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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.48% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 8.77% 10.61% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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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
114 132 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.41% 13.91% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 53
Average daily rate £417 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 22
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £16.80 £30.50
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 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 30 June 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (60.00%) SCCM
5 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) SCOM
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (32.00%) DHCP
11 7 (28.00%) VB
11 7 (28.00%) Oracle
12 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (20.00%) SQL
13 5 (20.00%) VBScript
13 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (20.00%) Borland
13 5 (20.00%) StarTeam
13 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (16.00%) Network Security

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WSH
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) SCOM
3 8 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) Borland
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) AppSense
7 1 (4.00%) Meridio