The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Tyne and Wear 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 53 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.30% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 10.94% 5.26% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.92% 9.13% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 20
Average daily rate £278 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +44.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
North East

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sunderland +3 5 £340 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 - 3
Gateshead - - - -
Hyper-V
North East

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CCA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (25.00%) BCP
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (25.00%) Xen

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) BCP
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix