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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 51 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.36% 3.32% 2.40%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 28.13% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 2
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£425 £275 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £270 £305
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +32.50%
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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
70 96 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.26% 11.81% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 16
Average daily rate £388 £288 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Average hourly rate £16.07 £13.50 £12.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.03% +9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £9.00 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.64 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 34 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
4 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
7 21 (52.50%) ITIL
8 14 (35.00%) Linux
8 14 (35.00%) NetApp
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (27.50%) MCSE
10 11 (27.50%) Service Management
10 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
11 10 (25.00%) Backup Exec
11 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (22.50%) LAN
12 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
13 8 (20.00%) vSphere
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (20.00%) WAN
13 8 (20.00%) MCP
13 8 (20.00%) McAfee
14 7 (17.50%) Sophos
14 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.50%) HP
14 7 (17.50%) SLA
14 7 (17.50%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) WLAN
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) OSPF
6 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (2.50%) Back Office
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Desktop Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) CentOS
6 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Operations Management
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.50%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) MCSE
5 8 (20.00%) MCP
6 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.50%) CCNP
7 3 (7.50%) CCNA
8 1 (2.50%) CCA
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CCEA
8 1 (2.50%) MCSA
8 1 (2.50%) MCTS
8 1 (2.50%) MCITP
8 1 (2.50%) GSAE
8 1 (2.50%) VCAP
8 1 (2.50%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.00%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (15.00%) NFS
5 4 (10.00%) Firmware
6 2 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (5.00%) UAG
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (12.50%) XenMobile
4 3 (7.50%) OVSD
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (5.00%) SCCM
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) NetApp
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee
5 7 (17.50%) Sophos
5 7 (17.50%) Lumension
5 7 (17.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) BMC
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) GFI Software
9 2 (5.00%) Websense
10 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.50%) Remedy