The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 117 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 37 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 10.60% 9.63% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £225 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £363 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £47.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +115.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +1.81%
Hyper-V
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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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
349 374 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.99% 12.05% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 148 71
Average daily rate £325 £263 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £130 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 75 51
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Manchester -8 15 £450 +221.42% 19
Merseyside - 13 £675 - 1
Cheshire -17 6 £325 -7.14% 13
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 64 (85.33%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 47 (62.67%) VMware
3 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
4 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (40.00%) Citrix
5 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (38.67%) Clustering
6 29 (38.67%) Migration
7 27 (36.00%) SCCM
7 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (33.33%) Oracle
9 24 (32.00%) WAN
10 21 (28.00%) DHCP
11 20 (26.67%) Cisco
11 20 (26.67%) SAN
12 19 (25.33%) EMC
13 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database
14 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
15 16 (21.33%) DNS
15 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
15 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (20.00%) IIS
17 14 (18.67%) DMZ
17 14 (18.67%) Replication
17 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (18.67%) VMware ESX
18 13 (17.33%) Firewall
18 13 (17.33%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (20.00%) IIS
2 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Lync
6 2 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 9 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) WAN
2 21 (28.00%) DHCP
3 20 (26.67%) SAN
4 16 (21.33%) DNS
5 14 (18.67%) DMZ
6 13 (17.33%) Firewall
7 12 (16.00%) NAS
8 10 (13.33%) LAN
8 10 (13.33%) iSCSI
8 10 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.00%) Wireless
10 8 (10.67%) EIGRP
10 8 (10.67%) Internet
10 8 (10.67%) BGP
10 8 (10.67%) MPLS
10 8 (10.67%) OSPF
10 8 (10.67%) VPLS
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.33%) WiX
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
1 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Local Government
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.33%) Wintel Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) XML Messaging
1 6 (8.00%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Clustering
2 14 (18.67%) Replication
3 10 (13.33%) Celerra
4 3 (4.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) DTV
5 2 (2.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (85.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.33%) Solaris
6 12 (16.00%) UNIX
7 6 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.00%) Linux
10 2 (2.67%) AIX
10 2 (2.67%) HPUX
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Migration
2 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
3 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (14.67%) ITIL
5 9 (12.00%) Change Control
5 9 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) High Availability
7 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.00%) ERP
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.67%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) CCNA
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 10 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 10 (13.33%) XenApp
5 7 (9.33%) DFS Replication
5 7 (9.33%) Firmware
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.00%) Xen
7 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (36.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.33%) SCDPM
5 3 (4.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) WMI
6 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.67%) PureDisk
6 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) VMware
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.00%) Citrix
4 25 (33.33%) Oracle
5 20 (26.67%) Cisco
6 19 (25.33%) EMC
7 12 (16.00%) HP
8 11 (14.67%) NetApp
9 10 (13.33%) Dell
10 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (10.67%) Nortel
11 8 (10.67%) SolarWinds
12 7 (9.33%) SAP
13 6 (8.00%) Lotus
14 4 (5.33%) IBM
14 4 (5.33%) Avaya
15 3 (4.00%) Sun
15 3 (4.00%) Symantec
16 2 (2.67%) webMethods
17 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago