The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 62 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.50% 1.05% -
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£116 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Hyper-V
Wales

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 Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.05% 9.22% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 14
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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
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 21 October 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
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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
Cardiff -7 2 £120 -51.51% 4
Bridgend - - - -
Hyper-V
Wales

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) vCloud
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (11.11%) Change Control
8 1 (11.11%) SCCM
8 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) HP