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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 110 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 29 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 8.38% 7.03% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 10
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£290 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% +35.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £276 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
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
346 185 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.53% 8.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 103 141
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 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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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 -4 15 £290 -44.76% 6
Dorset +2 4 £255 -11.30% 8
Gloucestershire -11 4 £258 - 6
Bristol -17 4 £320 +28.00% 27
Devon - - - - 2
Somerset - - - - 10
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.00%) VMware
5 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
8 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
9 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (26.00%) Citrix
10 11 (22.00%) Lync
10 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 8 (16.00%) MCSE
13 8 (16.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) XenApp
13 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
13 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (14.00%) HP
14 7 (14.00%) McAfee
15 6 (12.00%) Cisco
15 6 (12.00%) SAN
15 6 (12.00%) NetApp
15 6 (12.00%) DHCP
15 6 (12.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.00%) Lync
2 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.00%) Apache
8 1 (2.00%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) WPA
6 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Military
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.00%) WSH
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Kindle
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Debian
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (12.00%) Service Management
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) MCITP
7 2 (4.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) XenApp
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.00%) vSphere
7 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.00%) Samba
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) HP
4 7 (14.00%) McAfee
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) NetApp
6 5 (10.00%) Dell
6 5 (10.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) Remedy
8 3 (6.00%) Avaya
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Sophos
9 2 (4.00%) Apple
9 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.00%) Juniper
9 2 (4.00%) Meraki
9 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.00%) AppSense
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