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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 154 162 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 119 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 10.45% 7.96% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 58
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £204 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.13 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.26% +45.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £22.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.41% -12.74%
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
1139 1017 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.08% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 521 558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 120 145
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.62 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.84 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £28.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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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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
Buckinghamshire +16 37 £391 +30.16% 9
Berkshire +4 26 £325 +11.58% 9
Oxfordshire -9 17 £313 +4.16% 2
Hampshire -5 16 £325 +3.17% 7
Surrey -8 13 £369 +9.25% 12
West Sussex -2 11 £285 -25.97% 2
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 201 (75.56%) Windows
2 178 (66.92%) Microsoft
3 145 (54.51%) VMware
4 141 (53.01%) Active Directory
5 117 (43.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 110 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (36.09%) Security Cleared
8 88 (33.08%) PowerShell
9 78 (29.32%) SCCM
10 75 (28.20%) SQL
11 72 (27.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (25.56%) MS Exchange
13 66 (24.81%) HP
14 64 (24.06%) ITIL
15 60 (22.56%) SC Cleared
16 58 (21.80%) DNS
16 58 (21.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 49 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 49 (18.42%) SCOM
18 48 (18.05%) Clustering
18 48 (18.05%) SAN
19 44 (16.54%) Windows 7
20 40 (15.04%) vSphere
20 40 (15.04%) DHCP
21 38 (14.29%) MS Excel
22 37 (13.91%) Citrix
23 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (13.53%) SharePoint
24 35 (13.16%) VBScript
25 34 (12.78%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 68 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 36 (13.53%) SharePoint
3 26 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.65%) Lync
5 18 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.02%) IIS
7 13 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.63%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.75%) Apache
15 1 (0.38%) JBoss
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 38 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.27%) Office 365
3 10 (3.76%) PaaS
4 9 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.01%) IaaS
6 4 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.80%) DNS
2 48 (18.05%) SAN
3 40 (15.04%) DHCP
4 32 (12.03%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.90%) Firewall
6 18 (6.77%) WAN
7 15 (5.64%) LAN
8 13 (4.89%) VPN
9 12 (4.51%) Network Security
9 12 (4.51%) VLAN
10 8 (3.01%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.63%) Internet
12 6 (2.26%) NAS
12 6 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.88%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.88%) Wireless
13 5 (1.88%) MPLS
13 5 (1.88%) VoIP
14 4 (1.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.14%) MySQL
3 9 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.26%) SSDT
4 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.38%) Subversion
3 7 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.26%) WinDbg
4 6 (2.26%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.26%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.26%) MSI
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.50%) Ant
5 4 (1.50%) Maven
5 4 (1.50%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (5.26%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Retail
3 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.75%) Billing
4 2 (0.75%) Military
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Law
5 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (13.53%) Consultant
3 31 (11.65%) Support Engineer
3 31 (11.65%) Architect
4 24 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 20 (7.52%) Analyst
7 16 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.14%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Administrator
11 9 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Active Directory Consultant
11 9 (3.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Designer
12 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.01%) Security Engineer
13 7 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.26%) XML
2 11 (4.14%) HTML
2 11 (4.14%) .NET
3 6 (2.26%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.88%) Middleware
5 4 (1.50%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.75%) Flash
7 2 (0.75%) WSH
7 2 (0.75%) JSP
8 1 (0.38%) Web Services
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.38%) CSS
8 1 (0.38%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.05%) Clustering
2 30 (11.28%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.89%) PKI
5 11 (4.14%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.38%) Replication
7 8 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.88%) User Experience
8 5 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.50%) EPoS
9 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.13%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.13%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.75%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.75%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 201 (75.56%) Windows
2 110 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (27.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (21.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (16.54%) Windows 7
6 27 (10.15%) Linux
7 18 (6.77%) UNIX
8 16 (6.02%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.63%) HPUX
11 5 (1.88%) CentOS
12 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.75%) Solaris
14 2 (0.75%) AIX
14 2 (0.75%) VMS
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.06%) ITIL
2 34 (12.78%) Migration
3 22 (8.27%) Service Management
4 20 (7.52%) CRM
5 17 (6.39%) High Availability
6 16 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.89%) Capacity Management
8 12 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.14%) ITSM
10 9 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.38%) Change Control
11 8 (3.01%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (3.01%) Change Management
11 8 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.01%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.63%) Scrum
12 7 (2.63%) Software Deployment
12 7 (2.63%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 88 (33.08%) PowerShell
2 75 (28.20%) SQL
3 35 (13.16%) VBScript
4 13 (4.89%) C#
5 11 (4.14%) C++
5 11 (4.14%) Python
6 8 (3.01%) VB
7 7 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.26%) Perl
8 6 (2.26%) C++/CLI
9 5 (1.88%) C
10 4 (1.50%) Ruby
11 3 (1.13%) VBA
12 2 (0.75%) Java
13 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 96 (36.09%) Security Cleared
2 60 (22.56%) SC Cleared
3 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (11.28%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.39%) MCSE
6 16 (6.02%) MCITP
7 14 (5.26%) MCSA
7 14 (5.26%) MCP
8 8 (3.01%) CCNA
8 8 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.63%) Degree
10 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.50%) CCNP
11 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.50%) MCTS
12 2 (0.75%) CCVP
12 2 (0.75%) CCA
12 2 (0.75%) MCSD
12 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.38%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.76%) SLA
2 5 (1.88%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.50%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 141 (53.01%) Active Directory
2 117 (43.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.04%) vSphere
4 19 (7.14%) XenApp
5 16 (6.02%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.76%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.88%) UAG
9 5 (1.88%) NFS
10 3 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.13%) XenServer
10 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.38%) Xen
12 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.38%) Samba
12 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 78 (29.32%) SCCM
2 49 (18.42%) SCOM
3 17 (6.39%) WSUS
4 15 (5.64%) SCVMM
5 12 (4.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (4.14%) OVSD
7 9 (3.38%) SCSM
8 8 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.26%) Puppet
10 5 (1.88%) SCDPM
10 5 (1.88%) XenMobile
10 5 (1.88%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.88%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.88%) OpenView
11 4 (1.50%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 178 (66.92%) Microsoft
2 145 (54.51%) VMware
3 66 (24.81%) HP
4 37 (13.91%) Citrix
5 34 (12.78%) Cisco
6 18 (6.77%) Oracle
7 17 (6.39%) NetApp
8 16 (6.02%) Dell
9 15 (5.64%) McAfee
10 12 (4.51%) Lumension
11 11 (4.14%) F5
11 11 (4.14%) Symantec
12 8 (3.01%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.63%) Juniper
14 6 (2.26%) Perforce
15 5 (1.88%) Veeam
15 5 (1.88%) EMC
15 5 (1.88%) IBM
15 5 (1.88%) AppSense
16 4 (1.50%) Wyse
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