The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 0.52% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 4.55% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
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£375 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.43% 11.41% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.65 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
Berkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 9 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
10 6 (22.22%) Symantec
10 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 6 (22.22%) Clustering
10 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) XenApp
11 5 (18.52%) SCCM
11 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) Lync
8 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) VTSP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) UAG
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
4 3 (11.11%) WMI
4 3 (11.11%) ARCserve
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
5 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SCOM
6 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.70%) WSUS
6 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) AppSense
6 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
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