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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 63 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.89% 1.54% -
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 19.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £170 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
59 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.48% 7.90% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 15
Average daily rate £325 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £474 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 4 £170 -47.69%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Hyper-V
Wales

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Clustering
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) DMZ
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) CCIE
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Server Building
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Moodle
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DMZ
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCIE
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Blackboard
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Google