The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 220 256 267
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 527 418 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 9.83% 8.10% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 248 181
Average daily rate
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£390 £308 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £21.40 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £48.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +1.81%

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5360 5163 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.48% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2968 2655 2123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 589 631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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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
England +50 496 £395 +30.04% 269
South East +12 164 £417 +43.79% 61
London +29 151 £350 - 61
West Sussex +19 53 £408 +35.83% 2
East of England +22 51 £350 +27.27% 24
North West -18 37 £463 +105.55% 39
Hampshire -12 35 £450 +122.22% 12
Berkshire +11 32 £450 +48.76% 19
Worthing +10 29 £445 +39.60%
City of London +3 29 £375 -6.25% 18
East Midlands +12 27 £400 +263.63% 13
Hertfordshire +27 26 £475 +72.72% 11
South West -2 22 £398 -0.74% 36
Yorkshire -30 20 £350 +43.58% 12
Watford +21 19 £463 +8.82%
Scotland +2 18 £310 +106.66% 7
Oxfordshire 0 18 £425 +226.92% 4
West Midlands -7 17 £300 +41.17% 19
Surrey +3 16 £365 +12.30% 10
Buckinghamshire -30 16 £400 +33.33% 11
Manchester -3 15 £450 +221.42% 21
Reading +3 14 £417 +28.30% 15
West Yorkshire -13 14 £313 +4.16% 10
Milton Keynes -21 13 £410 +36.66% 7
Northamptonshire - 13 £450 - 3
Merseyside - 12 £675 - 2
Leeds -11 11 £235 -21.66% 9
Oxford -5 10 £450 +246.15% 2
Croydon +1 9 £350 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £338 +44.38% 9

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 818 (78.81%) Windows
2 636 (61.27%) VMware
3 562 (54.14%) Microsoft
4 488 (47.01%) Active Directory
5 474 (45.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 423 (40.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 309 (29.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 274 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 266 (25.63%) Citrix
10 265 (25.53%) SAN
11 254 (24.47%) Cisco
12 250 (24.08%) MS Exchange
13 240 (23.12%) HP
14 219 (21.10%) ITIL
15 212 (20.42%) SQL
15 212 (20.42%) SCCM
16 201 (19.36%) Security Cleared
17 199 (19.17%) Firewall
18 183 (17.63%) PowerShell
19 181 (17.44%) SQL Server
20 180 (17.34%) DNS
21 165 (15.90%) Clustering
22 158 (15.22%) WAN
22 158 (15.22%) Windows 7
23 155 (14.93%) vSphere
24 154 (14.84%) SharePoint
25 147 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
26 145 (13.97%) LAN
27 141 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
28 140 (13.49%) NetApp

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 250 (24.08%) MS Exchange
2 154 (14.84%) SharePoint
3 141 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 107 (10.31%) IIS
5 106 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 96 (9.25%) Lync
7 82 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 46 (4.43%) OpenStack
10 40 (3.85%) Tomcat
11 33 (3.18%) Apache
12 26 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
13 25 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
14 24 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (2.12%) WebSphere
16 18 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (1.06%) WebLogic
19 9 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 114 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.03%) MS Office
3 12 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) RMDS
3 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 107 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (7.03%) Office 365
3 48 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.41%) PaaS
5 18 (1.73%) IaaS
6 14 (1.35%) SaaS
7 11 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 265 (25.53%) SAN
2 199 (19.17%) Firewall
3 180 (17.34%) DNS
4 158 (15.22%) WAN
5 145 (13.97%) LAN
6 120 (11.56%) DHCP
7 103 (9.92%) TCP/IP
8 90 (8.67%) NAS
9 70 (6.74%) VLAN
10 68 (6.55%) VPN
11 59 (5.68%) iSCSI
11 59 (5.68%) NetScaler
12 50 (4.82%) MPLS
13 44 (4.24%) Wireless
14 43 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
15 39 (3.76%) Network Security
16 38 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (3.18%) Internet
18 28 (2.70%) LDAP
19 27 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (1.93%) MySQL
6 14 (1.35%) Big Data
7 12 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.67%) HBase
12 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.096%) DB2
15 1 (0.096%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (1.93%) WinRunner
2 20 (1.93%) TestDirector
2 20 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (1.64%) StarTeam
4 15 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.87%) JIRA
7 8 (0.77%) MSI
7 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.58%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.39%) Ant
9 4 (0.39%) Maven
10 3 (0.29%) Subversion
10 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.19%) WiX
General
1 78 (7.51%) Finance
2 21 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 19 (1.83%) Retail
4 16 (1.54%) Banking
5 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.06%) Legal
7 7 (0.67%) Law
7 7 (0.67%) Games
8 6 (0.58%) Back Office
8 6 (0.58%) Marketing
9 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Local Government
10 4 (0.39%) Military
10 4 (0.39%) Publishing
11 3 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 161 (15.51%) Architect
2 130 (12.52%) Analyst
3 128 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 83 (8.00%) Consultant
5 76 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 68 (6.55%) Support Engineer
7 63 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
8 50 (4.82%) Server Engineer
9 48 (4.62%) Administrator
10 45 (4.34%) Support Analyst
11 43 (4.14%) Technical Architect
12 35 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 33 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 32 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
15 31 (2.99%) Network Engineer
16 27 (2.60%) IT Support
17 26 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
18 25 (2.41%) Wintel Analyst
19 23 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.14%) Middleware
2 37 (3.56%) XML
3 27 (2.60%) Web Services
4 24 (2.31%) HTML
5 20 (1.93%) .NET
6 11 (1.06%) XSLT
7 10 (0.96%) Rendezvous
8 9 (0.87%) Application Packaging
9 8 (0.77%) Java EE
10 7 (0.67%) SAP PI
11 6 (0.58%) XML Messaging
12 5 (0.48%) Ultra Messaging
12 5 (0.48%) J2EE
13 4 (0.39%) WSH
14 3 (0.29%) Flash
15 2 (0.19%) OLE
15 2 (0.19%) OLE DB
15 2 (0.19%) JSP
15 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
15 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 165 (15.90%) Clustering
2 62 (5.97%) Replication
3 55 (5.30%) PKI
4 44 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.05%) Private Cloud
6 34 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 31 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 22 (2.12%) Thin Client
8 22 (2.12%) Fat Client
9 21 (2.02%) Celerra
10 20 (1.93%) PDA
11 18 (1.73%) CLARiiON
12 17 (1.64%) Open Source
13 14 (1.35%) NHS
14 13 (1.25%) Cryptography
15 12 (1.16%) Computer Science
16 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.96%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.87%) EqualLogic
18 9 (0.87%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 818 (78.81%) Windows
2 423 (40.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 309 (29.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 274 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 158 (15.22%) Windows 7
6 139 (13.39%) Linux
7 65 (6.26%) Windows XP
8 56 (5.39%) UNIX
9 44 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.76%) Solaris
11 32 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.50%) AIX
13 21 (2.02%) CentOS
14 14 (1.35%) Android
14 14 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.25%) HPUX
16 12 (1.16%) Windows 2000
17 11 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (21.10%) ITIL
2 124 (11.95%) Migration
3 74 (7.13%) Configuration Management
4 69 (6.65%) Service Management
5 67 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (6.17%) Project Management
7 52 (5.01%) Change Management
8 45 (4.34%) Incident Management
9 43 (4.14%) Load Balancing
9 43 (4.14%) ITSM
10 41 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 39 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (3.56%) Change Control
12 37 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (2.99%) DevOps
14 28 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.70%) CRM
15 26 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (2.31%) High Availability
17 22 (2.12%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (20.42%) SQL
2 183 (17.63%) PowerShell
3 84 (8.09%) VBScript
4 40 (3.85%) VB
5 26 (2.50%) C#
6 22 (2.12%) Java
7 20 (1.93%) Perl
8 18 (1.73%) Python
8 18 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.16%) Ruby
10 12 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.06%) C
12 8 (0.77%) Korn
13 6 (0.58%) C-shell
14 5 (0.48%) PHP
15 4 (0.39%) VBA
15 4 (0.39%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.29%) C++
17 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (19.36%) Security Cleared
2 147 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 103 (9.92%) MCSE
5 69 (6.65%) DV Cleared
6 62 (5.97%) MCITP
7 59 (5.68%) MCSA
8 46 (4.43%) MCP
9 42 (4.05%) MCTS
10 39 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (3.28%) CCNA
12 27 (2.60%) Degree
13 19 (1.83%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (1.35%) CCA
16 13 (1.25%) CCNP
17 12 (1.16%) VCP5
18 8 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 7 (0.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.31%) SLA
2 19 (1.83%) JSP 440
3 15 (1.45%) QA
4 14 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 488 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 474 (45.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (14.93%) vSphere
4 116 (11.18%) XenApp
5 83 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 83 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 59 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (5.11%) Xen
8 36 (3.47%) XenServer
9 33 (3.18%) Terminal Services
10 30 (2.89%) NFS
11 28 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (1.93%) KVM
13 19 (1.83%) vCloud
13 19 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (1.54%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 12 (1.16%) DFS Replication
16 12 (1.16%) SRDF
16 12 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 212 (20.42%) SCCM
2 101 (9.73%) SCOM
3 61 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 33 (3.18%) Puppet
5 31 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 28 (2.70%) WSUS
7 27 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 27 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
8 20 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 19 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (1.73%) Netcool
10 18 (1.73%) HP SIM
11 17 (1.64%) EdgeSight
12 15 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 14 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (1.16%) Nagios
15 11 (1.06%) NetBackup
15 11 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
15 11 (1.06%) SCSM
Vendors
1 636 (61.27%) VMware
2 562 (54.14%) Microsoft
3 266 (25.63%) Citrix
4 254 (24.47%) Cisco
5 240 (23.12%) HP
6 140 (13.49%) NetApp
7 113 (10.89%) EMC
8 110 (10.60%) Dell
9 90 (8.67%) Oracle
10 60 (5.78%) IBM
11 54 (5.20%) CheckPoint
12 49 (4.72%) McAfee
13 46 (4.43%) F5
14 42 (4.05%) Symantec
14 42 (4.05%) Veritas
14 42 (4.05%) Juniper
15 39 (3.76%) Red Hat
16 34 (3.28%) 3PAR
17 32 (3.08%) AppSense
18 29 (2.79%) Veeam
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