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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 146 152 170
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 115 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 10.15% 8.50% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 44
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£350 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £223 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -10.62%
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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
1133 1023 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.27% 11.26% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 498 558
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £162 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 130 178
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Buckinghamshire +21 39 £400 +23.07% 6
West Sussex +2 17 £295 -23.37% 3
Berkshire -5 17 £335 -14.92% 13
Hampshire -3 15 £337 +12.16% 13
Oxfordshire -17 15 £300 +27.65% 4
Surrey -3 11 £365 +8.14% 22
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 210 (72.41%) Windows
2 185 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 164 (56.55%) VMware
4 154 (53.10%) Active Directory
5 128 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 116 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 111 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (31.03%) PowerShell
9 84 (28.97%) SQL
10 82 (28.28%) HP
11 76 (26.21%) SCCM
12 70 (24.14%) SC Cleared
12 70 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (23.45%) ITIL
14 66 (22.76%) MS Exchange
15 63 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 56 (19.31%) SAN
16 56 (19.31%) Clustering
17 51 (17.59%) DNS
18 46 (15.86%) SQL Server
18 46 (15.86%) Windows 7
19 44 (15.17%) vSphere
20 43 (14.83%) SharePoint
21 41 (14.14%) Citrix
22 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (13.45%) SCOM
24 38 (13.10%) DV Cleared
25 36 (12.41%) DHCP
26 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
26 35 (12.07%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 66 (22.76%) MS Exchange
2 43 (14.83%) SharePoint
3 23 (7.93%) Lync
3 23 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (6.21%) IIS
6 13 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.93%) Office 365
3 13 (4.48%) PaaS
4 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.07%) IaaS
6 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.38%) SaaS
7 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (19.31%) SAN
2 51 (17.59%) DNS
3 36 (12.41%) DHCP
4 31 (10.69%) Firewall
5 26 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 25 (8.62%) WAN
7 22 (7.59%) LAN
8 12 (4.14%) VPN
9 10 (3.45%) Network Security
9 10 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.10%) VLAN
10 9 (3.10%) NetScaler
10 9 (3.10%) Internet
11 7 (2.41%) MPLS
11 7 (2.41%) Wireless
12 6 (2.07%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.72%) VoIP
13 5 (1.72%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.10%) MySQL
3 8 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.72%) SSDT
4 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.76%) Subversion
2 8 (2.76%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.07%) MSI
5 5 (1.72%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.72%) StarTeam
5 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
5 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.38%) JIRA
6 4 (1.38%) Ant
6 4 (1.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.69%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.69%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.69%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (4.83%) Finance
2 5 (1.72%) Retail
3 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.69%) Billing
4 2 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (14.83%) Consultant
2 35 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (11.03%) Architect
4 28 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.97%) Server Engineer
6 23 (7.93%) Analyst
7 19 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (5.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (3.79%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Active Directory Consultant
11 9 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.10%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) IT Support
12 8 (2.76%) Designer
12 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (2.76%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.14%) XML
2 11 (3.79%) HTML
3 9 (3.10%) .NET
4 4 (1.38%) Middleware
4 4 (1.38%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.03%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.03%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.03%) Web Services
6 2 (0.69%) JSP
6 2 (0.69%) Flash
6 2 (0.69%) WSH
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) COM+
7 1 (0.34%) boto
7 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.31%) Clustering
2 33 (11.38%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.24%) Private Cloud
4 19 (6.55%) PKI
5 17 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.45%) Replication
7 8 (2.76%) User Experience
8 6 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.38%) EPoS
10 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.03%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.69%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 210 (72.41%) Windows
2 111 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (15.86%) Windows 7
6 26 (8.97%) Linux
7 21 (7.24%) UNIX
8 13 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.10%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.41%) HPUX
10 7 (2.41%) CentOS
11 6 (2.07%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.69%) AIX
13 2 (0.69%) VMS
13 2 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.45%) ITIL
2 35 (12.07%) Migration
3 27 (9.31%) Service Management
4 23 (7.93%) CRM
5 19 (6.55%) Configuration Management
6 17 (5.86%) High Availability
7 15 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.48%) Capacity Management
9 12 (4.14%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (4.14%) ITSM
10 11 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.79%) Change Management
10 11 (3.79%) Change Control
11 10 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.10%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.76%) Scrum
13 8 (2.76%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 84 (28.97%) SQL
3 35 (12.07%) VBScript
4 10 (3.45%) Python
4 10 (3.45%) C#
5 9 (3.10%) VB
6 7 (2.41%) C++
6 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.72%) Perl
7 5 (1.72%) C++/CLI
8 4 (1.38%) Ruby
9 3 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (0.69%) C
10 2 (0.69%) Java
11 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 116 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (13.10%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.90%) MCSE
6 19 (6.55%) MCITP
7 15 (5.17%) MCSA
8 13 (4.48%) MCP
9 8 (2.76%) CCNA
9 8 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.07%) Degree
10 6 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.07%) MCTS
11 5 (1.72%) CCNP
11 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.03%) MCSD
12 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.69%) MCPD
13 2 (0.69%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.07%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (53.10%) Active Directory
2 128 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (15.17%) vSphere
4 26 (8.97%) XenApp
5 23 (7.93%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.07%) NFS
9 5 (1.72%) UAG
10 3 (1.03%) XenServer
10 3 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.03%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
11 1 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 76 (26.21%) SCCM
2 39 (13.45%) SCOM
3 16 (5.52%) WSUS
4 13 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (4.48%) SCVMM
4 13 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (4.14%) OVSD
6 9 (3.10%) SCSM
6 9 (3.10%) Puppet
7 8 (2.76%) XenMobile
7 8 (2.76%) AirWatch
8 7 (2.41%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.72%) OpenView
9 5 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 185 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 164 (56.55%) VMware
3 82 (28.28%) HP
4 41 (14.14%) Citrix
5 32 (11.03%) Cisco
6 23 (7.93%) Dell
6 23 (7.93%) NetApp
7 19 (6.55%) Oracle
8 14 (4.83%) McAfee
8 14 (4.83%) Lumension
8 14 (4.83%) F5
9 12 (4.14%) Symantec
10 9 (3.10%) Wyse
10 9 (3.10%) EMC
11 8 (2.76%) AppSense
12 7 (2.41%) Juniper
13 6 (2.07%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.72%) Borland
14 5 (1.72%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.72%) Perforce
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