The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 37 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.80% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 13.04% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£398 £550 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% +134.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £550 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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Wiltshire

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.69% 7.21% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 14
Average daily rate £400 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.38 £21.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.13% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
6 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
6 5 (21.74%) XenApp
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) VB
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) Dell
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) McAfee
8 3 (13.04%) Sophos
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (13.04%) AppSense
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WSH
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) VB
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCEE
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCA
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) Snort
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) Sophos
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
5 2 (8.70%) Meraki
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) BMC