The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 101 157 176
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 156 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 14.34% 8.07% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 15
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £426 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1088 967 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.66% 11.62% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 439 364
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 135 171
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 44 £450 +63.63% 23
Buckinghamshire +8 33 £388 +19.23% 3
Hampshire -19 24 £325 +5.69% 12
Surrey 0 17 £380 +26.66% 8
Kent +1 12 £400 +35.59% 6
West Sussex -6 10 £455 +34.81% 6
Oxfordshire - 9 £475 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £313 -
Middlesex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 204 (72.86%) Windows
2 175 (62.50%) VMware
3 156 (55.71%) Microsoft
4 152 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 129 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 120 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (33.93%) Security Cleared
8 94 (33.57%) SQL
9 85 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 72 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 68 (24.29%) SCCM
12 60 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 59 (21.07%) Clustering
14 58 (20.71%) ITIL
15 57 (20.36%) MS Exchange
16 52 (18.57%) SAN
17 50 (17.86%) HP
18 49 (17.50%) SharePoint
19 48 (17.14%) PowerShell
20 47 (16.79%) Citrix
20 47 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (16.43%) Windows 7
22 41 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2013
23 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
24 39 (13.93%) MCSE
24 39 (13.93%) Cisco
24 39 (13.93%) Linux
24 39 (13.93%) DV Cleared
25 38 (13.57%) Lync
26 36 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 57 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.50%) SharePoint
3 41 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (13.57%) Lync
5 29 (10.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (10.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (10.36%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (5.71%) IIS
10 10 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.50%) OpenStack
12 6 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.71%) Apache
13 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.71%) JBoss
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.64%) Office 365
3 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.43%) SaaS
4 4 (1.43%) PaaS
5 3 (1.07%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.57%) SAN
2 26 (9.29%) DNS
3 23 (8.21%) Firewall
4 22 (7.86%) DHCP
5 21 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.14%) WAN
6 20 (7.14%) LAN
7 12 (4.29%) NetScaler
8 11 (3.93%) iSCSI
9 8 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.50%) VLAN
11 6 (2.14%) OSPF
11 6 (2.14%) WLAN
11 6 (2.14%) Wireless
12 5 (1.79%) VoIP
12 5 (1.79%) VPN
12 5 (1.79%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.36%) IDOL
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (5.71%) StarTeam
2 8 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.71%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.71%) MSI
5 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (4.29%) Finance
2 7 (2.50%) Retail
3 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.71%) Legal
4 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.36%) Military
5 1 (0.36%) Back Office
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (18.93%) Architect
2 40 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 33 (11.79%) Consultant
4 29 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 19 (6.79%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
8 14 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (4.64%) Team Leader
9 13 (4.64%) Analyst
10 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (3.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 10 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
13 9 (3.21%) Citrix Consultant
14 8 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 7 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
16 6 (2.14%) Senior Architect
16 6 (2.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.57%) .NET
2 23 (8.21%) Application Packaging
3 7 (2.50%) Web Services
4 6 (2.14%) XML
5 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.07%) HTML
6 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.07%) COM+
7 2 (0.71%) WSH
8 1 (0.36%) Flash
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.07%) Clustering
2 12 (4.29%) PKI
3 11 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.21%) Open Source
5 8 (2.86%) User Experience
6 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
8 3 (1.07%) NHS
8 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.71%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) PDA
10 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 204 (72.86%) Windows
2 120 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (16.43%) Windows 7
6 39 (13.93%) Linux
7 16 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.57%) UNIX
9 9 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.50%) CentOS
11 4 (1.43%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.71%) Android
12 2 (0.71%) VMS
12 2 (0.71%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) Solaris
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.71%) ITIL
2 36 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (12.14%) Service Management
4 29 (10.36%) CRM
5 24 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 18 (6.43%) Migration
6 18 (6.43%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.71%) SOA
8 14 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (4.29%) Change Control
11 11 (3.93%) Change Management
11 11 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.21%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 94 (33.57%) SQL
2 48 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 28 (10.00%) VBScript
4 26 (9.29%) VB
5 7 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.43%) C#
6 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 47 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (13.93%) MCSE
4 39 (13.93%) DV Cleared
5 24 (8.57%) MCP
6 16 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.00%) CCNA
8 11 (3.93%) MCITP
9 9 (3.21%) MCTS
10 8 (2.86%) CCNP
10 8 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.50%) RHCA
11 7 (2.50%) MCSA
11 7 (2.50%) RHCE
11 7 (2.50%) RHCSA
12 4 (1.43%) Degree
13 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 129 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 28 (10.00%) vSphere
4 28 (10.00%) XenApp
5 14 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (5.00%) UAG
6 12 (4.29%) ISA Server
7 11 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.57%) NFS
9 8 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (2.86%) Firmware
10 5 (1.79%) KVM
11 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.07%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.36%) Xen
13 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (24.29%) SCCM
2 24 (8.57%) SCOM
3 21 (7.50%) Backup Exec
4 20 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.86%) Puppet
8 7 (2.50%) XenMobile
9 6 (2.14%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.79%) WSUS
10 5 (1.79%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.07%) Nagios
12 3 (1.07%) OpenView
12 3 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 175 (62.50%) VMware
2 156 (55.71%) Microsoft
3 50 (17.86%) HP
4 47 (16.79%) Citrix
5 39 (13.93%) Cisco
6 29 (10.36%) NetApp
7 24 (8.57%) Oracle
7 24 (8.57%) Dell
8 23 (8.21%) Lumension
9 18 (6.43%) McAfee
10 16 (5.71%) F5
11 14 (5.00%) Sophos
12 12 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 12 (4.29%) Symantec
12 12 (4.29%) Borland
12 12 (4.29%) AppSense
13 10 (3.57%) Wyse
14 9 (3.21%) IBM
14 9 (3.21%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.50%) EMC
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