The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 34 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 36 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.09% 2.85% 1.91%
As % of the System Software category 29.27% 23.44% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 2
Average daily rate £300 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £305 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 64 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 12.14% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 24
Average daily rate £294 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £9.43 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
3 24 (52.17%) SC Cleared
4 23 (50.00%) VMware
5 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
7 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
8 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
11 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
11 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) NetApp
12 8 (17.39%) MSI
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (17.39%) NFS
12 8 (17.39%) WSH
12 8 (17.39%) VB
12 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (17.39%) Wise Package Studio
12 8 (17.39%) Lync
12 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
13 7 (15.22%) SCCM
13 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (15.22%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.39%) Lync
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
2 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) ADSL
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MSI
1 8 (17.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Applications Packager
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Storage Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) WSH
1 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) CentOS
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
3 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
3 4 (8.70%) CRM
3 4 (8.70%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Development
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) VB
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 24 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (15.22%) MCSE
6 5 (10.87%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) CITP
8 1 (2.17%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (17.39%) NFS
4 3 (6.52%) UAG
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
1 7 (15.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) Hyperic
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) SCSM
5 1 (2.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) NetApp
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) F5
5 3 (6.52%) Lumension
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) Sophos
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago