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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 260 271 324
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +53
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 424 375 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.71% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 7.87% 7.37% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 204 142
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £14.70 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £34.30 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%

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
5388 5085 4819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.65% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 2629 2333
Average daily rate £325 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 580 588
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 29 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 405 £338 +3.84% 247
London +53 172 £375 +5.63% 52
South East -20 86 £325 +8.33% 55
North West -15 32 £320 +28.00% 30
South West -17 29 £305 -41.90% 48
City of London +17 27 £415 +9.21% 15
East Midlands +17 27 £330 +6.45% 9
Surrey -13 26 £338 +14.40% 8
East of England -36 23 £338 +3.84% 18
Berkshire +18 21 £400 -11.11% 10
Manchester -9 19 £300 -7.69% 22
West Midlands -15 18 £320 +16.36% 7
Wiltshire -5 16 £290 -44.76% 5
Hampshire -14 16 £315 +2.43% 14
Swindon +1 13 £290 -44.76% 4
Oxfordshire +4 10 £300 -25.00% 13
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £293 -22.00% 5
Scotland -14 10 £343 -2.14% 14
Reading +11 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Northamptonshire +7 9 £225 -43.75% 2
Cheshire -2 9 £388 +72.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £300 +81.81% 6
Derbyshire +7 8 £330 +6.45%
Derby +6 8 £330 -
Yorkshire -4 8 £320 +50.58% 23
Birmingham -1 7 £320 - 4
Milton Keynes -6 7 £300 +93.54% 2
Cambridge -5 6 £313 -16.66% 5
Chester +5 5 - -
Essex -3 5 £400 - 3

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 710 (83.73%) Windows
2 438 (51.65%) VMware
3 394 (46.46%) Microsoft
4 372 (43.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 347 (40.92%) Active Directory
6 296 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 280 (33.02%) SAN
8 248 (29.25%) MS Exchange
9 237 (27.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 232 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 230 (27.12%) Citrix
12 205 (24.17%) HP
13 199 (23.47%) Cisco
14 183 (21.58%) SCCM
15 181 (21.34%) Windows 7
16 172 (20.28%) Firewall
17 167 (19.69%) DNS
18 149 (17.57%) SQL
19 144 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
20 143 (16.86%) SQL Server
21 131 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 130 (15.33%) DHCP
23 123 (14.50%) ITIL
24 119 (14.03%) Security Cleared
25 118 (13.92%) SCOM
25 118 (13.92%) Windows XP
25 118 (13.92%) Migration
26 117 (13.80%) Clustering
27 115 (13.56%) WAN
28 113 (13.33%) LAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 248 (29.25%) MS Exchange
2 144 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 99 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 67 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 66 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (7.67%) Lync
7 43 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (4.60%) IIS
9 27 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (1.65%) Apache
12 13 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.94%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
13 8 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 95 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) MS Project
3 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) CATIA
4 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.60%) Office 365
3 9 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.83%) IaaS
5 6 (0.71%) SaaS
5 6 (0.71%) PaaS
6 5 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 280 (33.02%) SAN
2 172 (20.28%) Firewall
3 167 (19.69%) DNS
4 130 (15.33%) DHCP
5 115 (13.56%) WAN
6 113 (13.33%) LAN
7 84 (9.91%) TCP/IP
8 69 (8.14%) Wireless
9 65 (7.67%) VPN
10 41 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (4.60%) MPLS
12 38 (4.48%) iSCSI
13 37 (4.36%) VLAN
14 36 (4.25%) NAS
15 23 (2.71%) Network Security
16 22 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (2.59%) BIG-IP
17 20 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (2.36%) IPsec
18 19 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.12%) MySQL
5 15 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.24%) HBase
11 1 (0.12%) Big Data
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 42 (4.95%) MSI
2 40 (4.72%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.83%) WinRunner
4 7 (0.83%) TestDirector
4 7 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
7 2 (0.24%) JIRA
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.12%) NUnit
8 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 69 (8.14%) Finance
2 15 (1.77%) Manufacturing
3 14 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.18%) Advertising
5 8 (0.94%) Retail
6 7 (0.83%) Legal
6 7 (0.83%) Banking
7 6 (0.71%) Games
8 5 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.24%) German Language
10 2 (0.24%) Publishing
10 2 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 139 (16.39%) Architect
2 98 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (9.20%) Analyst
4 75 (8.84%) Consultant
5 74 (8.73%) Support Engineer
6 70 (8.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 48 (5.66%) Administrator
8 43 (5.07%) Applications Packager
9 41 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 40 (4.72%) Support Analyst
11 39 (4.60%) Technical Architect
11 39 (4.60%) Server Engineer
12 38 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (4.13%) Network Engineer
15 25 (2.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 24 (2.83%) Wintel Engineer
17 20 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
18 19 (2.24%) Systems Support
18 19 (2.24%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.13%) Application Packaging
2 40 (4.72%) WSH
3 21 (2.48%) Web Services
4 20 (2.36%) .NET
5 11 (1.30%) XML
6 9 (1.06%) Middleware
7 8 (0.94%) XMPP
8 7 (0.83%) JSON
9 6 (0.71%) HTML
10 4 (0.47%) CSS
10 4 (0.47%) Flash
10 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.47%) Java EE
11 2 (0.24%) XHTML
11 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.24%) WCF
11 2 (0.24%) WPF
11 2 (0.24%) RESTful
11 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.80%) Clustering
2 39 (4.60%) Blackberry
3 31 (3.66%) Replication
4 21 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 21 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 15 (1.77%) EqualLogic
6 10 (1.18%) NHS
7 7 (0.83%) PDA
8 6 (0.71%) Cryptography
8 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.71%) Open Source
8 6 (0.71%) Online Games
8 6 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.59%) FMCG
9 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.59%) PKI
10 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.35%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 710 (83.73%) Windows
2 372 (43.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 237 (27.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 232 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (21.34%) Windows 7
6 118 (13.92%) Windows XP
7 96 (11.32%) Linux
8 59 (6.96%) UNIX
9 37 (4.36%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.00%) CentOS
10 17 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (1.53%) AIX
12 8 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.83%) SUSE
14 6 (0.71%) Solaris
15 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.47%) Android
16 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.50%) ITIL
2 118 (13.92%) Migration
3 57 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (5.07%) Service Management
5 36 (4.25%) Data Protection
6 31 (3.66%) Service Delivery
6 31 (3.66%) Project Management
6 31 (3.66%) Load Balancing
7 28 (3.30%) TOGAF
8 24 (2.83%) Network Management
9 21 (2.48%) Change Control
10 18 (2.12%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.00%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.00%) PRINCE2
11 17 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (1.89%) Performance Management
12 16 (1.89%) Change Management
13 15 (1.77%) BCP
13 15 (1.77%) Workflow
13 15 (1.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (17.57%) SQL
2 89 (10.50%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.54%) VB
4 19 (2.24%) Java
5 17 (2.00%) VBScript
6 12 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.18%) C
8 8 (0.94%) Perl
9 7 (0.83%) C#
9 7 (0.83%) Ruby
10 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.47%) PHP
11 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.47%) Python
12 2 (0.24%) Korn
12 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.24%) R
12 2 (0.24%) C-shell
13 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 131 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (14.03%) Security Cleared
3 95 (11.20%) MCSE
4 88 (10.38%) SC Cleared
5 68 (8.02%) MCITP
6 41 (4.83%) DV Cleared
7 32 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (3.54%) MCP
10 28 (3.30%) CCNA
11 22 (2.59%) Degree
12 20 (2.36%) MCTS
12 20 (2.36%) MCSA
13 12 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.30%) CCNP
14 11 (1.30%) CCA
15 10 (1.18%) VCP5
16 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.89%) QA
2 9 (1.06%) SLA
3 6 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.59%) COBIT
5 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 347 (40.92%) Active Directory
2 296 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (11.20%) XenApp
4 83 (9.79%) vSphere
5 66 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (7.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 53 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 48 (5.66%) XenDesktop
9 43 (5.07%) XenServer
9 43 (5.07%) Xen
10 36 (4.25%) Terminal Services
11 22 (2.59%) NFS
12 21 (2.48%) KVM
13 16 (1.89%) NLBS
14 15 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (1.53%) ISA Server
16 12 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (1.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 183 (21.58%) SCCM
2 118 (13.92%) SCOM
3 65 (7.67%) Backup Exec
4 47 (5.54%) SCVMM
5 41 (4.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 32 (3.77%) WSUS
7 23 (2.71%) SCOrch
8 22 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 21 (2.48%) Puppet
10 19 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (1.65%) SCDPM
12 14 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
13 12 (1.42%) ARCserve
13 12 (1.42%) SCSM
14 9 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
14 9 (1.06%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
15 8 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 438 (51.65%) VMware
2 394 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 230 (27.12%) Citrix
4 205 (24.17%) HP
5 199 (23.47%) Cisco
6 79 (9.32%) NetApp
7 76 (8.96%) Symantec
8 64 (7.55%) EMC
9 59 (6.96%) Dell
10 55 (6.49%) Juniper
11 48 (5.66%) IBM
11 48 (5.66%) Oracle
12 43 (5.07%) CheckPoint
13 38 (4.48%) McAfee
14 29 (3.42%) Apple
15 26 (3.07%) F5
16 25 (2.95%) Meru Networks
17 24 (2.83%) 3PAR
18 23 (2.71%) Red Hat
19 19 (2.24%) Veritas
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