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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 108 130 153
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 175 118 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 1.25% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 14.24% 11.34% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 62 37
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£420 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £427 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.75 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £15.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +32.50%
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
1229 1041 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 10.99% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 474 421
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 139 179
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
West Sussex +18 48 £420 +31.76% 4
Berkshire +6 38 £421 +73.68% 18
Hampshire -12 34 £450 +122.22% 15
Oxfordshire +4 24 £450 +246.15% 4
Buckinghamshire -14 23 £410 +49.09% 5
Surrey -2 10 £375 +17.64% 11
Kent -2 3 £700 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £313 - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 251 (75.38%) Windows
2 207 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 194 (58.26%) VMware
4 186 (55.86%) Active Directory
5 157 (47.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 149 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 133 (39.94%) Security Cleared
8 102 (30.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (29.43%) SQL
10 90 (27.03%) SCCM
11 88 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 83 (24.92%) ITIL
13 81 (24.32%) MS Exchange
14 80 (24.02%) HP
14 80 (24.02%) SC Cleared
15 75 (22.52%) PowerShell
16 67 (20.12%) Clustering
17 61 (18.32%) Windows 7
18 59 (17.72%) SAN
19 56 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (16.22%) Citrix
20 54 (16.22%) SharePoint
21 51 (15.32%) DV Cleared
22 49 (14.71%) VBScript
23 47 (14.11%) DNS
24 44 (13.21%) Cisco
25 39 (11.71%) SQL Server
25 39 (11.71%) MS Excel
26 38 (11.41%) MCSE
27 37 (11.11%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 81 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 54 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 33 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (8.71%) Lync
4 29 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (6.61%) IIS
8 20 (6.01%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (2.70%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.30%) Apache
14 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.01%) Office 365
2 15 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.70%) PaaS
5 4 (1.20%) SaaS
6 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.60%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.72%) SAN
2 47 (14.11%) DNS
3 37 (11.11%) DHCP
4 31 (9.31%) TCP/IP
5 30 (9.01%) Firewall
6 25 (7.51%) WAN
7 23 (6.91%) LAN
8 16 (4.80%) NetScaler
9 15 (4.50%) iSCSI
10 10 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.40%) VPN
11 8 (2.40%) Internet
12 7 (2.10%) EIGRP
12 7 (2.10%) Wireless
13 6 (1.80%) VoIP
13 6 (1.80%) WLAN
13 6 (1.80%) MPLS
13 6 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.80%) VLAN
13 6 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.50%) MySQL
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.30%) IDOL
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.11%) StarTeam
2 8 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (2.40%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.20%) MSI
3 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.60%) Ant
5 2 (0.60%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.60%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
5 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) JIRA
5 2 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 13 (3.90%) Finance
2 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.20%) Retail
4 3 (0.90%) Military
5 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.60%) Legal
5 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (12.01%) Architect
2 38 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 37 (11.11%) Consultant
4 26 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 19 (5.71%) Analyst
5 19 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
6 18 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.11%) Technical Architect
7 17 (5.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
9 13 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (3.00%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (3.00%) IT Support
10 10 (3.00%) Designer
11 9 (2.70%) Team Leader
11 9 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (2.70%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.50%) XML
2 14 (4.20%) .NET
3 12 (3.60%) HTML
4 10 (3.00%) Application Packaging
5 8 (2.40%) Web Services
6 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.90%) COM+
7 2 (0.60%) WSH
8 1 (0.30%) LINQ
8 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.30%) boto
8 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.12%) Clustering
2 21 (6.31%) Private Cloud
3 20 (6.01%) PKI
4 13 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.00%) Open Source
7 8 (2.40%) User Experience
8 4 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.20%) Replication
8 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.90%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.60%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.60%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 251 (75.38%) Windows
2 157 (47.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (30.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (18.32%) Windows 7
6 36 (10.81%) Linux
7 17 (5.11%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.50%) UNIX
9 10 (3.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.70%) HPUX
11 8 (2.40%) CentOS
12 7 (2.10%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.90%) Android
13 3 (0.90%) AIX
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.92%) ITIL
2 37 (11.11%) Service Management
3 27 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.51%) Migration
5 22 (6.61%) CRM
6 19 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.80%) Change Management
9 15 (4.50%) Capacity Management
9 15 (4.50%) Change Control
10 13 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (3.30%) ITSM
13 10 (3.00%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.00%) High Availability
14 8 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.40%) DevOps
14 8 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.40%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.43%) SQL
2 75 (22.52%) PowerShell
3 49 (14.71%) VBScript
4 29 (8.71%) VB
5 7 (2.10%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.10%) C#
6 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.50%) PHP
7 3 (0.90%) Python
7 3 (0.90%) C
7 3 (0.90%) C++
8 2 (0.60%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.30%) Java
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (39.94%) Security Cleared
2 80 (24.02%) SC Cleared
3 56 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (15.32%) DV Cleared
5 38 (11.41%) MCSE
6 26 (7.81%) MCP
7 21 (6.31%) MCITP
8 16 (4.80%) MCSA
9 15 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (3.90%) CCNA
11 11 (3.30%) MCTS
12 8 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.10%) RHCSA
13 7 (2.10%) RHCA
13 7 (2.10%) CCNP
13 7 (2.10%) RHCE
14 6 (1.80%) Degree
15 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.90%) CCA
16 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.80%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.20%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 186 (55.86%) Active Directory
2 149 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.91%) XenApp
4 31 (9.31%) XenDesktop
5 29 (8.71%) vSphere
6 13 (3.90%) NFS
7 10 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.50%) UAG
11 5 (1.50%) Firmware
12 4 (1.20%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.30%) XenServer
14 1 (0.30%) KVM
14 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (27.03%) SCCM
2 25 (7.51%) SCOM
2 25 (7.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (4.20%) Backup Exec
5 12 (3.60%) WSUS
6 11 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (3.00%) Puppet
8 9 (2.70%) SCVMM
9 8 (2.40%) SCSM
10 7 (2.10%) XenMobile
11 5 (1.50%) OVSD
12 4 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.90%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.90%) OpenView
13 3 (0.90%) Nagios
13 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 207 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 194 (58.26%) VMware
3 80 (24.02%) HP
4 54 (16.22%) Citrix
5 44 (13.21%) Cisco
6 36 (10.81%) NetApp
7 29 (8.71%) Dell
8 25 (7.51%) Oracle
9 23 (6.91%) Lumension
10 17 (5.11%) McAfee
11 15 (4.50%) Wyse
12 14 (4.20%) AppSense
13 13 (3.90%) Borland
14 11 (3.30%) F5
14 11 (3.30%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.70%) Sophos
16 8 (2.40%) Symantec
16 8 (2.40%) EMC
17 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
17 4 (1.20%) Mitel
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