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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 112 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 1.24% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.57% 13.48% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
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£388 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £128 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
282 230 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.97% 9.24% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 99 119
Average daily rate £355 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 47
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -14 9 £388 +3.33% 10
Bristol -2 6 £344 -26.86% 23
Wiltshire -2 6 £420 - 5
Devon -8 5 £213 +41.66% 2
Dorset -5 1 £450 +136.84% 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
3 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
4 31 (42.47%) VMware
5 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
7 21 (28.77%) Citrix
8 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (24.66%) Cisco
10 17 (23.29%) Clustering
10 17 (23.29%) SQL
10 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
11 16 (21.92%) Lync
11 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
12 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
12 15 (20.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (20.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (19.18%) Application Packaging
14 13 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (17.81%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (17.81%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (17.81%) CRM
14 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (16.44%) NetApp
15 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
15 12 (16.44%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (15.07%) XenApp
16 11 (15.07%) Firewall
16 11 (15.07%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (21.92%) Lync
2 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
3 15 (20.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (16.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.85%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (17.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Firewall
1 11 (15.07%) LAN
1 11 (15.07%) WAN
2 9 (12.33%) DNS
3 7 (9.59%) SAN
4 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.48%) Internet
5 4 (5.48%) VPN
5 4 (5.48%) DHCP
5 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.74%) VoIP
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.74%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.37%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Military
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Technical Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Network Support
6 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Support
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Application Packaging
2 10 (13.70%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) Java EE
4 1 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.11%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Kindle
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) CESG
6 1 (1.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.96%) Linux
7 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.22%) UNIX
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.74%) Android
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (17.81%) CRM
3 11 (15.07%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) Service Management
5 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) ITIL
6 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.48%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.11%) Network Design
8 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.74%) Information Security
8 2 (2.74%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.37%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.37%) Change Control
9 1 (1.37%) Network Management
9 1 (1.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.85%) VBScript
4 4 (5.48%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.96%) MCSE
4 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.22%) MCP
6 3 (4.11%) MCSA
6 3 (4.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.74%) MCTS
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) CCEE
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) CCA
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
8 1 (1.37%) CISA
8 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) XenApp
4 10 (13.70%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.11%) vSphere
7 3 (4.11%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.74%) XenServer
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.37%) UAG
9 1 (1.37%) Firmware
9 1 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.37%) Netcool
5 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (42.47%) VMware
3 21 (28.77%) Citrix
4 18 (24.66%) Cisco
5 12 (16.44%) NetApp
6 8 (10.96%) McAfee
7 7 (9.59%) HP
8 5 (6.85%) Sophos
9 4 (5.48%) AppSense
9 4 (5.48%) Dell
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle
10 3 (4.11%) Juniper
10 3 (4.11%) Symantec
10 3 (4.11%) Remedy
11 2 (2.74%) Meraki
11 2 (2.74%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.37%) Acronis
12 1 (1.37%) Veeam
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