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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 123 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 28 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 1.64% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 8.31% 14.74% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 4
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£220 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £320 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.11 - £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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
337 346 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.33% 11.14% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 73
Average daily rate £300 £264 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 54
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £35.20 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 29 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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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 14 £215 -28.33% 29
Cheshire -20 10 £225 -18.91% 5
Merseyside -10 3 - - 1
Lancashire +4 1 £205 -8.88% 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 67 (81.71%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) VMware
3 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
4 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (46.34%) Citrix
7 33 (40.24%) SCCM
8 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (35.37%) Migration
11 25 (30.49%) Oracle
11 25 (30.49%) MS Exchange
12 24 (29.27%) WAN
13 23 (28.05%) SAN
14 21 (25.61%) Cisco
15 20 (24.39%) XenApp
16 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
16 19 (23.17%) Clustering
17 18 (21.95%) DHCP
17 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database
18 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (20.73%) EMC
19 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
19 16 (19.51%) IIS
20 15 (18.29%) DNS
20 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
21 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
22 13 (15.85%) Firewall
23 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (30.49%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.51%) IIS
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.32%) IBM Notes
7 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.88%) Lync
8 3 (3.66%) TPMS
8 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.76%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) WAN
2 23 (28.05%) SAN
3 18 (21.95%) DHCP
4 15 (18.29%) DNS
5 13 (15.85%) Firewall
6 10 (12.20%) LAN
6 10 (12.20%) NAS
7 9 (10.98%) DMZ
7 9 (10.98%) Wireless
8 8 (9.76%) Internet
8 8 (9.76%) MPLS
8 8 (9.76%) OSPF
8 8 (9.76%) BGP
8 8 (9.76%) EIGRP
8 8 (9.76%) VPLS
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.76%) iSCSI
8 8 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) WiX
2 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Local Government
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Architect
2 16 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
12 3 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 2 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) XML
1 6 (7.32%) XML Messaging
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
1 19 (23.17%) Clustering
2 12 (14.63%) Replication
3 8 (9.76%) Celerra
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) DTV
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Handset
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (81.71%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.41%) Solaris
6 10 (12.20%) UNIX
7 4 (4.88%) Linux
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.44%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.22%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Migration
2 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.98%) Business Continuity
3 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.98%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Change Control
4 8 (9.76%) Server Building
5 7 (8.54%) Project Management
6 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.66%) Service Management
8 3 (3.66%) ERP
9 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.44%) Change Management
9 2 (2.44%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.44%) Workflow
9 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (10.98%) CCNA
2 7 (8.54%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) MCP
3 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) MCITP
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) MCTS
5 3 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) CCA
6 2 (2.44%) PMP
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) CCENT
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
2 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.39%) XenApp
4 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
5 8 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 8 (9.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (7.32%) Xen
7 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) Firmware
8 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) XenServer
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (40.24%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.88%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) PureDisk
5 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.44%) WMI
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (75.61%) VMware
2 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (46.34%) Citrix
4 25 (30.49%) Oracle
5 21 (25.61%) Cisco
6 17 (20.73%) EMC
7 12 (14.63%) NetApp
8 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.98%) HP
9 8 (9.76%) Nortel
9 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds
10 7 (8.54%) SAP
11 6 (7.32%) Lotus
12 5 (6.10%) IBM
12 5 (6.10%) Dell
13 4 (4.88%) Avaya
13 4 (4.88%) Symantec
14 3 (3.66%) Veeam
14 3 (3.66%) McAfee
14 3 (3.66%) Sun
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