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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 52 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 11 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 0.70% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 8.59% 7.87% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
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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
128 89 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.58% 8.90% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 63
Average daily rate £300 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% +38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.77 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
6 8 (34.78%) Terminal Services
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) XenApp
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) UNIX
10 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) VMS
10 1 (4.35%) AIX
10 1 (4.35%) Solaris
10 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) VTSP
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Terminal Services
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) XenApp
5 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.35%) NFS
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.35%) XenServer
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) ARCserve
3 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 3 (13.04%) WMI
4 2 (8.70%) SCDPM
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Lumension
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat