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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 103 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 39 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 13.13% 7.10% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £157 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £445 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -10.62%
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
297 324 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.54% 11.23% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 190 121
Average daily rate £325 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 28
Average hourly rate £19.27 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 10 £450 +233.33% 2
Wiltshire -1 9 £313 -18.83% 1
Bristol +1 8 £375 - 4
Somerset - 5 £503 - 1
Devon - 4 £225 - 6
Cornwall - 2 £225 - 3
Dorset -2 1 £110 -59.29%
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) VMware
3 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
4 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (31.75%) Citrix
8 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (19.05%) Linux
12 11 (17.46%) DNS
12 11 (17.46%) Cisco
13 10 (15.87%) HP
13 10 (15.87%) Firewall
13 10 (15.87%) Finance
13 10 (15.87%) Migration
13 10 (15.87%) Clustering
13 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
14 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 9 (14.29%) ITIL
15 8 (12.70%) SCCM
15 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (12.70%) Information Security
15 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
16 7 (11.11%) vSphere
16 7 (11.11%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (11.11%) Lync
6 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.17%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) DNS
2 10 (15.87%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) Network Security
3 6 (9.52%) VLAN
3 6 (9.52%) VPN
4 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) SSL
4 5 (7.94%) SAN
5 4 (6.35%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) IPsec
5 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.76%) DHCP
7 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Administrator
4 8 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) LAMP
2 2 (3.17%) Java EE
3 1 (1.59%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Clustering
2 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.05%) Linux
6 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.76%) UNIX
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security
4 5 (7.94%) Cyber Security
4 5 (7.94%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Service Management
5 4 (6.35%) Data Management
5 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) UML
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) CCNA
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.76%) MCTS
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) MCSA
8 1 (1.59%) MCT
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCEE
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (9.52%) Firmware
5 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.94%) VirtualBox
6 5 (7.94%) XenApp
6 5 (7.94%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.17%) UAG
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 6 (9.52%) SCOM
4 5 (7.94%) Nmap
5 4 (6.35%) WSUS
6 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.59%) MOM
7 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) VMware
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.75%) Citrix
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco
5 10 (15.87%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) Dell
6 5 (7.94%) Lotus
7 3 (4.76%) AppSense
7 3 (4.76%) Veeam
7 3 (4.76%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.17%) NetApp
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) CommVault
8 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.17%) Zerto
8 2 (3.17%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.17%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
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