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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 256 259 335
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +76
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 460 394 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.76% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 7.53% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 249 125
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 11
Average hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £35.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -23.52%

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
5429 5234 4605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 10.07% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2986 2733 2207
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 654 670
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.18 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £31.56 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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 +13 446 £375 +25.00% 287
London -5 147 £378 +8.63% 73
South East +28 142 £388 +33.62% 53
Berkshire +39 55 £545 +127.08% 12
South West -3 48 £405 +134.78% 38
Reading +40 34 £545 +171.48% 7
North West -8 34 £294 +17.50% 28
City of London -3 30 £284 -12.76% 27
East of England -22 29 £375 +53.06% 18
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £384 +36.96% 4
Surrey -28 20 £390 +41.81% 11
Milton Keynes 0 18 £350 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +14 17 £375 +29.31% 1
Hertfordshire +8 17 £388 - 6
Manchester -10 16 £300 +4.34% 20
Watford - 15 £400 -
Merseyside +5 14 £273 +81.66%
Bristol -8 14 £545 +215.94% 14
West Midlands -7 13 £200 -27.27% 24
East Midlands +4 12 £363 +52.63% 11
Wiltshire -10 12 £398 -27.72% 4
Hampshire -19 12 £347 -0.72% 17
Wirral - 12 £258 -
Yorkshire -13 11 £413 +25.00% 31
North East -24 11 £348 - 5
Swindon -6 10 £398 -27.72% 3
Tyne and Wear -24 10 £348 - 4
Gloucestershire - 9 £330 - 8
Devon -15 7 £213 +41.66% 6
Scotland -21 7 £264 -24.64% 8

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 719 (80.34%) Windows
2 485 (54.19%) VMware
3 442 (49.39%) Active Directory
4 434 (48.49%) Microsoft
5 400 (44.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 348 (38.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 264 (29.50%) MS Exchange
7 264 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 262 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 245 (27.37%) Citrix
10 244 (27.26%) SAN
11 207 (23.13%) Cisco
12 185 (20.67%) SQL
13 178 (19.89%) SCCM
14 175 (19.55%) DNS
14 175 (19.55%) HP
15 172 (19.22%) Windows 7
16 169 (18.88%) Firewall
17 161 (17.99%) Clustering
18 157 (17.54%) SQL Server
19 149 (16.65%) Microsoft Certification
20 146 (16.31%) ITIL
21 143 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
22 139 (15.53%) SharePoint
23 131 (14.64%) LAN
24 129 (14.41%) DHCP
25 123 (13.74%) Security Cleared
26 117 (13.07%) WAN
27 113 (12.63%) Migration
28 112 (12.51%) Linux

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 264 (29.50%) MS Exchange
2 143 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (15.53%) SharePoint
4 105 (11.73%) Lync
5 94 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 90 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 81 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 63 (7.04%) IIS
9 54 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 46 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 42 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (2.57%) Apache
14 18 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
15 15 (1.68%) Tomcat
16 14 (1.56%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
18 7 (0.78%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.78%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 111 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 62 (6.93%) MS Office
3 10 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (5.03%) Dynamics AX
2 43 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (6.93%) Office 365
3 39 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.01%) IaaS
6 8 (0.89%) PaaS
7 6 (0.67%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.34%) SaaS
8 3 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 244 (27.26%) SAN
2 175 (19.55%) DNS
3 169 (18.88%) Firewall
4 131 (14.64%) LAN
5 129 (14.41%) DHCP
6 117 (13.07%) WAN
7 72 (8.04%) VPN
8 64 (7.15%) TCP/IP
9 50 (5.59%) NAS
10 49 (5.47%) Wireless
11 48 (5.36%) iSCSI
11 48 (5.36%) VLAN
12 40 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (4.47%) Fibre Channel
13 38 (4.25%) MPLS
14 30 (3.35%) NetScaler
15 29 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (2.57%) Network Security
18 19 (2.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.45%) MySQL
5 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.45%) HBase
9 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.34%) Big Data
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.22%) MS Access
12 1 (0.11%) DB2
12 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (3.24%) MSI
2 23 (2.57%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (0.78%) WinRunner
3 7 (0.78%) TestDirector
3 7 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.34%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) GCC
8 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 77 (8.60%) Finance
2 20 (2.23%) Retail
3 15 (1.68%) Banking
4 10 (1.12%) Advertising
5 9 (1.01%) Games
5 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.89%) Legal
6 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.67%) Law
7 6 (0.67%) Military
8 5 (0.56%) Publishing
9 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.22%) Marketing
10 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 179 (20.00%) Architect
2 106 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (11.06%) Analyst
4 73 (8.16%) Consultant
4 73 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 65 (7.26%) Support Engineer
6 64 (7.15%) Technical Architect
7 57 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (5.03%) Server Engineer
9 44 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 44 (4.92%) Administrator
10 37 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (3.13%) Network Engineer
12 27 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (3.02%) Applications Packager
12 27 (3.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 24 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
13 24 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (1.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (7.60%) Application Packaging
2 41 (4.58%) .NET
3 23 (2.57%) WSH
4 22 (2.46%) Web Services
5 17 (1.90%) Middleware
6 12 (1.34%) XML
7 10 (1.12%) HTML
8 7 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.78%) Java EE
9 5 (0.56%) Rendezvous
9 5 (0.56%) XSLT
10 4 (0.45%) Flash
10 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.45%) COM
10 4 (0.45%) CSS
10 4 (0.45%) JSON
11 3 (0.34%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.34%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.22%) Ajax
12 2 (0.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 161 (17.99%) Clustering
2 46 (5.14%) Replication
3 41 (4.58%) Blackberry
4 27 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.79%) Thin Client
5 25 (2.79%) Fat Client
6 12 (1.34%) PKI
7 10 (1.12%) NHS
8 9 (1.01%) CESG
8 9 (1.01%) Online Games
8 9 (1.01%) Open Source
8 9 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 8 (0.89%) PDA
10 7 (0.78%) FlexPod
10 7 (0.78%) Celerra
11 6 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.56%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 719 (80.34%) Windows
2 400 (44.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 262 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (19.22%) Windows 7
6 112 (12.51%) Linux
7 108 (12.07%) Windows XP
8 60 (6.70%) UNIX
9 33 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.68%) Solaris
11 20 (2.23%) CentOS
12 18 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.56%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.89%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.89%) AIX
16 7 (0.78%) Android
16 7 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (16.31%) ITIL
2 113 (12.63%) Migration
3 87 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (6.82%) Service Management
5 51 (5.70%) Load Balancing
6 50 (5.59%) Service Delivery
7 47 (5.25%) CRM
8 32 (3.58%) Data Protection
9 29 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (3.13%) Incident Management
11 26 (2.91%) Change Management
12 25 (2.79%) Configuration Management
12 25 (2.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (2.79%) Network Design
13 21 (2.35%) Business Continuity
14 20 (2.23%) Network Management
15 19 (2.12%) Change Control
16 18 (2.01%) Asset Management
16 18 (2.01%) Project Management
17 17 (1.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (20.67%) SQL
2 85 (9.50%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.13%) VBScript
3 37 (4.13%) VB
4 17 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 15 (1.68%) Java
6 14 (1.56%) Perl
7 10 (1.12%) Ruby
8 9 (1.01%) C#
9 8 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.67%) PHP
10 6 (0.67%) Python
11 5 (0.56%) C
11 5 (0.56%) VBA
11 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.22%) C++
12 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.22%) Korn
12 2 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 149 (16.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 107 (11.96%) MCSE
4 84 (9.39%) SC Cleared
5 49 (5.47%) MCITP
6 38 (4.25%) MCSA
7 35 (3.91%) MCP
8 34 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (3.80%) DV Cleared
9 33 (3.69%) MCTS
10 30 (3.35%) CCNA
11 21 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.56%) Degree
13 12 (1.34%) CCNP
14 11 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.89%) CCA
16 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.67%) RHCSA
18 5 (0.56%) VCP5
19 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.01%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) SLA
3 11 (1.23%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 442 (49.39%) Active Directory
2 348 (38.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (11.73%) XenApp
4 94 (10.50%) vSphere
5 51 (5.70%) XenDesktop
6 46 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (4.92%) Xen
8 42 (4.69%) XenServer
9 41 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (4.02%) VMware ESX
11 28 (3.13%) NFS
12 25 (2.79%) Terminal Services
13 23 (2.57%) KVM
14 20 (2.23%) ISA Server
15 19 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 18 (2.01%) UAG
17 17 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
18 14 (1.56%) NLBS
18 14 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 13 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 178 (19.89%) SCCM
2 104 (11.62%) SCOM
3 50 (5.59%) SCVMM
4 49 (5.47%) Backup Exec
5 30 (3.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 28 (3.13%) WSUS
7 25 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
8 22 (2.46%) SCOrch
9 21 (2.35%) Puppet
10 16 (1.79%) SCDPM
11 14 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 10 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
13 10 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (1.12%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 8 (0.89%) EdgeSight
15 8 (0.89%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 485 (54.19%) VMware
2 434 (48.49%) Microsoft
3 245 (27.37%) Citrix
4 207 (23.13%) Cisco
5 175 (19.55%) HP
6 91 (10.17%) NetApp
7 80 (8.94%) Dell
8 74 (8.27%) EMC
9 69 (7.71%) Symantec
10 54 (6.03%) McAfee
11 52 (5.81%) CheckPoint
12 49 (5.47%) Juniper
13 41 (4.58%) IBM
14 38 (4.25%) Oracle
15 31 (3.46%) Apple
15 31 (3.46%) Sophos
16 30 (3.35%) F5
17 27 (3.02%) Veeam
18 23 (2.57%) 3PAR
19 21 (2.35%) Meru Networks
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