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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 41 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 28 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 21.21% 5.66% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 2
Average daily rate
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£543 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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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
132 159 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.57% 14.64% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 26
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £123 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £24.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 30 (61.22%) SQL
4 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (53.06%) Clustering
4 26 (53.06%) SharePoint
4 26 (53.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (51.02%) Lync
6 24 (48.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (48.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (48.98%) CRM
6 24 (48.98%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (46.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (46.94%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (46.94%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (38.78%) Application Packaging
9 18 (36.73%) Windows
10 17 (34.69%) .NET
11 15 (30.61%) SOA
11 15 (30.61%) VMware
12 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
13 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (24.49%) SCCM
13 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
14 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
14 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
14 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.37%) MS Excel

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (53.06%) SharePoint
1 26 (53.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 25 (51.02%) Lync
3 24 (48.98%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (48.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (48.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (46.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Architect
2 24 (48.98%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Technical Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Customer Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Application Packaging
2 17 (34.69%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (48.98%) CRM
3 15 (30.61%) SOA
4 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.33%) VBScript
4 7 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) VTSP
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) KVM
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.12%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) Borland
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) McAfee
6 2 (4.08%) Lumension
7 1 (2.04%) AppSense
7 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
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