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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 33 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.64% 0.70% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£450 £550 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +28.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £550 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Hyper-V
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
48 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.57% 5.23% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 24
Average daily rate £375 £313 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £130 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.88 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Dell
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) McAfee
8 3 (15.00%) Sophos
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (10.00%) Meraki
9 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
9 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) WPA
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WSH
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Snort
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Sophos
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) AppSense
4 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper