The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 111 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 42 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 1.27% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 12.96% 11.28% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 11
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£450 £175 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £428 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.88 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
324 266 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.83% 11.30% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 122 121
Average daily rate £355 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 49
Average hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South West region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Bristol -2 16 £545 +211.42% 16
Wiltshire -9 9 £420 -23.63% 13
Gloucestershire -17 9 £325 -16.12% 5
Devon -6 7 £213 +41.66% 3
Dorset 0 1 £230 -42.50% 4
Somerset - - - - 5
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
3 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.96%) VMware
5 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
6 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 19 (24.68%) Lync
8 19 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (24.68%) Citrix
8 19 (24.68%) SharePoint
9 18 (23.38%) SQL
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco
10 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (20.78%) Application Packaging
12 15 (19.48%) Clustering
13 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (16.88%) CRM
14 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (16.88%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (16.88%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (16.88%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (16.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (15.58%) NetApp
16 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
16 11 (14.29%) LAN
16 11 (14.29%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 19 (24.68%) Lync
1 19 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2013
1 19 (24.68%) SharePoint
2 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (16.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
7 4 (5.19%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (3.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (16.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) LAN
1 11 (14.29%) WAN
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) DNS
3 9 (11.69%) SAN
4 6 (7.79%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.19%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 2 (2.60%) Network Security
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.30%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MSI
2 2 (2.60%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (6.49%) Military
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Back Office
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Architect
2 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Support
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Network Support
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Packager
8 4 (5.19%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Application Packaging
2 10 (12.99%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) Java EE
4 2 (2.60%) WSH
5 1 (1.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Clustering
2 4 (5.19%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) FlexPod
2 4 (5.19%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.30%) Kindle
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) PDA
4 1 (1.30%) CESG
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.09%) Linux
7 5 (6.49%) UNIX
8 2 (2.60%) Android
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) CRM
1 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (12.99%) Service Management
3 9 (11.69%) Migration
4 7 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.19%) Data Architecture
7 3 (3.90%) Network Design
8 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.60%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.30%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.30%) Network Management
9 1 (1.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) VB
3 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.49%) VBScript
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) MCP
5 4 (5.19%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSA
6 3 (3.90%) CCNA
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 1 (1.30%) CCEE
8 1 (1.30%) Degree
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) CWNA
8 1 (1.30%) CISA
8 1 (1.30%) CISM
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) CCA
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.29%) XenApp
3 11 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
6 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.60%) XenServer
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.30%) Snort
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.49%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.60%) WSUS
6 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.30%) Nessus
6 1 (1.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.96%) VMware
3 19 (24.68%) Citrix
4 18 (23.38%) Cisco
5 12 (15.58%) NetApp
6 9 (11.69%) HP
6 9 (11.69%) McAfee
7 5 (6.49%) Sophos
7 5 (6.49%) Juniper
7 5 (6.49%) Remedy
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle
8 4 (5.19%) AppSense
9 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.90%) Symantec
10 2 (2.60%) Apple
10 2 (2.60%) EMC
10 2 (2.60%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
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