The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 33 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.29% 1.46% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 11.36% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £200 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.71% 12.83% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Yorkshire region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South Yorkshire region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 4 £200 -33.33% 1
Doncaster - - - - 2
Rotherham - - - -
Hyper-V
Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) SCOM
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) AppSense
9 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
9 1 (7.14%) Workflow
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Migration
9 1 (7.14%) MCITP
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Dell
9 1 (7.14%) DHCP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Workflow
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell