The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Swindon 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 35 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.64% 1.50% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 16.28% 15.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
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£290 £525 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% +25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £525 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £538 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.09% 9.98% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 15
Average daily rate £290 £500 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.28 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £15.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.50 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 25 July 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 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) WSH
6 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) MSI
6 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
6 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) WPA
7 1 (11.11%) AppSense

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WPA
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
1 2 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WSH
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VB
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense