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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 273 250 333
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +83
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 421 411 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 7.72% 8.10% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 221 145
Average daily rate
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£345 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £211 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.40 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £34.80 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%

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
5450 5071 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 9.59% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 2678 2361
Average daily rate £338 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 549 582
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £32.25 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 0 403 £347 +8.79% 238
London +27 172 £380 +7.04% 54
South East -24 93 £360 +50.00% 42
Berkshire +24 35 £538 +227.74% 11
South West -15 29 £290 -44.76% 52
East Midlands +15 27 £330 +8.19% 12
Surrey -14 27 £335 +39.58% 10
North West -21 27 £320 +42.22% 26
City of London +22 24 £415 +15.27% 11
Reading +19 22 £540 +229.26% 8
East of England -40 21 £325 +10.63% 13
West Midlands -14 20 £320 +28.00% 9
Manchester -7 17 £250 -44.44% 21
Wiltshire -6 15 £290 -44.76% 5
Hampshire -14 14 £290 -5.69% 10
Swindon 0 12 £290 -44.76% 3
Scotland -9 12 £338 -3.57% 14
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £285 +32.55% 3
Derbyshire +11 9 £330 +8.19%
Northamptonshire +7 9 £225 -43.75% 4
Derby +3 8 £330 +10.00%
Oxfordshire -4 8 £300 -20.00% 3
Birmingham -4 7 £320 +12.28% 4
Yorkshire +2 6 £320 +50.58% 18
Cheshire -3 6 £388 +72.22% 3
Cambridge -6 6 £313 +64.47% 2
Northampton +11 5 £200 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £315 +103.22% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £361 - 1
Nottingham +20 4 £385 - 3

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 700 (82.45%) Windows
2 433 (51.00%) VMware
3 393 (46.29%) Microsoft
4 376 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 371 (43.70%) Active Directory
6 292 (34.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 279 (32.86%) SAN
8 241 (28.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 239 (28.15%) MS Exchange
10 236 (27.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 233 (27.44%) Citrix
12 197 (23.20%) Cisco
13 190 (22.38%) HP
14 184 (21.67%) SCCM
15 181 (21.32%) Windows 7
16 173 (20.38%) DNS
17 171 (20.14%) Firewall
18 159 (18.73%) SQL
19 148 (17.43%) SQL Server
20 137 (16.14%) DHCP
20 137 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
21 132 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
22 130 (15.31%) Clustering
23 123 (14.49%) ITIL
24 119 (14.02%) SCOM
25 117 (13.78%) Windows XP
26 116 (13.66%) SharePoint
27 115 (13.55%) LAN
27 115 (13.55%) WAN
28 114 (13.43%) Migration

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 239 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 137 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (13.66%) SharePoint
4 79 (9.31%) Lync
5 66 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 61 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (4.59%) IIS
9 31 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.77%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.65%) Apache
15 9 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.06%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
17 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
17 7 (0.82%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 91 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 60 (7.07%) MS Office
3 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) CATIA
5 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.83%) Office 365
3 17 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.71%) SaaS
5 6 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.59%) IaaS
7 4 (0.47%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 279 (32.86%) SAN
2 173 (20.38%) DNS
3 171 (20.14%) Firewall
4 137 (16.14%) DHCP
5 115 (13.55%) LAN
5 115 (13.55%) WAN
6 82 (9.66%) TCP/IP
7 65 (7.66%) Wireless
8 63 (7.42%) VPN
9 42 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (4.71%) VLAN
11 38 (4.48%) MPLS
12 37 (4.36%) NAS
13 34 (4.00%) iSCSI
14 24 (2.83%) Network Security
15 23 (2.71%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (2.47%) BIG-IP
17 20 (2.36%) NetScaler
18 19 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (2.00%) MySQL
5 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.24%) MS Access
9 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.24%) HBase
10 1 (0.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (5.42%) MSI
2 39 (4.59%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.59%) WinRunner
6 5 (0.59%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) JIRA
8 2 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.12%) GCC
9 1 (0.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 72 (8.48%) Finance
2 17 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.53%) Advertising
3 13 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.30%) Banking
5 8 (0.94%) Retail
6 7 (0.82%) Games
6 7 (0.82%) Legal
7 5 (0.59%) Marketing
8 4 (0.47%) Military
9 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.24%) German Language
10 2 (0.24%) Law
10 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 155 (18.26%) Architect
2 97 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (9.19%) Analyst
4 71 (8.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 70 (8.24%) Consultant
6 68 (8.01%) Support Engineer
7 54 (6.36%) Technical Architect
8 49 (5.77%) Administrator
9 45 (5.30%) Applications Packager
10 42 (4.95%) Support Analyst
11 41 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 37 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (4.12%) Network Engineer
13 35 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (4.12%) Server Engineer
14 25 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
15 19 (2.24%) Technical Support
16 18 (2.12%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (2.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.24%) Application Packaging
2 39 (4.59%) WSH
3 28 (3.30%) .NET
4 18 (2.12%) Web Services
5 10 (1.18%) XML
6 9 (1.06%) Middleware
7 6 (0.71%) HTML
7 6 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.71%) JSON
8 5 (0.59%) XMPP
9 4 (0.47%) CSS
9 4 (0.47%) Flash
9 4 (0.47%) Java EE
10 3 (0.35%) COM
10 3 (0.35%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.24%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.24%) Ajax
11 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 130 (15.31%) Clustering
2 37 (4.36%) Blackberry
3 34 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.65%) Replication
5 24 (2.83%) Thin Client
5 24 (2.83%) Fat Client
6 15 (1.77%) EqualLogic
7 10 (1.18%) NHS
8 7 (0.82%) PKI
8 7 (0.82%) Online Games
8 7 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.71%) Open Source
10 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.59%) PDA
10 5 (0.59%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.59%) FMCG
11 3 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.35%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 700 (82.45%) Windows
2 376 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (28.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 236 (27.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 181 (21.32%) Windows 7
6 117 (13.78%) Windows XP
7 92 (10.84%) Linux
8 58 (6.83%) UNIX
9 40 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.77%) CentOS
12 13 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.30%) AIX
14 7 (0.82%) SUSE
15 6 (0.71%) Solaris
15 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.71%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.24%) Android
16 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.49%) ITIL
2 114 (13.43%) Migration
3 74 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (5.54%) Service Management
5 36 (4.24%) Data Protection
6 35 (4.12%) Load Balancing
7 31 (3.65%) Service Delivery
8 30 (3.53%) CRM
9 27 (3.18%) Project Management
9 27 (3.18%) TOGAF
10 25 (2.94%) Network Management
11 19 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (2.12%) Change Control
12 18 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (2.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (2.00%) Performance Management
14 16 (1.88%) BCP
14 16 (1.88%) PRINCE2
14 16 (1.88%) Business Continuity
14 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 159 (18.73%) SQL
2 81 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.30%) VB
4 17 (2.00%) VBScript
5 15 (1.77%) Java
6 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.18%) C
8 8 (0.94%) Perl
9 7 (0.82%) C#
10 6 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.59%) Ruby
12 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.47%) Python
12 4 (0.47%) PHP
13 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.24%) Korn
13 2 (0.24%) C-shell
13 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (13.07%) Security Cleared
3 95 (11.19%) MCSE
4 78 (9.19%) SC Cleared
5 62 (7.30%) MCITP
6 40 (4.71%) DV Cleared
7 34 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.53%) CCNA
8 30 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (3.18%) MCP
10 22 (2.59%) Degree
11 20 (2.36%) MCTS
11 20 (2.36%) MCSA
12 14 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.41%) CCNP
13 12 (1.41%) CCA
14 10 (1.18%) VCP5
15 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.59%) CCEA
16 5 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.77%) QA
2 8 (0.94%) 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
1 371 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 292 (34.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (11.54%) XenApp
4 79 (9.31%) vSphere
5 67 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 60 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (6.24%) VMware ESX
8 51 (6.01%) XenDesktop
9 47 (5.54%) XenServer
10 42 (4.95%) Xen
11 32 (3.77%) Terminal Services
12 21 (2.47%) KVM
13 19 (2.24%) NFS
14 17 (2.00%) NLBS
15 15 (1.77%) ISA Server
16 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
17 12 (1.41%) UAG
17 12 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 184 (21.67%) SCCM
2 119 (14.02%) SCOM
3 61 (7.18%) Backup Exec
4 45 (5.30%) SCVMM
5 41 (4.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 34 (4.00%) WSUS
7 25 (2.94%) SCOrch
8 20 (2.36%) NetBackup
8 20 (2.36%) Puppet
9 16 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (1.65%) SCSM
12 12 (1.41%) SCDPM
12 12 (1.41%) ARCserve
13 11 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (1.18%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
16 7 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 433 (51.00%) VMware
2 393 (46.29%) Microsoft
3 233 (27.44%) Citrix
4 197 (23.20%) Cisco
5 190 (22.38%) HP
6 77 (9.07%) Symantec
7 73 (8.60%) NetApp
8 61 (7.18%) Dell
8 61 (7.18%) EMC
9 56 (6.60%) Juniper
10 44 (5.18%) CheckPoint
11 43 (5.06%) IBM
12 42 (4.95%) Oracle
13 38 (4.48%) McAfee
14 30 (3.53%) Apple
15 27 (3.18%) 3PAR
16 26 (3.06%) F5
17 25 (2.94%) Meru Networks
18 23 (2.71%) Red Hat
19 21 (2.47%) AppSense
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