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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 48 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.30% 1.18% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 15.79% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 7
Average daily rate
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£543 £164 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+230.79% -61.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £163 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £334 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
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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
140 76 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.11% 7.47% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 28 64
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £20.89 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) Clustering
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) SharePoint
4 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 18 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (44.12%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (44.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (41.18%) CRM
7 14 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (41.18%) Lync
7 14 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (41.18%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (38.24%) SQL
9 12 (35.29%) Application Packaging
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (29.41%) .NET
12 9 (26.47%) VMware
13 8 (23.53%) Citrix
13 8 (23.53%) SOA
13 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) Terminal Services
13 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
14 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
14 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
15 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (55.88%) SharePoint
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (44.12%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (44.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (41.18%) Lync
5 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
6 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (41.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Architect
1 17 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Application Packaging
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
8 2 (5.88%) VMS
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) AIX
9 1 (2.94%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (41.18%) CRM
3 8 (23.53%) SOA
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) VTSP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Terminal Services
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) KVM
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) WMI
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) ARCserve
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) Lumension
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle