The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 170 149 192
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +43
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 79 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.88% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 6.65% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1027 1128 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.16% 13.28% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 562 347
Average daily rate £325 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 156 140
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.90 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 22 £325 -27.77% 18
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £300 -25.00% 7
Surrey -6 16 £338 +8.00% 7
Hampshire -9 13 £315 +18.86% 4
Oxfordshire 0 7 £280 -25.33% 15
Kent -1 2 £438 -
West Sussex -9 2 £388 +10.71%
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 168 (82.35%) Windows
2 99 (48.53%) VMware
3 96 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 92 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
6 70 (34.31%) MS Exchange
7 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (31.86%) Security Cleared
9 62 (30.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (26.96%) SC Cleared
12 51 (25.00%) SCCM
13 50 (24.51%) Windows 7
14 48 (23.53%) ITIL
15 42 (20.59%) PowerShell
16 41 (20.10%) Citrix
17 40 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (18.63%) SAN
19 37 (18.14%) SQL Server
20 35 (17.16%) SCOM
21 34 (16.67%) Windows XP
22 33 (16.18%) Linux
23 32 (15.69%) SQL
24 31 (15.20%) HP
25 30 (14.71%) DNS
25 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared
26 28 (13.73%) Firewall
26 28 (13.73%) Cisco
26 28 (13.73%) SharePoint
27 26 (12.75%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 70 (34.31%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (13.73%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.86%) Lync
6 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.88%) IBM Notes
8 11 (5.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (4.90%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.49%) nginx
13 1 (0.49%) SAS
13 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.49%) Apache
13 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.98%) IaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.63%) SAN
2 30 (14.71%) DNS
3 28 (13.73%) Firewall
4 26 (12.75%) LAN
5 23 (11.27%) WAN
6 20 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 15 (7.35%) DHCP
8 14 (6.86%) iSCSI
9 13 (6.37%) Network Security
10 12 (5.88%) VLAN
11 10 (4.90%) Internet
12 7 (3.43%) BIG-IP
12 7 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.94%) MPLS
13 6 (2.94%) OSPF
14 5 (2.45%) LDAP
14 5 (2.45%) NAS
14 5 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (5.88%) MSI
2 11 (5.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.49%) MSTest
5 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) NUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 15 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.98%) Legal
3 2 (0.98%) Advertising
3 2 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.78%) Consultant
4 19 (9.31%) Architect
4 19 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (6.86%) Technical Architect
6 12 (5.88%) Administrator
6 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 10 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Server Engineer
8 8 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.92%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.43%) Data Centre Architect
10 6 (2.94%) Designer
10 6 (2.94%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.45%) Systems Support
11 5 (2.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 11 (5.39%) WSH
3 4 (1.96%) .NET
4 3 (1.47%) Web Services
4 3 (1.47%) Flash
5 2 (0.98%) WPF
6 1 (0.49%) LINQ
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Blackberry
1 19 (9.31%) Clustering
2 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
2 4 (1.96%) PKI
2 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.47%) NHS
3 3 (1.47%) EqualLogic
4 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) FMCG
5 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.49%) Open Source
5 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 168 (82.35%) Windows
2 92 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (30.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (24.51%) Windows 7
6 34 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 33 (16.18%) Linux
8 20 (9.80%) UNIX
9 13 (6.37%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.43%) CentOS
11 4 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.98%) Android
13 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.49%) AIX
14 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.53%) ITIL
2 26 (12.75%) Migration
3 20 (9.80%) Service Management
4 18 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.88%) Project Management
5 12 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.39%) CRM
7 10 (4.90%) Change Management
7 10 (4.90%) Data Protection
8 9 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 9 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.43%) Change Control
10 6 (2.94%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.45%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.45%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.45%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.45%) Time Management
12 4 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.69%) SQL
3 13 (6.37%) VB
4 7 (3.43%) VBScript
5 2 (0.98%) C#
5 2 (0.98%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 65 (31.86%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.96%) SC Cleared
3 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.84%) MCSE
6 13 (6.37%) MCP
7 9 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.92%) CCNA
9 7 (3.43%) CCNP
10 5 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.45%) MCITP
11 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.47%) MCTS
13 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.98%) CITP
14 1 (0.49%) MCSA
14 1 (0.49%) ISEB
14 1 (0.49%) CISSP
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.49%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 96 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.80%) vSphere
4 16 (7.84%) Terminal Services
5 15 (7.35%) XenApp
6 13 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (5.39%) NFS
8 9 (4.41%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.45%) UAG
9 5 (2.45%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.45%) Xen
10 4 (1.96%) NLBS
10 4 (1.96%) XenServer
11 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.47%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.98%) vCloud
12 2 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 51 (25.00%) SCCM
2 35 (17.16%) SCOM
3 18 (8.82%) Backup Exec
4 16 (7.84%) SCVMM
5 14 (6.86%) WSUS
6 12 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (5.39%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (4.90%) SCDPM
9 8 (3.92%) Tivoli
10 7 (3.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (2.94%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.94%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.96%) WMI
12 4 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (1.47%) ARCserve
14 2 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.98%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 99 (48.53%) VMware
2 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.10%) Citrix
4 31 (15.20%) HP
5 28 (13.73%) Cisco
6 23 (11.27%) NetApp
7 17 (8.33%) McAfee
8 16 (7.84%) Symantec
9 12 (5.88%) Lotus
10 11 (5.39%) IBM
11 10 (4.90%) Sophos
12 9 (4.41%) Lumension
13 8 (3.92%) Brocade
13 8 (3.92%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.92%) F5
14 7 (3.43%) Dell
14 7 (3.43%) EMC
14 7 (3.43%) Oracle
15 5 (2.45%) Juniper
15 5 (2.45%) 3PAR
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