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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 128 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 41 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 9.86% 10.40% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 14
Average daily rate £375 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £640 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.63 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.34% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £16.00 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £20.19 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -19.64%
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
416 375 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.34% 9.43% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 153 154
Average daily rate £375 £321 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% +22.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 73
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.98 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.22 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Lancashire - 19 £375 - 1
Cheshire -4 9 £435 +89.13% 3
Merseyside -1 8 £388 -42.59% 5
Manchester -17 5 £230 -48.88% 4
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 66 (75.86%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) VMware
3 58 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 42 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 34 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (37.93%) Citrix
6 33 (37.93%) Clustering
7 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
9 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
10 21 (24.14%) SCCM
10 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (22.99%) HP
12 19 (21.84%) Migration
12 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (19.54%) Veritas
15 16 (18.39%) Cisco
16 15 (17.24%) WAN
16 15 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (17.24%) Time Management
17 14 (16.09%) Office 365
17 14 (16.09%) SAN
17 14 (16.09%) DNS
18 13 (14.94%) DHCP
18 13 (14.94%) Linux
18 13 (14.94%) SQL
19 12 (13.79%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.09%) Office 365
3 11 (12.64%) IaaS
4 10 (11.49%) PaaS
5 4 (4.60%) SaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) WAN
2 14 (16.09%) DNS
2 14 (16.09%) SAN
3 13 (14.94%) DHCP
4 6 (6.90%) Firewall
5 5 (5.75%) LAN
6 4 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.45%) Skype
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.15%) VLAN
9 1 (1.15%) Wireless
9 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) ClearCase
1 7 (8.05%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (10.34%) Local Government
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.05%) IT Architect
6 7 (8.05%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Project Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) J2EE
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) Clustering
2 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.20%) FlexPod
4 8 (9.20%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) CCTV
7 1 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.86%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.94%) Linux
6 10 (11.49%) AIX
6 10 (11.49%) HPUX
7 8 (9.20%) Solaris
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Migration
2 15 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (17.24%) Time Management
3 11 (12.64%) ITIL
4 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (5.75%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (5.75%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.30%) DevOps
8 2 (2.30%) High Availability
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.30%) Release Management
8 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.30%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.34%) MCSA
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (6.90%) MCITP
6 4 (4.60%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MCDST
7 2 (2.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 58 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (8.05%) XenApp
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) SCCM
2 11 (12.64%) SCOM
3 9 (10.34%) WSUS
4 5 (5.75%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.75%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.30%) vMotion
8 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.15%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.15%) Legato
8 1 (1.15%) Nagios
8 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) VMware
2 33 (37.93%) Citrix
3 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.99%) HP
5 17 (19.54%) Veritas
6 16 (18.39%) Cisco
7 12 (13.79%) Oracle
8 10 (11.49%) IBM
9 8 (9.20%) Dell
9 8 (9.20%) Sun
10 4 (4.60%) NetApp
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.45%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.30%) Symantec
13 1 (1.15%) Apple
13 1 (1.15%) Avaya
13 1 (1.15%) Equitrac
13 1 (1.15%) Mitel
13 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Merseyside
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago