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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 43 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.51% 1.49% 2.53%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 18.03% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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Buckinghamshire

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
93 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.09% 8.27% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (89.19%) VMware
2 33 (89.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
4 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (62.16%) ITIL
5 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
6 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (45.95%) Linux
7 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
8 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (40.54%) MCSE
10 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
10 14 (37.84%) Backup Exec
11 13 (35.14%) Service Management
12 12 (32.43%) McAfee
12 12 (32.43%) MCP
12 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (29.73%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (29.73%) Sophos
13 11 (29.73%) NetApp
13 11 (29.73%) Lumension
14 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
15 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
16 8 (21.62%) LAN
16 8 (21.62%) SLA
17 7 (18.92%) Firmware
17 7 (18.92%) WAN
18 6 (16.22%) Citrix
18 6 (16.22%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LAN
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.11%) WLAN
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Team Leader
2 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.51%) Validation
4 4 (10.81%) Operations Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.81%) Line Management
5 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (40.54%) MCSE
5 12 (32.43%) MCP
6 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (8.11%) CCNP
8 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.70%) VCAP
9 1 (2.70%) CCIA
9 1 (2.70%) MCTS
9 1 (2.70%) MCITP
9 1 (2.70%) GSAE
9 1 (2.70%) MCSA
9 1 (2.70%) CCA
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 33 (89.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) Firmware
4 6 (16.22%) XenApp
4 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (13.51%) vSphere
6 4 (10.81%) NFS
7 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.41%) UAG
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Backup Exec
2 11 (29.73%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) OVSD
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) McAfee
4 11 (29.73%) Sophos
4 11 (29.73%) NetApp
4 11 (29.73%) Lumension
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) Websense
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) GFI Software
9 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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