The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 Slough 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 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.14% - -
As % of the System Software category 11.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.89% 4.33% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Average daily rate £330 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -50.00%
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Slough region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Hyper-V
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft