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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 58 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.24% 1.67% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 12.36% 8.89% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £155 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £207 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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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
89 135 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.05% 18.83% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 25
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £143 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.09 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 (90.91%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) NetApp
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (27.27%) McAfee
9 6 (27.27%) Sophos
9 6 (27.27%) MCP
9 6 (27.27%) MCSE
9 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Service Management
9 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (27.27%) Lumension
10 5 (22.73%) vSphere
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) VBScript
10 5 (22.73%) LDAP
10 5 (22.73%) EMC
10 5 (22.73%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
1 3 (13.64%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) WSH
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) MCP
4 6 (27.27%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Firmware
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.09%) NFS
6 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (9.09%) UAG
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 6 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) SCSM
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) NetApp
4 6 (27.27%) McAfee
4 6 (27.27%) Sophos
4 6 (27.27%) Lumension
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco