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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 129 151 198
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +47
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 127 87 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.02% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 11.58% 8.71% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 17
Average daily rate £290 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £324
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +59.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £14.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £32.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1097 999 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.39% 11.72% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 475 355
Average daily rate £325 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 178 124
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +9 43 £300 -25.00% 1
Hampshire +28 38 £203 -49.87% 4
Berkshire +19 27 £303 +34.44% 16
Surrey -28 12 £325 +56.62% 4
West Sussex +3 7 £300 -17.24% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £130 - 4
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 170 (82.52%) Windows
2 115 (55.83%) VMware
3 91 (44.17%) Active Directory
3 91 (44.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (42.72%) MS Exchange
5 78 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (35.92%) Microsoft
7 69 (33.50%) Security Cleared
8 60 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 60 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (28.16%) SCCM
10 52 (25.24%) SC Cleared
11 50 (24.27%) Windows 7
12 49 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (23.30%) ITIL
14 43 (20.87%) Citrix
15 40 (19.42%) Linux
15 40 (19.42%) SharePoint
16 39 (18.93%) SCOM
17 38 (18.45%) PowerShell
17 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
17 38 (18.45%) SAN
18 37 (17.96%) SQL
19 35 (16.99%) Windows XP
20 33 (16.02%) Migration
21 32 (15.53%) DNS
22 30 (14.56%) HP
23 29 (14.08%) DV Cleared
24 26 (12.62%) TCP/IP
25 25 (12.14%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 88 (42.72%) MS Exchange
2 60 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (19.42%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (7.77%) Lync
7 14 (6.80%) IBM Notes
8 10 (4.85%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.97%) IIS
12 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.49%) Apache
13 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.91%) PaaS
2 6 (2.91%) IaaS
2 6 (2.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.45%) SAN
2 32 (15.53%) DNS
3 26 (12.62%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.14%) Firewall
5 15 (7.28%) DHCP
5 15 (7.28%) VLAN
6 14 (6.80%) WAN
7 13 (6.31%) LAN
8 12 (5.83%) Internet
9 11 (5.34%) VPN
9 11 (5.34%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.40%) Network Security
11 6 (2.91%) Wireless
12 4 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.94%) BIG-IP
13 3 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.46%) OSPF
13 3 (1.46%) VoIP
13 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MSI
1 9 (4.37%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.49%) NUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 19 (9.22%) Finance
2 2 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.49%) Back Office
3 1 (0.49%) Electronics
3 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.49%) Retail
3 1 (0.49%) French Language
3 1 (0.49%) German Language
3 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 22 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (7.28%) Consultant
5 14 (6.80%) Architect
5 14 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.37%) Applications Packager
9 9 (4.37%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Administrator
13 5 (2.43%) Systems Support Engineer
13 5 (2.43%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) .NET
1 10 (4.85%) Application Packaging
2 9 (4.37%) WSH
3 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.97%) Web Services
4 2 (0.97%) WPF
5 1 (0.49%) LINQ
5 1 (0.49%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.74%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.28%) Clustering
3 8 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.94%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.94%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.97%) Replication
6 2 (0.97%) Handset
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Celerra
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 170 (82.52%) Windows
2 91 (44.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (24.27%) Windows 7
5 49 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (19.42%) Linux
7 35 (16.99%) Windows XP
8 22 (10.68%) UNIX
9 8 (3.88%) Android
9 8 (3.88%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.88%) Windows Phone
10 7 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.43%) CentOS
12 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) ITIL
2 33 (16.02%) Migration
3 21 (10.19%) Project Management
3 21 (10.19%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.77%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.80%) Service Management
6 13 (6.31%) ITIL V3
6 13 (6.31%) Budget Control
7 12 (5.83%) CRM
8 11 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.34%) Data Protection
9 10 (4.85%) Change Management
10 9 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.88%) Software Architecture
12 7 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.40%) Automated Testing
13 6 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (2.91%) Change Control
13 6 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.45%) PowerShell
2 37 (17.96%) SQL
3 11 (5.34%) VB
4 8 (3.88%) Java
5 3 (1.46%) VBScript
6 2 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (33.50%) Security Cleared
2 52 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 29 (14.08%) DV Cleared
4 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (9.71%) MCSE
6 15 (7.28%) MCP
7 13 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.43%) CCNA
9 3 (1.46%) MCITP
9 3 (1.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.97%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.97%) CITP
10 2 (0.97%) Degree
11 1 (0.49%) GSAE
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
11 1 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 91 (44.17%) Active Directory
2 78 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.31%) XenApp
4 12 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (5.34%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.34%) vSphere
6 8 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.88%) NFS
7 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.91%) XenServer
9 5 (2.43%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.94%) UAG
11 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.97%) vCloud
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.49%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 58 (28.16%) SCCM
2 39 (18.93%) SCOM
3 18 (8.74%) Backup Exec
4 17 (8.25%) SCVMM
5 10 (4.85%) SCDPM
5 10 (4.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (4.37%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.91%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.43%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.94%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.94%) WSUS
10 4 (1.94%) WMI
11 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.97%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 115 (55.83%) VMware
2 74 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 43 (20.87%) Citrix
4 30 (14.56%) HP
5 17 (8.25%) Cisco
6 15 (7.28%) McAfee
7 14 (6.80%) Lotus
7 14 (6.80%) NetApp
8 13 (6.31%) Symantec
9 9 (4.37%) Oracle
9 9 (4.37%) Dell
9 9 (4.37%) Sophos
9 9 (4.37%) Lumension
10 5 (2.43%) Avaya
11 4 (1.94%) Becrypt
11 4 (1.94%) F5
12 3 (1.46%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.46%) Juniper
12 3 (1.46%) EMC
12 3 (1.46%) 3PAR
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