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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 1.04% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 15.83% 7.14% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.80 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.18%
Hyper-V
Berkshire

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
120 126 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.82% 14.62% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 37
Average daily rate £400 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -54.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 (67.74%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
5 14 (45.16%) SCOM
6 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) SCCM
8 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.81%) Network Security
11 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) HTTP
12 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
13 5 (16.13%) VB
13 5 (16.13%) Firewall
13 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.13%) Office 365
14 4 (12.90%) Lync
14 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
14 4 (12.90%) IPsec
14 4 (12.90%) Workflow
14 4 (12.90%) Citrix
14 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
14 4 (12.90%) WAN
14 4 (12.90%) VPN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.81%) Network Security
4 7 (22.58%) DHCP
5 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
7 4 (12.90%) IPsec
7 4 (12.90%) FTP
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) Skype
9 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (6.45%) SAN
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
1 2 (6.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.45%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) WSH
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Workflow
2 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.23%) Server Building
3 1 (3.23%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) VB
3 3 (9.68%) VBScript
3 3 (9.68%) C
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCOM
2 11 (35.48%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
6 1 (3.23%) Intel