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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 98 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 48 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.42% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 13.99% 8.45% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 8
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£350 £305 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -41.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £181 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+340.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.80 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.18%
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
343 343 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.13% 10.84% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 199 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 26
Average hourly rate £19.03 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bristol +4 15 £350 +9.37% 2
Gloucestershire +6 14 £450 +181.25% 1
Wiltshire -10 10 £298 +2.58% 3
Devon - 6 £225 - 3
Somerset - 3 - - 7
Dorset -4 1 £110 -21.42% 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (87.34%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) VMware
3 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
4 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
8 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
9 19 (24.05%) Linux
9 19 (24.05%) Citrix
10 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (18.99%) ITIL
12 14 (17.72%) HP
12 14 (17.72%) DNS
12 14 (17.72%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
14 12 (15.19%) Firewall
14 12 (15.19%) SCCM
15 11 (13.92%) Cisco
15 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (12.66%) Dell
16 10 (12.66%) SAN
16 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
17 9 (11.39%) VPN
17 9 (11.39%) VLAN
17 9 (11.39%) Finance
17 9 (11.39%) Migration
17 9 (11.39%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.39%) Lync
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.53%) IIS
9 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.27%) Node.js
10 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.27%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.27%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) DNS
2 12 (15.19%) Firewall
3 10 (12.66%) SAN
4 9 (11.39%) VLAN
4 9 (11.39%) VPN
5 8 (10.13%) Wireshark
5 8 (10.13%) SSL
5 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.86%) Network Security
6 7 (8.86%) IPsec
6 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.33%) Internet
7 5 (6.33%) DHCP
8 3 (3.80%) LAN
8 3 (3.80%) WAN
9 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.27%) VoIP
10 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Administrator
3 12 (15.19%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Hardware Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) LAMP
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) Java EE
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (87.34%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (24.05%) Linux
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.53%) UNIX
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.13%) Cyber Security
3 8 (10.13%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (8.86%) Information Security
5 5 (6.33%) UML
5 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.33%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.06%) Data Management
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.06%) Validation
6 4 (5.06%) Release Management
6 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.80%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
3 1 (1.27%) VBA
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.86%) CCNA
6 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
8 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.80%) MCTS
9 3 (3.80%) MCITP
9 3 (3.80%) MCSE
9 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.53%) MCSA
11 1 (1.27%) MCT
11 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.27%) CCEE
11 1 (1.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) TickIT
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.39%) vSphere
5 8 (10.13%) VirtualBox
6 6 (7.59%) Firmware
7 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.06%) XenApp
8 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.27%) Xen
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.27%) XenServer
10 1 (1.27%) vCloud
10 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) Nmap
3 7 (8.86%) SCOM
4 6 (7.59%) WSUS
5 5 (6.33%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.53%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.27%) MOM
8 1 (1.27%) Puppet
8 1 (1.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) VMware
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) HP
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco
6 10 (12.66%) Dell
7 5 (6.33%) Lotus
8 3 (3.80%) Veeam
8 3 (3.80%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.80%) CommVault
8 3 (3.80%) Hitachi
8 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) TOWER Software
9 2 (2.53%) Zerto
10 1 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.27%) Lumension
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) IBM
10 1 (1.27%) EMC
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