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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 57 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.36% 2.37% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 14.53% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.74% +15.90%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 117 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.64% 16.34% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 29
Average daily rate £400 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
3 28 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (36.96%) NetApp
7 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) iSCSI
9 10 (21.74%) NFS
10 9 (19.57%) WSH
10 9 (19.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (19.57%) VB
10 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
10 9 (19.57%) MSI
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (19.57%) Application Packaging
10 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
10 9 (19.57%) Wise Package Studio
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (13.04%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) iSCSI
2 5 (10.87%) LDAP
3 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MSI
1 9 (19.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Applications Packager
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Storage Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) WSH
1 9 (19.57%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) UNIX
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) Business Development
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) VB
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 28 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.87%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) NFS
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (10.87%) vSphere
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) SCOrch
4 4 (8.70%) SCOM
5 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (4.35%) SCSM
6 2 (4.35%) Hyperic
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) NetApp
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Sophos
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) Lumension
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec