The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.52% 0.90% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 8.89% 8.22% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£377 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.84% -7.27%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.85% 10.99% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 11
Average daily rate £300 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.68 £20.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +36.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £20.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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
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 1 May 2015. 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 +4 4 £377 +10.94% 3
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 5 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (50.00%) Junos
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) MCSA
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Junos
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds