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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 219 259 284
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +25
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 527 373 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 10.31% 7.80% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 215 160
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 20
Average hourly rate £23.63 £26.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £46.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
5111 4785 4314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.22% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2381 2081
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 564 652
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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.

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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 +55 490 £400 +33.33% 264
South East +16 171 £423 +53.63% 50
London +46 142 £400 +18.51% 66
North West +10 47 £375 +66.66% 30
West Sussex +16 46 £420 +31.76% 1
East of England 0 40 £358 +43.00% 15
Berkshire +5 36 £417 +72.11% 17
Hampshire -16 33 £450 +122.22% 12
Worthing +7 28 £450 +41.17%
City of London +13 27 £425 +6.25% 17
Buckinghamshire -14 24 £410 +49.09% 3
Oxfordshire - 24 £450 - 3
East Midlands +8 23 £425 +240.00% 14
West Midlands +8 23 £310 +45.88% 21
South West -3 23 £435 +61.11% 33
Milton Keynes -9 21 £425 +54.54% 1
Hertfordshire +17 20 £475 +35.71% 3
Manchester +2 18 £328 +142.59% 19
Yorkshire -17 18 £363 +31.81% 24
Scotland -6 17 £345 +2.98% 10
Reading 0 16 £371 +52.98% 10
Oxford - 15 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 15 £675 - 2
Watford +20 13 £400 -11.11%
Northamptonshire - 11 £450 - 4
Glasgow +6 10 £363 +34.25% 2
Surrey +3 10 £375 +17.64% 7
West Yorkshire -6 10 £363 +13.72% 21
Warwickshire - 9 - - 1
Norfolk +2 8 £333 +22.01%

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (78.13%) Windows
2 638 (60.94%) VMware
3 576 (55.01%) Microsoft
4 525 (50.14%) Active Directory
5 477 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 447 (42.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 325 (31.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 298 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 277 (26.46%) Citrix
10 258 (24.64%) MS Exchange
11 254 (24.26%) SAN
12 225 (21.49%) Cisco
13 223 (21.30%) SQL
14 222 (21.20%) HP
15 216 (20.63%) SCCM
16 212 (20.25%) Security Cleared
17 210 (20.06%) Clustering
18 202 (19.29%) ITIL
19 184 (17.57%) DNS
20 182 (17.38%) Firewall
21 179 (17.10%) PowerShell
22 168 (16.05%) SQL Server
23 161 (15.38%) SharePoint
24 155 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
25 151 (14.42%) Windows 7
26 136 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
26 136 (12.99%) NetApp
27 135 (12.89%) SC Cleared
28 133 (12.70%) WAN
29 131 (12.51%) DHCP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 258 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 161 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 136 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 126 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 111 (10.60%) Lync
6 104 (9.93%) IIS
7 99 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 60 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 45 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (3.25%) OpenStack
13 27 (2.58%) Tomcat
14 26 (2.48%) Apache
14 26 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (2.39%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (1.43%) WebSphere
17 13 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
18 9 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 104 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 66 (6.30%) MS Office
3 5 (0.48%) MS Project
3 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.48%) RMDS
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (7.26%) Office 365
3 30 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.81%) PaaS
5 16 (1.53%) IaaS
6 11 (1.05%) SaaS
7 10 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 254 (24.26%) SAN
2 184 (17.57%) DNS
3 182 (17.38%) Firewall
4 133 (12.70%) WAN
5 131 (12.51%) DHCP
6 126 (12.03%) LAN
7 108 (10.32%) TCP/IP
8 93 (8.88%) NAS
9 59 (5.64%) iSCSI
9 59 (5.64%) VPN
10 58 (5.54%) NetScaler
11 57 (5.44%) VLAN
12 47 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
13 39 (3.72%) MPLS
14 35 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (3.34%) Wireless
15 30 (2.87%) Internet
16 29 (2.77%) Network Security
17 28 (2.67%) LDAP
18 23 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.10%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.34%) MySQL
5 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.67%) HBase
10 6 (0.57%) Big Data
11 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.096%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.91%) WinRunner
1 20 (1.91%) TestDirector
1 20 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (1.62%) StarTeam
3 16 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.34%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (0.76%) MSI
6 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.38%) Wise Package Studio
7 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.19%) WiX
8 2 (0.19%) Subversion
8 2 (0.19%) Maven
8 2 (0.19%) Lombardi
8 2 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 74 (7.07%) Finance
2 21 (2.01%) Retail
3 20 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.62%) Banking
5 13 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.76%) Legal
7 7 (0.67%) Law
7 7 (0.67%) Games
8 6 (0.57%) Marketing
9 5 (0.48%) Publishing
9 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Local Government
10 4 (0.38%) Military
10 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 165 (15.76%) Architect
2 132 (12.61%) Analyst
3 127 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 84 (8.02%) Consultant
5 73 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 70 (6.69%) Server Engineer
7 68 (6.49%) Support Engineer
8 62 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 50 (4.78%) Technical Architect
10 47 (4.49%) Support Analyst
11 45 (4.30%) Administrator
12 36 (3.44%) Wintel Engineer
13 34 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 32 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 30 (2.87%) IT Support
16 25 (2.39%) Wintel Analyst
16 25 (2.39%) Network Engineer
17 23 (2.20%) Systems Administrator
18 21 (2.01%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.53%) Middleware
2 36 (3.44%) XML
3 32 (3.06%) .NET
4 24 (2.29%) Application Packaging
5 23 (2.20%) Web Services
6 21 (2.01%) HTML
7 11 (1.05%) XSLT
8 10 (0.96%) Rendezvous
9 6 (0.57%) XML Messaging
9 6 (0.57%) Java EE
10 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.38%) SAP PI
10 4 (0.38%) WSH
10 4 (0.38%) J2EE
11 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.29%) COM+
12 2 (0.19%) OLE
12 2 (0.19%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 210 (20.06%) Clustering
2 60 (5.73%) Replication
3 44 (4.20%) PKI
4 42 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.25%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.10%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.01%) PDA
7 21 (2.01%) Celerra
8 15 (1.43%) Open Source
9 13 (1.24%) CLARiiON
9 13 (1.24%) NHS
10 11 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 10 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.76%) User Experience
14 7 (0.67%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.67%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 818 (78.13%) Windows
2 447 (42.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 325 (31.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 298 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 151 (14.42%) Windows 7
6 129 (12.32%) Linux
7 74 (7.07%) Windows XP
8 62 (5.92%) UNIX
9 44 (4.20%) Solaris
10 40 (3.82%) Windows 8
11 28 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (2.39%) AIX
13 24 (2.29%) CentOS
14 17 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.34%) Windows 2000
16 13 (1.24%) HPUX
17 12 (1.15%) Android
18 9 (0.86%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.29%) ITIL
2 124 (11.84%) Migration
3 77 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 63 (6.02%) Service Management
5 62 (5.92%) Configuration Management
6 56 (5.35%) Project Management
7 51 (4.87%) Change Management
8 49 (4.68%) CRM
9 42 (4.01%) Incident Management
10 41 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 39 (3.72%) Load Balancing
11 39 (3.72%) Change Control
12 38 (3.63%) ITSM
13 37 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (2.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (2.29%) DevOps
17 24 (2.29%) High Availability
18 21 (2.01%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 223 (21.30%) SQL
2 179 (17.10%) PowerShell
3 83 (7.93%) VBScript
4 44 (4.20%) VB
5 23 (2.20%) C#
6 19 (1.81%) Perl
6 19 (1.81%) Shell Script
7 18 (1.72%) Java
8 14 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.15%) Ruby
9 12 (1.15%) C
9 12 (1.15%) Python
9 12 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.76%) Korn
11 6 (0.57%) PHP
12 5 (0.48%) C-shell
13 4 (0.38%) C++
13 4 (0.38%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.38%) VBA
14 2 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 212 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 155 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (12.89%) SC Cleared
4 117 (11.17%) MCSE
5 70 (6.69%) DV Cleared
6 62 (5.92%) MCITP
7 59 (5.64%) MCSA
8 54 (5.16%) MCP
9 52 (4.97%) MCTS
10 37 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (3.25%) CCNA
13 21 (2.01%) Degree
14 19 (1.81%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.34%) CCA
16 13 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.96%) VCP5
18 9 (0.86%) CCNP
19 7 (0.67%) RHCE
19 7 (0.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.67%) SLA
2 14 (1.34%) QA
3 12 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 525 (50.14%) Active Directory
2 477 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (12.42%) vSphere
4 124 (11.84%) XenApp
5 82 (7.83%) XenDesktop
6 76 (7.26%) VMware ESX
7 53 (5.06%) Xen
8 45 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (3.63%) Terminal Services
10 34 (3.25%) NFS
11 29 (2.77%) XenServer
12 28 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (1.91%) KVM
14 18 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 17 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 16 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 14 (1.34%) DFS Replication
18 13 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (1.24%) VMware Server
18 13 (1.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 216 (20.63%) SCCM
2 96 (9.17%) SCOM
3 59 (5.64%) SCVMM
4 35 (3.34%) Backup Exec
5 32 (3.06%) Puppet
6 29 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
7 28 (2.67%) WSUS
7 28 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (1.72%) Netcool
9 18 (1.72%) HP SIM
10 16 (1.53%) EdgeSight
11 14 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
12 12 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (1.05%) SCDPM
13 11 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 11 (1.05%) SCSM
13 11 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 638 (60.94%) VMware
2 576 (55.01%) Microsoft
3 277 (26.46%) Citrix
4 225 (21.49%) Cisco
5 222 (21.20%) HP
6 136 (12.99%) NetApp
7 107 (10.22%) Dell
7 107 (10.22%) EMC
8 88 (8.40%) Oracle
9 48 (4.58%) IBM
9 48 (4.58%) McAfee
10 41 (3.92%) Symantec
11 39 (3.72%) CheckPoint
12 38 (3.63%) Veritas
13 33 (3.15%) AppSense
14 32 (3.06%) Veeam
15 31 (2.96%) F5
15 31 (2.96%) Red Hat
16 29 (2.77%) Lumension
17 26 (2.48%) 3PAR
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