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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 78 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 7.54% 7.02% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate £280 £377 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% +10.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £398 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +44.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -16.07%
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
199 57 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.27% 7.67% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 25 52
Average daily rate £275 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% +21.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.36 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.65% -11.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 15 £280 -25.77%
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) DHCP
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
4 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (66.67%) XenApp
4 12 (66.67%) SCCM
4 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (66.67%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (66.67%) AppSense
5 11 (61.11%) ITIL
5 11 (61.11%) XenServer
5 11 (61.11%) XenDesktop
5 11 (61.11%) Software Delivery
5 11 (61.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (27.78%) SMS
9 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
2 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DHCP
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) SMS
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Support
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
1 11 (61.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Software Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) MCSA
7 1 (5.56%) MCSE
7 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (66.67%) XenApp
3 11 (61.11%) XenDesktop
3 11 (61.11%) XenServer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) AppSense
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro