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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 114 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.43% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 8.54% 14.12% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 21
Median daily rate £281 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £173 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £100.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +340.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £20.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+85.67% -8.44%
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
316 340 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.11% 10.16% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 168 213
Median daily rate £328 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.27 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 12 £261 -22.59% 6
Devon +10 6 - -
Wiltshire -3 4 £550 +84.87% 4
Somerset +14 2 £240 - 3
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 £400 -11.11% 10
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 40 (66.67%) VMware
3 39 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
6 26 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (36.67%) Windows 10
8 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
9 21 (35.00%) Migration
10 20 (33.33%) DNS
10 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 19 (31.67%) DHCP
11 19 (31.67%) Citrix
12 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
13 17 (28.33%) SQL
13 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
14 16 (26.67%) SCCM
14 16 (26.67%) Skype for Business
15 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (23.33%) SAN
16 14 (23.33%) MCSE
17 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
18 11 (18.33%) SCOM
18 11 (18.33%) XenApp
18 11 (18.33%) Office 365
18 11 (18.33%) Private Cloud
18 11 (18.33%) MCSA
19 10 (16.67%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (26.67%) Skype for Business
3 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) DNS
2 19 (31.67%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) SAN
4 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) WAN
6 6 (10.00%) Skype
6 6 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.00%) Firewall
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security
9 2 (3.33%) VLAN
10 1 (1.67%) Internet
10 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.67%) NAS
10 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) REST
2 8 (13.33%) WSDL
2 8 (13.33%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Private Cloud
2 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) NHS
4 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.67%) CESG
7 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
3 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (36.67%) Windows 10
5 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) SOA
2 9 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (13.33%) MODAF
3 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.33%) DevOps
6 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
6 2 (3.33%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.33%) V-Model
7 1 (1.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (23.33%) MCSE
4 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (18.33%) MCSA
6 8 (13.33%) MCSD
7 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.67%) CCA
8 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (5.00%) ISEB
10 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (3.33%) MCP
11 1 (1.67%) CCNA
11 1 (1.67%) CCNP
11 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) HL7
2 1 (1.67%) COBIT
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.33%) XenApp
4 10 (16.67%) Docker
4 10 (16.67%) vSphere
5 9 (15.00%) Xen
5 9 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 11 (18.33%) SCOM
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (5.00%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) VMware
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) Dell
4 8 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Wyse
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.33%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.67%) AppSense
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) Meraki
9 1 (1.67%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Siemens
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL