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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 58 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.57% -
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 16.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£371 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £270 £305
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +32.50%
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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
150 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.69% 9.60% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 50 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £174 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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 30 March 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 March 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 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (68.18%) Windows
4 26 (59.09%) VMware
5 24 (54.55%) SQL
6 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
6 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (50.00%) SCCM
8 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
10 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
10 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
10 15 (34.09%) VB
11 14 (31.82%) VBScript
11 14 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
12 13 (29.55%) Oracle
13 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (22.73%) Lync
14 10 (22.73%) StarTeam
14 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
14 10 (22.73%) Borland
14 10 (22.73%) Clustering
14 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
15 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (20.45%) CRM

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (22.73%) Lync
2 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) DHCP
1 8 (18.18%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) StarTeam
2 2 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Packager
8 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Application Packaging
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) WSH
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 9 (20.45%) CRM
4 6 (13.64%) SOA
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) VB
2 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
3 14 (31.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) SCCM
2 14 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (13.64%) SCOM
5 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 10 (22.73%) Borland
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) AppSense
7 1 (2.27%) Meridio