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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 17.59% 1.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 95 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.00% 12.31% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 66
Average daily rate £325 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £184 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 14
Average hourly rate £15.63 £22.50 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.50 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL
7 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) UNIX
9 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
13 4 (14.29%) SAN
13 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (14.29%) ARCserve
13 4 (14.29%) SQL
13 4 (14.29%) Oracle
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 4 (14.29%) SCCM
13 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (14.29%) Firewall

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (7.14%) Lync
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Extranet
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) VPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) UNIX
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) DRM
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.14%) UAG
7 1 (3.57%) vCloud
7 1 (3.57%) KVM
7 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) WMI
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Siebel
7 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
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