The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 258 273 318
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +45
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 400 342 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 7.89% 6.89% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 195 135
Average daily rate
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£323 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +19.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.75 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £32.50 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +19.31%
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5069 4964 4729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.62% 9.90% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2754 2468 2234
Average daily rate £325 £346 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 636 653
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +18 363 £325 -11.56% 229
London -1 120 £363 +7.01% 60
South East -3 82 £338 -15.62% 54
North West +16 45 £300 +14.83% 24
East of England -11 31 £300 +12.67% 17
Berkshire +16 28 £400 -11.11% 20
South West -10 28 £325 -38.09% 23
City of London +20 22 £365 -14.11% 23
East Midlands +9 21 £315 -21.25% 17
Cheshire +15 20 £230 - 5
Manchester +10 20 £300 +29.72% 13
Scotland +5 18 £253 -15.83% 14
Buckinghamshire -17 17 £300 -25.00% 4
Chester +15 15 £228 -
Surrey +7 15 £338 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -3 15 £350 -12.50% 19
Milton Keynes -4 13 £363 -9.37% 2
Hampshire -9 13 £252 -48.51% 10
Reading +8 12 £400 -11.11% 14
Wiltshire -2 12 £290 -44.76% 2
Edinburgh -10 11 £281 +12.50% 2
South Wales -15 11 £450 +14.28% 2
Wales -17 11 £450 +14.28% 2
Essex 0 10 £208 -13.54% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £293 +30.00% 13
West Midlands -15 10 £250 -21.87% 13
Nottinghamshire +18 9 £280 - 3
Nottingham +12 9 £280 - 3
West Yorkshire +9 8 £350 - 9
Leeds +8 8 £350 - 7

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 680 (83.23%) Windows
2 415 (50.80%) VMware
3 381 (46.63%) Microsoft
4 374 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 333 (40.76%) Active Directory
6 287 (35.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 259 (31.70%) MS Exchange
8 249 (30.48%) SAN
9 233 (28.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 231 (28.27%) Citrix
11 220 (26.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 208 (25.46%) HP
13 189 (23.13%) SCCM
14 185 (22.64%) Cisco
15 182 (22.28%) Windows 7
16 159 (19.46%) Firewall
17 155 (18.97%) DNS
18 154 (18.85%) SQL Server
19 151 (18.48%) ITIL
20 147 (17.99%) SQL
21 144 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
22 136 (16.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 123 (15.06%) SCOM
24 121 (14.81%) DHCP
25 120 (14.69%) Security Cleared
26 118 (14.44%) Windows XP
27 112 (13.71%) Migration
28 107 (13.10%) PowerShell
29 106 (12.97%) WAN
30 105 (12.85%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 259 (31.70%) MS Exchange
2 144 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (12.85%) SharePoint
4 72 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 71 (8.69%) Lync
6 56 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 48 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (3.92%) IIS
9 27 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.47%) IBM Notes
12 11 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
14 9 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.86%) Apache
16 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 93 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) CATIA
5 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.55%) Office 365
2 23 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.73%) SaaS
5 6 (0.73%) IaaS
6 5 (0.61%) PaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 249 (30.48%) SAN
2 159 (19.46%) Firewall
3 155 (18.97%) DNS
4 121 (14.81%) DHCP
5 106 (12.97%) WAN
6 94 (11.51%) LAN
7 87 (10.65%) TCP/IP
8 64 (7.83%) Wireless
9 54 (6.61%) VPN
10 40 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (4.65%) VLAN
12 35 (4.28%) MPLS
13 34 (4.16%) NAS
14 28 (3.43%) iSCSI
15 25 (3.06%) Internet
16 22 (2.69%) BIG-IP
17 20 (2.45%) Network Security
18 18 (2.20%) DSL
19 16 (1.96%) IPsec
20 15 (1.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.96%) MySQL
6 11 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.24%) MS Access
11 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.12%) DTS
12 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (5.88%) MSI
2 46 (5.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.49%) JIRA
8 3 (0.37%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.37%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.12%) NUnit
10 1 (0.12%) Subversion
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.12%) MSTest
10 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 69 (8.45%) Finance
2 16 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.22%) Banking
5 7 (0.86%) Marketing
6 6 (0.73%) Local Government
6 6 (0.73%) Advertising
7 5 (0.61%) Legal
8 4 (0.49%) Retail
9 2 (0.24%) Billing
9 2 (0.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.24%) Games
9 2 (0.24%) Military
9 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.24%) Front Office
9 2 (0.24%) Electronics
9 2 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 101 (12.36%) Architect
