The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 31 July 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 North East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 45 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.41% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 16.33% 2.70% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£328 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.63% 10.63% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 29
Average daily rate £285 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.45 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the North East region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the North East region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 6 £341 - 3
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) EMC
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
7 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) QA

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Junos
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
1 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) UAG
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 3 (21.43%) McAfee
5 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) AppSense