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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 261 250 255
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 443 426 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 8.31% 8.51% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 249 195
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -12.38%

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
5332 5007 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.84% 9.51% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2998 2669 2133
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 619 619
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -2 417 £350 +12.90% 296
London +22 132 £350 -6.66% 71
South East -3 121 £350 +16.66% 72
East of England +16 46 £350 +40.00% 20
North West -40 32 £223 -25.83% 41
City of London +8 30 £320 -19.94% 31
Hampshire -5 30 £348 +71.72% 15
South West +22 28 £395 +75.55% 29
Berkshire -4 26 £465 +16.25% 12
East Midlands +4 25 £347 +215.89% 12
Buckinghamshire -7 25 £390 +15.55% 13
Milton Keynes -5 22 £350 - 8
Hertfordshire +13 20 £363 +45.00% 12
West Sussex -6 18 £275 -26.66% 8
Scotland -12 18 £288 -3.87% 12
Yorkshire -26 15 £375 +36.36% 12
Watford +13 14 £450 +5.88% 5
Manchester -13 14 £215 -28.33% 29
Surrey +5 13 £365 +12.30% 16
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £350 +50.53% 6
West Midlands -8 13 £313 +47.05% 32
Reading +9 12 £371 -7.25% 7
West Yorkshire -17 12 £319 +6.25% 7
Northamptonshire - 12 £400 - 4
Cheshire -23 11 £225 -18.91% 7
Oxfordshire -12 10 £381 +193.26% 5
Leeds -22 10 £274 -8.75% 4
Northampton - 9 £413 - 1
Bristol +5 8 £300 -25.00% 14
Peterborough +4 8 £225 -

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 784 (78.01%) Windows
2 618 (61.49%) VMware
3 562 (55.92%) Microsoft
4 485 (48.26%) Active Directory
5 461 (45.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 395 (39.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 279 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 268 (26.67%) Citrix
9 266 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 259 (25.77%) MS Exchange
11 250 (24.88%) SAN
12 242 (24.08%) HP
13 226 (22.49%) Cisco
14 218 (21.69%) ITIL
15 217 (21.59%) SQL
16 212 (21.09%) SCCM
17 209 (20.80%) Security Cleared
18 198 (19.70%) Firewall
19 192 (19.10%) PowerShell
20 182 (18.11%) DNS
21 177 (17.61%) SQL Server
22 163 (16.22%) Clustering
22 163 (16.22%) vSphere
23 162 (16.12%) SharePoint
24 161 (16.02%) WAN
25 154 (15.32%) Windows 7
26 146 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
27 145 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
28 142 (14.13%) LAN
29 128 (12.74%) SC Cleared

