89% 15.67% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 34
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £131 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Milton Keynes region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) NetApp
7 12 (41.38%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) iSCSI
9 7 (24.14%) Migration
10 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.69%) NFS
11 5 (17.24%) WSH
11 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
11 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
11 5 (17.24%) LDAP
11 5 (17.24%) VBScript
11 5 (17.24%) VB
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) EMC
11 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (17.24%) MSI
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
11 5 (17.24%) SCCM
11 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
11 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.24%) vSphere

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) iSCSI
2 5 (17.24%) LDAP
3 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Packager
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Principal Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) WSH
1 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) VBScript
1 5 (17.24%) VB
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CITP
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) NFS
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.90%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) NetApp
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco