The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 47 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 0.62% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 6.25% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £263 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -34.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £253 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £273 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.14% 9.91% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 20
Average daily rate £313 £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £173 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
Wales

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Wales region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 7 £413 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 3
Newport - - - -
Hyper-V
Wales

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
3 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) vCloud
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Sophos
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco