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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 125 143 195
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +52
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 143 90 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.06% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 11.46% 8.12% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 29
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£388 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £398 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £33.69 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.35% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -23.52%
Hyper-V
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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
1248 1109 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.70% 13.05% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 516 372
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £164 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 176 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.99%

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 24 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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 +39 57 £545 +127.08% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 24 £384 +36.96% 3
Surrey -29 19 £390 +41.81% 12
West Sussex +15 17 £375 +29.31% 1
Hampshire -30 12 £347 -0.72% 17
Kent +7 4 £313 +5.93% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £420 - 5
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 167 (75.23%) Windows
2 129 (58.11%) VMware
3 125 (56.31%) Active Directory
4 114 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 98 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (31.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (30.18%) SQL
9 64 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (24.32%) Security Cleared
11 50 (22.52%) SAN
12 48 (21.62%) MS Exchange
12 48 (21.62%) SCCM
12 48 (21.62%) Clustering
13 44 (19.82%) ITIL
14 43 (19.37%) SC Cleared
15 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 37 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 36 (16.22%) MS Excel
17 35 (15.77%) Cisco
17 35 (15.77%) HP
17 35 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
18 34 (15.32%) SharePoint
19 33 (14.86%) vSphere
20 32 (14.41%) Citrix
21 31 (13.96%) Windows 7
21 31 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
22 30 (13.51%) Linux
23 28 (12.61%) SharePoint 2010
23 28 (12.61%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.32%) SharePoint
3 31 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (12.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (12.61%) Lync
5 26 (11.71%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (11.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (4.50%) IIS
10 3 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.90%) JBoss
11 2 (0.90%) Apache
11 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.45%) SAS
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 36 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.71%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.52%) SAN
2 27 (12.16%) DNS
3 25 (11.26%) Firewall
4 20 (9.01%) LAN
4 20 (9.01%) DHCP
5 16 (7.21%) WAN
6 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.95%) iSCSI
8 10 (4.50%) Network Security
9 9 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (3.60%) OSPF
11 7 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.70%) VLAN
13 5 (2.25%) NAS
13 5 (2.25%) LDAP
14 4 (1.80%) Wireless
15 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
15 3 (1.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) MS Access
4 1 (0.45%) IDOL
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.70%) MSI
1 6 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (1.80%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (4.95%) Finance
2 7 (3.15%) Retail
3 2 (0.90%) Advertising
3 2 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (22.97%) Architect
2 42 (18.92%) Technical Architect
3 26 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.36%) Consultant
5 19 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (7.21%) Server Engineer
7 11 (4.95%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.50%) Administrator
9 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 8 (3.60%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Analyst
11 7 (3.15%) Applications Packager
11 7 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.15%) Designer
12 6 (2.70%) Senior Architect
12 6 (2.70%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.16%) Application Packaging
2 20 (9.01%) .NET
3 6 (2.70%) WSH
4 4 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.80%) Web Services
5 3 (1.35%) XML
5 3 (1.35%) Flash
6 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.90%) COM+
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.45%) COM
7 1 (0.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.62%) Clustering
2 7 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.80%) Open Source
4 4 (1.80%) PKI
5 3 (1.35%) NHS
5 3 (1.35%) Replication
6 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.90%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 167 (75.23%) Windows
2 98 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (31.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (13.96%) Windows 7
6 30 (13.51%) Linux
7 12 (5.41%) UNIX
8 10 (4.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.25%) CentOS
11 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) VMS
12 2 (0.90%) HPUX
13 1 (0.45%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.82%) ITIL
2 35 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (11.26%) CRM
4 23 (10.36%) Migration
5 21 (9.46%) Service Management
6 18 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 16 (7.21%) SOA
8 13 (5.86%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.15%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.15%) Change Control
11 7 (3.15%) Time Management
12 6 (2.70%) Network Management
12 6 (2.70%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.70%) Change Management
12 6 (2.70%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.18%) SQL
2 23 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.21%) VBScript
4 14 (6.31%) VB
5 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) C++
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.37%) SC Cleared
3 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (11.71%) MCSE
5 19 (8.56%) DV Cleared
6 17 (7.66%) MCP
7 11 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.50%) CCNP
8 10 (4.50%) CCNA
9 6 (2.70%) MCSA
9 6 (2.70%) MCITP
10 5 (2.25%) MCTS
11 4 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.90%) RHCA
12 2 (0.90%) RHCE
12 2 (0.90%) Degree
12 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.90%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.45%) VTSP
13 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) SLA
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (56.31%) Active Directory
2 84 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.86%) vSphere
4 16 (7.21%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (7.21%) UAG
4 16 (7.21%) XenApp
5 14 (6.31%) ISA Server
5 14 (6.31%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.05%) NFS
9 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (3.15%) Firmware
11 6 (2.70%) KVM
12 5 (2.25%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.80%) VMware ESX
13 4 (1.80%) XenServer
14 3 (1.35%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.90%) Xen
15 2 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (21.62%) SCCM
2 25 (11.26%) SCOM
3 17 (7.66%) Backup Exec
4 12 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (4.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (3.15%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (3.15%) WSUS
8 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.80%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.35%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.45%) SCSM
11 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 129 (58.11%) VMware
2 114 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.77%) HP
3 35 (15.77%) Cisco
4 32 (14.41%) Citrix
5 21 (9.46%) NetApp
6 15 (6.76%) IBM
6 15 (6.76%) F5
7 14 (6.31%) McAfee
8 13 (5.86%) Symantec
8 13 (5.86%) Dell
9 12 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.95%) Lumension
10 11 (4.95%) Oracle
10 11 (4.95%) Sophos
11 10 (4.50%) Brocade
12 7 (3.15%) EMC
12 7 (3.15%) CommVault
12 7 (3.15%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.70%) Juniper
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