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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 161 137 185
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +48
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 93 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.13% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 8.43% 9.40% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 20
Average daily rate
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£360 £240 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
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
1103 1053 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.85% 11.99% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 529 414
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 110 126
Average hourly rate £15.88 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £30.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 +24 35 £538 +227.74% 11
Surrey -14 27 £335 +39.58% 10
Hampshire -14 14 £290 -5.69% 10
Oxfordshire -4 8 £300 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £315 +103.22% 3
Kent -6 3 £413 +96.42%
West Sussex -2 1 £163 -53.42%
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 144 (77.01%) Windows
2 100 (53.48%) Active Directory
3 94 (50.27%) VMware
4 88 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 75 (40.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (28.34%) SAN
7 53 (28.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (25.13%) Security Cleared
10 44 (23.53%) SCCM
10 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 39 (20.86%) SC Cleared
12 38 (20.32%) SQL
13 35 (18.72%) SQL Server
14 34 (18.18%) Citrix
14 34 (18.18%) Clustering
15 33 (17.65%) SCOM
15 33 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 32 (17.11%) Cisco
17 29 (15.51%) ITIL
18 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
19 27 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
20 26 (13.90%) Firewall
20 26 (13.90%) vSphere
21 24 (12.83%) LAN
21 24 (12.83%) DNS
21 24 (12.83%) Application Packaging
22 23 (12.30%) HP
22 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
3 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (11.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (9.63%) Lync
6 16 (8.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (8.56%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.07%) Apache
10 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.53%) IIS
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (8.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.34%) SAN
2 26 (13.90%) Firewall
3 24 (12.83%) DNS
3 24 (12.83%) LAN
4 20 (10.70%) WAN
5 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.02%) DHCP
6 15 (8.02%) Network Security
7 11 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 10 (5.35%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (4.81%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (4.81%) OSPF
9 9 (4.81%) VLAN
10 7 (3.74%) NAS
11 6 (3.21%) MPLS
12 5 (2.67%) LDAP
12 5 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.67%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.67%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MSI
2 9 (4.81%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.53%) MSTest
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 9 (4.81%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.07%) Advertising
3 2 (1.07%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (23.53%) Architect
2 37 (19.79%) Technical Architect
3 26 (13.90%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.63%) Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Administrator
7 11 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Applications Packager
8 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.21%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Data Centre Architect
11 5 (2.67%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Active Directory Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.83%) Application Packaging
2 13 (6.95%) .NET
3 9 (4.81%) WSH
4 4 (2.14%) Flash
5 3 (1.60%) Web Services
6 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.07%) WPF
7 1 (0.53%) LINQ
7 1 (0.53%) XML
7 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.18%) Clustering
2 13 (6.95%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.60%) NHS
5 3 (1.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.60%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 144 (77.01%) Windows
2 75 (40.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (28.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.63%) Linux
7 14 (7.49%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.95%) UNIX
9 12 (6.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.67%) CentOS
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.07%) VMS
13 1 (0.53%) AIX
13 1 (0.53%) Solaris
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.51%) ITIL
2 27 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.16%) Migration
4 16 (8.56%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.02%) CRM
6 14 (7.49%) Service Management
7 11 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.35%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.81%) SOA
9 9 (4.81%) Time Management
10 7 (3.74%) Network Management
10 7 (3.74%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (3.74%) Project Management
11 5 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.67%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.67%) Change Control
11 5 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.14%) Capacity Management
12 4 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.32%) SQL
2 15 (8.02%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.35%) VB
4 6 (3.21%) VBScript
5 2 (1.07%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (25.13%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.42%) MCSE
5 12 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.88%) CCNA
7 10 (5.35%) CCNP
8 5 (2.67%) MCITP
9 4 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.60%) MCTS
10 3 (1.60%) MCP
11 2 (1.07%) MCSA
11 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.07%) CITP
12 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) ISEB
12 1 (0.53%) CCA
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 100 (53.48%) Active Directory
2 57 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.90%) vSphere
4 15 (8.02%) XenApp
5 14 (7.49%) Terminal Services
5 14 (7.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (5.88%) UAG
7 11 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.88%) ISA Server
8 9 (4.81%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.74%) NFS
10 6 (3.21%) Xen
11 5 (2.67%) XenServer
12 4 (2.14%) NLBS
13 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.60%) KVM
14 2 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (1.07%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (23.53%) SCCM
2 33 (17.65%) SCOM
3 13 (6.95%) WSUS
4 9 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (4.28%) Tivoli
5 8 (4.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.28%) SCVMM
6 7 (3.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (3.21%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.67%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.67%) SCDPM
9 4 (2.14%) SCOrch
9 4 (2.14%) WMI
9 4 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.60%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (1.60%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.60%) SCSM
11 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (1.07%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 94 (50.27%) VMware
2 88 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.18%) Citrix
4 32 (17.11%) Cisco
5 23 (12.30%) HP
6 19 (10.16%) NetApp
7 15 (8.02%) Symantec
7 15 (8.02%) F5
8 14 (7.49%) IBM
9 12 (6.42%) Brocade
10 11 (5.88%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.28%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.28%) Juniper
11 8 (4.28%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.74%) Dell
12 7 (3.74%) EMC
12 7 (3.74%) McAfee
13 4 (2.14%) AppSense
14 3 (1.60%) Oracle
15 2 (1.07%) CommVault
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