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 259 (25.77%) MS Exchange
2 162 (16.12%) SharePoint
3 145 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (11.34%) IIS
5 99 (9.85%) Lync
6 98 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 83 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (4.18%) OpenStack
10 37 (3.68%) Tomcat
11 26 (2.59%) Apache
12 24 (2.39%) Office Communications Server
13 23 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 22 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (1.79%) WebSphere
17 15 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
19 10 (1.00%) WebLogic
20 8 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 118 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 82 (8.16%) MS Office
3 15 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) RMDS
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (7.56%) Office 365
3 35 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.79%) PaaS
5 20 (1.99%) IaaS
6 14 (1.39%) SaaS
7 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.100%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.100%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 250 (24.88%) SAN
2 198 (19.70%) Firewall
3 182 (18.11%) DNS
4 161 (16.02%) WAN
5 142 (14.13%) LAN
6 118 (11.74%) DHCP
7 93 (9.25%) TCP/IP
8 80 (7.96%) NAS
9 72 (7.16%) VLAN
10 62 (6.17%) VPN
11 58 (5.77%) NetScaler
12 50 (4.98%) MPLS
13 46 (4.58%) iSCSI
14 45 (4.48%) Wireless
15 42 (4.18%) Network Security
16 37 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
17 34 (3.38%) Internet
18 31 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
19 28 (2.79%) LDAP
20 25 (2.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.19%) MySQL
4 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.19%) Big Data
7 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.50%) HBase
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.100%) SSDT
13 1 (0.100%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.89%) WinRunner
1 19 (1.89%) TestDirector
1 19 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (1.39%) StarTeam
4 14 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.90%) JIRA
7 8 (0.80%) MSI
7 8 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.60%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.40%) Maven
9 4 (0.40%) Ant
9 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.30%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.30%) Subversion
11 2 (0.20%) Lombardi
11 2 (0.20%) WiX
11 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (7.76%) Finance
2 22 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.69%) Retail
4 13 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.00%) Legal
5 10 (1.00%) Banking
6 7 (0.70%) Law
7 6 (0.60%) Marketing
7 6 (0.60%) Back Office
8 5 (0.50%) Games
9 4 (0.40%) Local Government
9 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.40%) Military
10 3 (0.30%) Electronics
10 3 (0.30%) Automotive
10 3 (0.30%) Publishing
11 2 (0.20%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (14.93%) Architect
2 127 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 118 (11.74%) Analyst
4 85 (8.46%) Consultant
5 81 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 67 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 61 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
8 53 (5.27%) Server Engineer
9 49 (4.88%) Administrator
10 45 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 41 (4.08%) Technical Architect
12 38 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 34 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 33 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
15 31 (3.08%) Network Engineer
15 31 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
17 22 (2.19%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (2.19%) IT Support
18 21 (2.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.88%) Middleware
2 35 (3.48%) XML
3 23 (2.29%) HTML
4 19 (1.89%) Web Services
5 18 (1.79%) .NET
6 8 (0.80%) XSLT
7 7 (0.70%) SAP PI
7 7 (0.70%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.60%) Java EE
8 6 (0.60%) XML Messaging
9 5 (0.50%) Ultra Messaging
9 5 (0.50%) J2EE
10 4 (0.40%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.40%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.30%) CSS
12 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.20%) Flash
12 2 (0.20%) JSP
12 2 (0.20%) WSH
12 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 163 (16.22%) Clustering
2 58 (5.77%) PKI
3 57 (5.67%) Replication
4 46 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.78%) Private Cloud
6 31 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 26 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 21 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 19 (1.89%) Celerra
9 19 (1.89%) PDA
10 18 (1.79%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.49%) Open Source
12 14 (1.39%) NHS
13 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.29%) Cryptography
14 12 (1.19%) Computer Science
15 10 (1.00%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.80%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 784 (78.01%) Windows
2 395 (39.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 279 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 266 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 154 (15.32%) Windows 7
6 125 (12.44%) Linux
7 57 (5.67%) Windows XP
8 52 (5.17%) UNIX
9 42 (4.18%) Windows 8
10 31 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.69%) Solaris
12 25 (2.49%) AIX
13 17 (1.69%) CentOS
14 12 (1.19%) HPUX
15 11 (1.09%) Android
15 11 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.09%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (21.69%) ITIL
2 126 (12.54%) Migration
3 72 (7.16%) Service Management
4 64 (6.37%) Project Management
4 64 (6.37%) Configuration Management
5 63 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (4.58%) Change Management
7 45 (4.48%) ITSM
8 43 (4.28%) Incident Management
9 42 (4.18%) Change Control
10 41 (4.08%) Load Balancing
11 38 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 37 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (3.58%) CRM
14 34 (3.38%) DevOps
15 27 (2.69%) Problem Management
15 27 (2.69%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (2.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 217 (21.59%) SQL
2 192 (19.10%) PowerShell
3 76 (7.56%) VBScript
4 33 (3.28%) VB
5 24 (2.39%) C#
6 19 (1.89%) Java
7 18 (1.79%) Python
8 16 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.49%) Perl
10 13 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.09%) C
12 9 (0.90%) Ruby
13 8 (0.80%) Korn
13 8 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.60%) C-shell
15 5 (0.50%) PHP
16 4 (0.40%) VBA
16 4 (0.40%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (20.80%) Security Cleared
2 146 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (12.74%) SC Cleared
4 94 (9.35%) MCSE
5 72 (7.16%) MCITP
5 72 (7.16%) DV Cleared
6 50 (4.98%) MCP
6 50 (4.98%) MCSA
7 47 (4.68%) MCTS
8 43 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (3.78%) CCNA
11 25 (2.49%) Degree
12 19 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (1.79%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.59%) CCA
14 16 (1.59%) CCNP
15 11 (1.09%) VCP5
16 9 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.60%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.99%) SLA
2 18 (1.79%) JSP 440
3 15 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.39%) QA
5 9 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 485 (48.26%) Active Directory
2 461 (45.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (16.22%) vSphere
4 115 (11.44%) XenApp
5 85 (8.46%) VMware ESX
6 77 (7.66%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (4.08%) Xen
9 34 (3.38%) XenServer
10 29 (2.89%) Terminal Services
11 26 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (1.89%) NFS
13 18 (1.79%) vCloud
14 16 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (1.39%) KVM
16 13 (1.29%) VMware Server
17 11 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 10 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
19 9 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 212 (21.09%) SCCM
2 108 (10.75%) SCOM
3 51 (5.07%) SCVMM
4 31 (3.08%) Puppet
4 31 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 31 (3.08%) WSUS
5 24 (2.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 24 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
6 19 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 19 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.69%) Netcool
8 16 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 14 (1.39%) HP SIM
11 13 (1.29%) EdgeSight
11 13 (1.29%) OVSD
12 12 (1.19%) Nagios
12 12 (1.19%) ARCserve
12 12 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 618 (61.49%) VMware
2 562 (55.92%) Microsoft
3 268 (26.67%) Citrix
4 242 (24.08%) HP
5 226 (22.49%) Cisco
6 120 (11.94%) NetApp
7 102 (10.15%) Dell
8 95 (9.45%) EMC
9 83 (8.26%) Oracle
10 62 (6.17%) IBM
11 56 (5.57%) CheckPoint
12 50 (4.98%) McAfee
13 48 (4.78%) F5
14 43 (4.28%) Juniper
15 41 (4.08%) Red Hat
16 38 (3.78%) Symantec
16 38 (3.78%) Veritas
17 32 (3.18%) 3PAR
18 30 (2.99%) Lumension
19 29 (2.89%) AppSense
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £250-300/day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Chippenham, Clevedon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £280 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £40000 per annum
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