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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.61% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 11.59% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £250 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £41.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +34.61%

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
53 138 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.25% 13.88% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 79 70
Median daily rate £425 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 12
Median hourly rate £53.75 £55.55 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +174.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £14.15 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) SCCM
6 7 (50.00%) SCOM
6 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
9 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) NetApp
9 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (14.29%) Validation
11 2 (14.29%) Internet
11 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 2 (14.29%) WSUS
11 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (14.29%) Apple

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Email Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
1 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Samsung
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco