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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 56 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 10.96% 3.45% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.16% 9.57% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 25
Average daily rate £282 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.13 £11.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +38.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 7 £325 - 3
Durham - 1 - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) WSUS
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) BCP
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (22.22%) CCA
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) BCP
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCA
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Xen
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense