The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 107 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 29 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 8.81% 6.67% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £405 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £548 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £26.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +19.31%
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
329 225 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.62% 10.57% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 135 103
Average daily rate £354 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.21 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £22.63 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
(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 -1 13 £290 -44.76% 2
Bristol -13 7 £375 -16.66% 14
Dorset +11 4 £270 -
Gloucestershire -14 3 £135 -75.45% 5
Somerset - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
5 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (39.58%) VMware
8 16 (33.33%) Lync
9 13 (27.08%) Data Protection
9 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (27.08%) HP
9 13 (27.08%) SAN
10 12 (25.00%) Citrix
10 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 9 (18.75%) SCOM
13 9 (18.75%) Cisco
13 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.75%) SQL
14 8 (16.67%) MCSE
14 8 (16.67%) SCCM
14 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (14.58%) SCOrch

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (33.33%) Lync
3 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) IIS
8 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.08%) nginx
9 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MSI
1 4 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Design Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) WSH
1 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.08%) Kindle
2 1 (2.08%) DTV
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.50%) Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Debian
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Data Protection
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Security Management
3 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Release Management
5 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Workflow
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) MCSE
5 4 (8.33%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
7 2 (4.17%) MCDST
7 2 (4.17%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) XenApp
3 6 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.08%) Postfix
7 1 (2.08%) Samba
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCOM
2 8 (16.67%) SCCM
3 7 (14.58%) SCOrch
4 5 (10.42%) SCSM
5 4 (8.33%) WSUS
6 3 (6.25%) ARCserve
6 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (2.08%) Puppet
8 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) HP
4 12 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco
6 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.42%) EMC
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.25%) Symantec
8 3 (6.25%) Avaya
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (4.17%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 2 (4.17%) IBM
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) Remedy
9 2 (4.17%) McAfee
9 2 (4.17%) 3Com
9 2 (4.17%) Apple
9 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Murray McIntosh
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago