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 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 93 84 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 61 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.64% 1.66% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 14.70% 16.45% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 3
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£248 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
415 310 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.16% 10.09% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 146 84
Average daily rate £300 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 62
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 July 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 1 July 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 +15 44 £275 -8.33% 12
Merseyside -9 7 £450 - 4
Cheshire -30 7 £223 -3.26% 19
Lancashire +3 1 £205 -8.88% 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (76.15%) VMware
2 75 (68.81%) Windows
3 67 (61.47%) Citrix
4 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
5 57 (52.29%) Active Directory
6 55 (50.46%) SCCM
7 54 (49.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (37.61%) Migration
9 34 (31.19%) Oracle
10 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (28.44%) MS Exchange
12 30 (27.52%) XenApp
13 29 (26.61%) EMC
13 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (25.69%) SAN
14 28 (25.69%) Oracle Database
15 27 (24.77%) WAN
16 23 (21.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 23 (21.10%) Xen
17 22 (20.18%) Data Centre
18 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (19.27%) Office 365
19 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (18.35%) ITIL
20 19 (17.43%) SAP
20 19 (17.43%) DHCP
21 18 (16.51%) IBM Notes
21 18 (16.51%) Lotus
21 18 (16.51%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (28.44%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (16.51%) IBM Notes
5 16 (14.68%) IIS
6 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.59%) Lync
8 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.75%) TPMS
10 2 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Office
2 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.27%) Office 365
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) SAN
2 27 (24.77%) WAN
3 19 (17.43%) DHCP
4 16 (14.68%) DNS
5 14 (12.84%) Firewall
6 11 (10.09%) LAN
7 10 (9.17%) Wireless
7 10 (9.17%) NAS
8 9 (8.26%) MPLS
8 9 (8.26%) DMZ
9 8 (7.34%) Internet
9 8 (7.34%) OSPF
9 8 (7.34%) BGP
9 8 (7.34%) EIGRP
9 8 (7.34%) VPLS
9 8 (7.34%) iSCSI
9 8 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.34%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) Oracle Database
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MSI
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.92%) WiX
General
1 12 (11.01%) Local Government
2 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (31.19%) Architect
2 23 (21.10%) 3rd Line Support
3 20 (18.35%) Support Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (14.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (13.76%) Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Support Analyst
9 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (6.42%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
13 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.75%) Consultant
13 3 (2.75%) Technical Support
13 3 (2.75%) Citrix Consultant
13 3 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.75%) Wintel Engineer
13 3 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Middleware
2 2 (1.83%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.83%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.76%) Clustering
3 12 (11.01%) Replication
4 8 (7.34%) EMC VNX
4 8 (7.34%) Celerra
5 4 (3.67%) Life Science
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) DTV
6 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.92%) Handset
7 1 (0.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 75 (68.81%) Windows
2 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.26%) Solaris
6 8 (7.34%) UNIX
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.59%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.83%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) Linux
10 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.83%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Migration
2 20 (18.35%) ITIL
3 18 (16.51%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (12.84%) Data Protection
5 13 (11.93%) Server Building
6 10 (9.17%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.26%) Business Continuity
7 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.34%) Change Control
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
10 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.75%) Service Management
11 3 (2.75%) ERP
11 3 (2.75%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.83%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.83%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.83%) Requirements Engineering
12 2 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) CCNA
1 15 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.34%) MCSE
2 8 (7.34%) MCITP
2 8 (7.34%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.42%) MCP
3 7 (6.42%) CCA
4 6 (5.50%) MCSA
5 5 (4.59%) MCTS
6 3 (2.75%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) PMP
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) Degree
8 1 (0.92%) CCENT
8 1 (0.92%) HNC
8 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (52.29%) Active Directory
2 54 (49.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (27.52%) XenApp
4 23 (21.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (21.10%) Xen
5 14 (12.84%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.34%) Terminal Services
6 8 (7.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.83%) Firmware
9 2 (1.83%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.92%) XenServer
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 55 (50.46%) SCCM
2 11 (10.09%) SCOM
3 10 (9.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (76.15%) VMware
2 67 (61.47%) Citrix
3 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
4 34 (31.19%) Oracle
5 29 (26.61%) EMC
6 19 (17.43%) SAP
7 18 (16.51%) Lotus
8 17 (15.60%) Cisco
9 13 (11.93%) Symantec
10 11 (10.09%) NetApp
11 9 (8.26%) CheckPoint
12 8 (7.34%) Nortel
12 8 (7.34%) McAfee
12 8 (7.34%) Sophos
12 8 (7.34%) SolarWinds
13 7 (6.42%) HP
14 5 (4.59%) Avaya
15 3 (2.75%) Dell
15 3 (2.75%) IBM
15 3 (2.75%) Veeam
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