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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.57% 0.63% -
As % of the System Software category 17.65% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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
17 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.90% 13.29% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £313 £253 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% +87.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £267 £159
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.00 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle