The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 64 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 2.56% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 13.01% 16.18% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 10
Average daily rate £250 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £291 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £546 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.08 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +62.50%
Hyper-V
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 136 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.46% 15.85% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 55
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.86 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) DNS
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) Firewall
8 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (32.14%) SAN
8 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
9 8 (28.57%) DHCP
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (28.57%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) SCOM
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) Migration
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 4 (14.29%) MCP
13 4 (14.29%) MCSA
13 4 (14.29%) Hitachi
13 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (14.29%) HP
13 4 (14.29%) Dell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) SAN
5 8 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) HTTP
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) FTP
9 1 (3.57%) IPsec
9 1 (3.57%) LAN
9 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.14%) Server Building
2 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Presales
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSA
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
1 8 (28.57%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.14%) Perfmon
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Dell
3 4 (14.29%) Hitachi
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Intel
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) RightScale
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec