The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 21 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.75% 0.87% 3.19%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 11.11% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£190 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
Hyper-V
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.79% 7.83% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £253 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £8.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.20 £16.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Hyper-V
West Midlands

Hyper-V
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp