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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 149 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 137 151 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 10.78% 11.83% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 96 73
Average daily rate £350 £414 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% +37.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £395 £290
% change year-on-year
-16.45% +36.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £44.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.22% +54.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £44.00 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £44.00 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -16.07%
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
1271 1276 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.20% 12.82% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 645 522
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 146 155
Average hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +11 36 £350 -21.34% 14
Hampshire +1 35 £355 -21.11% 12
Surrey +3 29 £375 +2.73% 8
Oxfordshire +7 18 £280 -34.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £300 -25.00% 12
West Sussex -52 5 £400 +1.26% 3
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 219 (83.91%) Windows
2 183 (70.11%) Microsoft
3 159 (60.92%) VMware
4 145 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 122 (46.74%) Active Directory
6 107 (41.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 107 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (37.55%) Linux
8 86 (32.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (24.90%) SQL
10 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
11 61 (23.37%) ITIL
12 58 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 56 (21.46%) SCCM
14 55 (21.07%) SAN
15 50 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
16 49 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (18.01%) SQL Server
17 47 (18.01%) DNS
18 43 (16.48%) MS Exchange
18 43 (16.48%) Migration
19 40 (15.33%) Firewall
20 39 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
21 38 (14.56%) Oracle
22 37 (14.18%) MS Excel
23 36 (13.79%) Cisco
23 36 (13.79%) SCOM
24 35 (13.41%) Windows 7
24 35 (13.41%) Citrix
25 34 (13.03%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 43 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.88%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.51%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.15%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) IIS
11 1 (0.38%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 50 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.20%) Office 365
3 18 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.30%) IaaS
5 4 (1.53%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.07%) SAN
2 47 (18.01%) DNS
3 40 (15.33%) Firewall
4 34 (13.03%) DHCP
5 32 (12.26%) TCP/IP
6 22 (8.43%) VPN
7 20 (7.66%) LAN
7 20 (7.66%) WAN
8 18 (6.90%) IPsec
8 18 (6.90%) IPv6
9 15 (5.75%) HTTP
9 15 (5.75%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (4.21%) BGP
11 10 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (3.83%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.07%) Ethernet
12 8 (3.07%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (2.30%) Internet
13 6 (2.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.15%) DB2
4 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.53%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.77%) Selenium
3 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (5.36%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) Marketing
3 8 (3.07%) Back Office
4 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.15%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) French Language
6 2 (0.77%) German Language
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (19.54%) Architect
2 36 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.05%) Consultant
5 20 (7.66%) Administrator
6 19 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Analyst
9 14 (5.36%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (4.98%) Network Architect
11 12 (4.60%) Server Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.28%) .NET
2 16 (6.13%) CSS
3 13 (4.98%) Middleware
4 10 (3.83%) XML
5 4 (1.53%) JMS
5 4 (1.53%) SOAP
6 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.15%) ADO.NET
6 3 (1.15%) RSS
6 3 (1.15%) Web Services
7 2 (0.77%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.77%) JSON
8 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.88%) Clustering
2 23 (8.81%) Public Cloud
3 21 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.77%) CESG
9 2 (0.77%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.77%) FMCG
9 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 219 (83.91%) Windows
2 145 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 107 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (37.55%) Linux
5 86 (32.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (13.41%) Windows 7
8 25 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.13%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.60%) Ubuntu
10 12 (4.60%) Unix
11 9 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.07%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.15%) AIX
14 3 (1.15%) CentOS
14 3 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.77%) Solaris
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.37%) ITIL
2 43 (16.48%) Migration
3 26 (9.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (9.20%) Change Management
5 22 (8.43%) Open Source
6 20 (7.66%) Load Balancing
7 19 (7.28%) Presales
7 19 (7.28%) Service Management
8 17 (6.51%) CRM
8 17 (6.51%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.36%) TOGAF
10 13 (4.98%) High Availability
11 12 (4.60%) Workflow
12 11 (4.21%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.21%) Process Improvement
12 11 (4.21%) Project Management
13 10 (3.83%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.90%) SQL
2 58 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.43%) VBScript
4 19 (7.28%) VB
5 14 (5.36%) Ruby
6 13 (4.98%) C#
7 10 (3.83%) C
8 9 (3.45%) C++
9 5 (1.92%) Java
9 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.53%) Perl
11 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.15%) Python
12 1 (0.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
2 49 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (11.88%) SC Cleared
4 29 (11.11%) MCSA
5 24 (9.20%) DV Cleared
6 22 (8.43%) MCSE
7 16 (6.13%) CCNA
7 16 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (5.75%) Degree
8 15 (5.75%) MCP
9 12 (4.60%) MCSD
9 12 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.68%) MCITP
11 6 (2.30%) MCTS
12 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.15%) CCA
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.53%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 122 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 107 (41.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.03%) vSphere
4 23 (8.81%) XenDesktop
5 19 (7.28%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.90%) XenApp
6 18 (6.90%) XenServer
7 13 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.30%) NFS
9 4 (1.53%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.77%) Firmware
11 2 (0.77%) KVM
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.77%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (21.46%) SCCM
2 36 (13.79%) SCOM
3 34 (13.03%) SCVMM
4 22 (8.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (6.13%) Puppet
5 16 (6.13%) Simpana
6 14 (5.36%) Windows Intune
7 8 (3.07%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.68%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.53%) OpenView
10 4 (1.53%) OVSD
11 3 (1.15%) Ansible
11 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.77%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 183 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 159 (60.92%) VMware
3 38 (14.56%) Oracle
4 36 (13.79%) Cisco
5 35 (13.41%) Citrix
6 30 (11.49%) Red Hat
7 27 (10.34%) HP
8 18 (6.90%) NetApp
9 17 (6.51%) CommVault
10 16 (6.13%) Juniper
11 14 (5.36%) Dell Compellent
11 14 (5.36%) IBM
12 13 (4.98%) Dell
13 12 (4.60%) RightScale
14 10 (3.83%) Hitachi
15 8 (3.07%) Intel
16 6 (2.30%) Sun
17 5 (1.92%) CA
17 5 (1.92%) SAP
18 4 (1.53%) StorageTek
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