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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 109 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 35 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.78% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 10.74% 8.42% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 14
Average daily rate £275 £388 £159
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +144.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £233 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.52% +162.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +62.50%
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
326 297 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 9.30% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 141 97
Average daily rate £335 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 39
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 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
Wiltshire +9 15 £275 -34.52% 4
Gloucestershire +10 12 £300 -21.31% 6
Bristol -2 6 £375 +9.09% 7
Dorset +7 3 £170 -62.22% 2
Devon -7 2 £255 +20.00% 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) VMware
3 39 (58.21%) Windows Server
4 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
5 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.34%) Citrix
8 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
9 16 (23.88%) SCCM
9 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
10 15 (22.39%) SAN
11 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (19.40%) DNS
12 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
13 12 (17.91%) ITIL
14 11 (16.42%) Cisco
15 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
15 10 (14.93%) Unix
15 10 (14.93%) SQL
15 10 (14.93%) Firewall
16 9 (13.43%) Capacity Management
16 9 (13.43%) HP
17 8 (11.94%) NetApp
17 8 (11.94%) DHCP
17 8 (11.94%) ITSM
18 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
18 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
18 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
19 6 (8.96%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (4.48%) Lync
5 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) SAN
2 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 10 (14.93%) Firewall
4 8 (11.94%) DHCP
5 6 (8.96%) LAN
5 6 (8.96%) WAN
6 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.48%) NAS
7 3 (4.48%) VPN
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.49%) MPLS
8 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.49%) SSL
8 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Capacity Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Availability Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Capacity and Availability Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Technician
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Java EE
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) HP Storage
3 5 (7.46%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.48%) Replication
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.49%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.93%) Unix
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Capacity Management
3 8 (11.94%) ITSM
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Information Security
5 4 (5.97%) SFIA
6 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Service Management
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.99%) Security Hardening
7 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.99%) V-Model
8 1 (1.49%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.99%) XenServer
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.48%) WSUS
5 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) VMware
2 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.34%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 8 (11.94%) NetApp
7 6 (8.96%) Dell
8 3 (4.48%) Lotus
8 3 (4.48%) McAfee
8 3 (4.48%) Veeam
9 2 (2.99%) CommVault
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Sun
9 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 1 (1.49%) Apple
10 1 (1.49%) IBM
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.49%) SAP
10 1 (1.49%) Sophos
10 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard