The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 25 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 Suffolk 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 44 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.11% 0.67% 4.26%
As % of the System Software category 10.34% 8.33% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 12 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.70% 8.05% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 25
Average daily rate £250 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £133 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
Ipswich -16 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (90.91%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (54.55%) KVM
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (54.55%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Vyatta