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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 57 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.84% 0.60% 1.59%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 7.04% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +129.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £310 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
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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
90 71 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.18% 8.55% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 41
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £308 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.09 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.04 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £12.50 £15.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (62.00%) Security Cleared
4 29 (58.00%) PowerShell
5 28 (56.00%) VMware
6 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (40.00%) SQL
7 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 18 (36.00%) ITIL
9 15 (30.00%) vSphere
10 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (28.00%) Migration
11 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (24.00%) Clustering
13 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
13 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.00%) VBScript
14 10 (20.00%) HP
14 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.00%) Citrix
14 10 (20.00%) SCOM
14 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (20.00%) Lync
14 10 (20.00%) PKI
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (18.00%) DNS
15 9 (18.00%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Lync
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Consultant
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.00%) DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Server Support
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Clustering
2 10 (20.00%) PKI
3 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) CRM
4 6 (12.00%) Change Control
5 5 (10.00%) High Availability
5 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) ITSM
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Business Development
8 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) VBScript
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (6.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) ISEB
8 1 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CCSP
8 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.00%) vSphere
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.00%) UAG
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.00%) WSUS
3 7 (14.00%) SCCM
4 6 (12.00%) OVSD
4 6 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (10.00%) XenMobile
5 5 (10.00%) AirWatch
6 3 (6.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.00%) OpenView
7 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) HP
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) NetApp
5 6 (12.00%) Symantec
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) Lumension
7 4 (8.00%) F5
8 3 (6.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) GFI Software
9 2 (4.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) Veeam