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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 97 145 150
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 189 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 16.15% 9.47% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 25
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£423 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £186 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.70 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £66.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -18.98%
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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
1170 1066 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 11.84% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 486 395
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 133 189
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 March 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
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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 43 £430 +43.33%
Berkshire +20 42 £438 +59.09% 17
Hampshire -10 37 £336 +43.08% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 26 £418 +51.81% 4
Oxfordshire - 20 £450 - 5
Surrey +6 15 £325 +8.33% 11
Kent -6 8 £550 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £313 - 3
Home Counties - - - -
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 234 (71.12%) Windows
2 210 (63.83%) Microsoft
3 190 (57.75%) Active Directory
4 188 (57.14%) VMware
5 151 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 147 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 121 (36.78%) Security Cleared
8 106 (32.22%) SQL
9 98 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 87 (26.44%) SCCM
11 85 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 83 (25.23%) ITIL
13 81 (24.62%) HP
13 81 (24.62%) Clustering
14 79 (24.01%) MS Exchange
15 73 (22.19%) SC Cleared
16 65 (19.76%) SharePoint
17 63 (19.15%) SAN
17 63 (19.15%) PowerShell
18 55 (16.72%) Windows 7
18 55 (16.72%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
20 47 (14.29%) DV Cleared
20 47 (14.29%) Citrix
21 44 (13.37%) MS Excel
21 44 (13.37%) Lync
22 42 (12.77%) MCSE
22 42 (12.77%) Cisco
23 41 (12.46%) DNS
23 41 (12.46%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 79 (24.01%) MS Exchange
2 65 (19.76%) SharePoint
3 49 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (13.37%) Lync
5 35 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (10.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (10.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (6.38%) IIS
11 11 (3.34%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (10.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (7.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.73%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (5.78%) Office 365
3 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.82%) PaaS
5 4 (1.22%) SaaS
6 3 (0.91%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.15%) SAN
2 41 (12.46%) DNS
3 33 (10.03%) DHCP
4 28 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 27 (8.21%) Firewall
6 25 (7.60%) WAN
7 23 (6.99%) LAN
8 13 (3.95%) NetScaler
9 12 (3.65%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.13%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.82%) Wireless
12 6 (1.82%) WLAN
12 6 (1.82%) Internet
12 6 (1.82%) OSPF
13 5 (1.52%) MPLS
13 5 (1.52%) VPN
13 5 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.30%) IDOL
3 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.17%) StarTeam
2 8 (2.43%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.91%) MSI
5 2 (0.61%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.61%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) Selenium
6 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (4.26%) Finance
2 5 (1.52%) Retail
3 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.61%) Military
4 2 (0.61%) Banking
4 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.61%) Legal
4 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (16.72%) Architect
2 37 (11.25%) Technical Architect
3 35 (10.64%) Consultant
4 31 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (9.12%) Server Engineer
6 24 (7.29%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.78%) Analyst
8 18 (5.47%) Integration Engineer
9 17 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (3.95%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.34%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (3.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 10 (3.04%) IT Support
13 10 (3.04%) Designer
14 9 (2.74%) Wintel Engineer
14 9 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.74%) Support Analyst
15 8 (2.43%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.60%) .NET
2 22 (6.69%) Application Packaging
3 10 (3.04%) XML
4 8 (2.43%) Web Services
5 7 (2.13%) HTML
6 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.91%) COM+
8 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.30%) LINQ
8 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.30%) WSH
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.62%) Clustering
2 18 (5.47%) PKI
3 13 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.04%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.74%) Open Source
6 8 (2.43%) User Experience
7 5 (1.52%) Replication
8 4 (1.22%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.61%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) PDA
11 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 234 (71.12%) Windows
2 151 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 85 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (16.72%) Windows 7
6 36 (10.94%) Linux
7 16 (4.86%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.56%) UNIX
9 10 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.43%) HPUX
12 7 (2.13%) CentOS
13 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.91%) AIX
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.61%) Android
16 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.23%) ITIL
2 40 (12.16%) Service Management
3 38 (11.55%) CRM
4 36 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (7.60%) Configuration Management
6 22 (6.69%) Migration
7 20 (6.08%) Service Delivery
8 17 (5.17%) Change Management
9 16 (4.86%) SOA
10 14 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.26%) Change Control
11 13 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (3.65%) Capacity Management
13 11 (3.34%) ITIL V3
14 10 (3.04%) Mobile Device Management
14 10 (3.04%) Load Balancing
14 10 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (2.74%) ITSM
15 9 (2.74%) Problem Management
15 9 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.22%) SQL
2 63 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.46%) VBScript
4 26 (7.90%) VB
5 7 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.52%) C#
6 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 73 (22.19%) SC Cleared
3 55 (16.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 42 (12.77%) MCSE
6 28 (8.51%) MCP
7 16 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.56%) MCITP
9 14 (4.26%) CCNA
10 12 (3.65%) MCSA
11 10 (3.04%) MCTS
12 9 (2.74%) VCP4
13 8 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.43%) CCNP
14 7 (2.13%) RHCE
14 7 (2.13%) RHCA
14 7 (2.13%) RHCSA
15 6 (1.82%) Degree
16 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
17 3 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) SLA
2 6 (1.82%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 190 (57.75%) Active Directory
2 147 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.81%) XenApp
4 28 (8.51%) XenDesktop
5 27 (8.21%) vSphere
6 12 (3.65%) NFS
7 8 (2.43%) Firmware
7 8 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (2.13%) UAG
8 7 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.52%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.91%) KVM
11 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (26.44%) SCCM
2 25 (7.60%) SCOM
3 23 (6.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (6.08%) Backup Exec
5 17 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (3.34%) WSUS
8 8 (2.43%) Puppet
9 7 (2.13%) SCSM
9 7 (2.13%) XenMobile
10 5 (1.52%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.22%) OVSD
12 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.91%) OpenView
12 3 (0.91%) Nagios
12 3 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 210 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 188 (57.14%) VMware
3 81 (24.62%) HP
4 47 (14.29%) Citrix
5 42 (12.77%) Cisco
6 35 (10.64%) NetApp
7 28 (8.51%) Dell
8 25 (7.60%) Lumension
9 24 (7.29%) Oracle
10 20 (6.08%) McAfee
11 13 (3.95%) Sophos
11 13 (3.95%) Borland
12 12 (3.65%) Wyse
12 12 (3.65%) AppSense
13 11 (3.34%) F5
14 10 (3.04%) Symantec
15 9 (2.74%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.43%) EMC
17 5 (1.52%) IBM
17 5 (1.52%) CommVault
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