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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 136 133 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 121 112 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 1.25% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 10.60% 11.18% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -12.38%
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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hampshire -5 30 £348 +71.72% 13
Berkshire -4 26 £465 +16.25% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 25 £390 +15.55% 9
West Sussex -6 18 £275 -26.66% 9
Surrey +5 13 £365 +12.30% 15
Oxfordshire -12 10 £381 +193.26% 4
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 222 (72.08%) Windows
2 190 (61.69%) Microsoft
3 178 (57.79%) VMware
4 157 (50.97%) Active Directory
5 138 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 131 (42.53%) Security Cleared
7 126 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 93 (30.19%) SQL
9 91 (29.55%) PowerShell
10 82 (26.62%) SCCM
11 78 (25.32%) HP
12 76 (24.68%) SC Cleared
13 74 (24.03%) ITIL
14 73 (23.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
16 68 (22.08%) MS Exchange
17 56 (18.18%) Windows 7
18 55 (17.86%) SAN
19 53 (17.21%) Clustering
20 51 (16.56%) SharePoint
21 49 (15.91%) DNS
21 49 (15.91%) DV Cleared
22 47 (15.26%) VBScript
22 47 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (14.29%) Citrix
24 41 (13.31%) SQL Server
25 40 (12.99%) MS Excel
26 38 (12.34%) vSphere
27 36 (11.69%) Cisco
28 35 (11.36%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.56%) SharePoint
3 26 (8.44%) Lync
4 23 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (7.14%) IIS
6 20 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (3.25%) OpenStack
11 9 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.32%) Apache
15 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 40 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.82%) Office 365
3 12 (3.90%) PaaS
4 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.95%) IaaS
6 4 (1.30%) SaaS
6 4 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.97%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.86%) SAN
2 49 (15.91%) DNS
3 35 (11.36%) DHCP
3 35 (11.36%) Firewall
4 29 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 27 (8.77%) WAN
6 22 (7.14%) LAN
7 16 (5.19%) NetScaler
8 12 (3.90%) VPN
9 10 (3.25%) VLAN
10 9 (2.92%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.92%) Internet
11 8 (2.60%) MPLS
11 8 (2.60%) Network Security
12 6 (1.95%) Wireless
12 6 (1.95%) VoIP
12 6 (1.95%) WLAN
12 6 (1.95%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.27%) MySQL
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (4.55%) StarTeam
2 9 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.95%) MSI
5 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.30%) Maven
6 4 (1.30%) Ant
6 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.30%) JIRA
6 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.97%) Subversion
8 2 (0.65%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.65%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.65%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 12 (3.90%) Finance
2 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.62%) Retail
4 3 (0.97%) Military
5 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.65%) Legal
5 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (14.29%) Consultant
2 39 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.71%) Architect
4 27 (8.77%) Server Engineer
5 24 (7.79%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.82%) Analyst
7 18 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (5.52%) Integration Engineer
8 17 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Security Engineer
11 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (2.92%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.92%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.60%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (2.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 8 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (2.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) XML
2 14 (4.55%) HTML
3 6 (1.95%) .NET
3 6 (1.95%) Web Services
4 4 (1.30%) Middleware
5 3 (0.97%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.97%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.65%) JSP
6 2 (0.65%) WSH
6 2 (0.65%) Flash
6 2 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.32%) boto
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.21%) Clustering
2 23 (7.47%) PKI
3 21 (6.82%) Private Cloud
4 14 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.25%) Open Source
6 9 (2.92%) Replication
7 8 (2.60%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.60%) User Experience
8 5 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.30%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.97%) EPoS
10 3 (0.97%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 222 (72.08%) Windows
2 126 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (23.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 32 (10.39%) Linux
7 20 (6.49%) UNIX
8 14 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.22%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.27%) HPUX
11 5 (1.62%) CentOS
11 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.97%) Android
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.65%) AIX
13 2 (0.65%) VMS
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.03%) ITIL
2 33 (10.71%) Service Management
3 26 (8.44%) Configuration Management
4 25 (8.12%) Migration
5 22 (7.14%) CRM
6 16 (5.19%) High Availability
7 15 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.55%) ITSM
9 13 (4.22%) Change Control
9 13 (4.22%) Capacity Management
9 13 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.22%) Change Management
10 12 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (2.92%) DevOps
12 9 (2.92%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (2.27%) Software Deployment
14 7 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.19%) SQL
2 91 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 47 (15.26%) VBScript
4 23 (7.47%) VB
5 7 (2.27%) C#
6 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.62%) Python
6 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.30%) PHP
7 4 (1.30%) Ruby
8 3 (0.97%) VBA
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) Java
10 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 131 (42.53%) Security Cleared
2 76 (24.68%) SC Cleared
3 49 (15.91%) DV Cleared
4 47 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (9.09%) MCSE
6 21 (6.82%) MCITP
7 17 (5.52%) MCP
8 15 (4.87%) MCSA
8 15 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.22%) CCNA
10 8 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.60%) MCTS
11 6 (1.95%) CCNP
12 5 (1.62%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.62%) Degree
12 5 (1.62%) RHCE
12 5 (1.62%) RHCA
13 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.62%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (50.97%) Active Directory
2 138 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.34%) vSphere
4 29 (9.42%) XenApp
5 27 (8.77%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.62%) NFS
8 3 (0.97%) XenServer
8 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.65%) Firmware
9 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.65%) UAG
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 82 (26.62%) SCCM
2 30 (9.74%) SCOM
3 23 (7.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (4.55%) Puppet
5 13 (4.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (3.90%) WSUS
7 11 (3.57%) SCVMM
8 10 (3.25%) OVSD
8 10 (3.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (2.92%) SCSM
10 8 (2.60%) Backup Exec
11 7 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (2.27%) AirWatch
11 7 (2.27%) XenMobile
12 6 (1.95%) OpenView
13 4 (1.30%) Nagios
13 4 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 190 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 178 (57.79%) VMware
3 78 (25.32%) HP
4 44 (14.29%) Citrix
5 36 (11.69%) Cisco
6 27 (8.77%) Dell
6 27 (8.77%) NetApp
7 26 (8.44%) Oracle
8 23 (7.47%) Lumension
9 15 (4.87%) Wyse
10 14 (4.55%) AppSense
10 14 (4.55%) McAfee
11 12 (3.90%) Borland
12 11 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.25%) Symantec
14 9 (2.92%) F5
15 8 (2.60%) EMC
16 5 (1.62%) Juniper
17 4 (1.30%) Mitel
17 4 (1.30%) CheckPoint
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