2 91 (11.14%) Analyst
3 88 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (9.30%) Consultant
5 74 (9.06%) Support Engineer
6 50 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 46 (5.63%) Applications Packager
7 46 (5.63%) Administrator
8 43 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (5.14%) Server Engineer
10 40 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (4.53%) Support Analyst
12 35 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (3.55%) Network Engineer
14 24 (2.94%) Technical Architect
14 24 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support
16 20 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 19 (2.33%) Systems Support
18 18 (2.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 44 (5.39%) WSH
3 18 (2.20%) Web Services
4 17 (2.08%) .NET
5 9 (1.10%) Middleware
6 8 (0.98%) XMPP
6 8 (0.98%) XML
7 6 (0.73%) JSON
8 4 (0.49%) RESTful
9 2 (0.24%) HTML
9 2 (0.24%) Flash
9 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.24%) LAMP
9 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.24%) WPF
10 1 (0.12%) LINQ
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.12%) XHTML
10 1 (0.12%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.61%) Clustering
2 43 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 27 (3.30%) Thin Client
3 27 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 19 (2.33%) Replication
5 16 (1.96%) EqualLogic
6 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 6 (0.73%) NHS
8 5 (0.61%) PKI
8 5 (0.61%) Open Source
9 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.49%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.37%) Video Editing
10 3 (0.37%) PDA
10 3 (0.37%) Wiki
10 3 (0.37%) FMCG
10 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 680 (83.23%) Windows
2 374 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 233 (28.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (26.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 182 (22.28%) Windows 7
6 118 (14.44%) Windows XP
7 102 (12.48%) Linux
8 62 (7.59%) UNIX
9 37 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 20 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.71%) CentOS
12 12 (1.47%) AIX
13 11 (1.35%) SUSE
13 11 (1.35%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.86%) Android
14 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.86%) Solaris
15 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.49%) VMS
16 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (18.48%) ITIL
2 112 (13.71%) Migration
3 59 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (5.63%) Service Management
5 41 (5.02%) Project Management
6 33 (4.04%) Data Protection
7 30 (3.67%) Service Delivery
8 26 (3.18%) CRM
8 26 (3.18%) TOGAF
9 24 (2.94%) PRINCE2
10 22 (2.69%) Workflow
10 22 (2.69%) Performance Management
10 22 (2.69%) Change Control
11 20 (2.45%) Configuration Management
11 20 (2.45%) Load Balancing
12 18 (2.20%) Change Management
12 18 (2.20%) Business Continuity
13 17 (2.08%) Network Management
14 16 (1.96%) DevOps
15 14 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 147 (17.99%) SQL
2 107 (13.10%) PowerShell
3 55 (6.73%) VB
4 21 (2.57%) Java
5 19 (2.33%) VBScript
6 11 (1.35%) C
7 10 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.98%) Perl
9 7 (0.86%) Ruby
10 4 (0.49%) Korn
10 4 (0.49%) C#
10 4 (0.49%) C-shell
11 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.37%) Python
12 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.24%) PHP
12 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.12%) Tcl
13 1 (0.12%) LINC
Qualifications
1 136 (16.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 105 (12.85%) MCSE
4 91 (11.14%) SC Cleared
5 71 (8.69%) MCITP
6 45 (5.51%) DV Cleared
7 38 (4.65%) MCP
8 33 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (3.06%) CCNA
11 24 (2.94%) Degree
12 18 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (1.96%) CCA
14 15 (1.84%) MCSA
15 11 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.10%) MCTS
16 9 (1.10%) VCP5
17 8 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 8 (0.98%) CCNP
17 8 (0.98%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.20%) SLA
2 11 (1.35%) QA
3 5 (0.61%) COBIT
4 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.49%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 333 (40.76%) Active Directory
2 287 (35.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (12.12%) XenApp
4 75 (9.18%) vSphere
5 65 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 61 (7.47%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (6.00%) XenDesktop
8 45 (5.51%) VMware ESX
9 41 (5.02%) Xen
9 41 (5.02%) XenServer
10 35 (4.28%) Terminal Services
11 20 (2.45%) KVM
12 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.96%) NFS
13 16 (1.96%) NLBS
14 15 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (1.35%) vCloud
16 9 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.73%) UAG
17 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 189 (23.13%) SCCM
2 123 (15.06%) SCOM
3 72 (8.81%) Backup Exec
4 54 (6.61%) SCVMM
5 46 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 38 (4.65%) WSUS
7 24 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 22 (2.69%) SCOrch
9 21 (2.57%) Puppet
10 20 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
11 16 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
11 16 (1.96%) SCSM
12 14 (1.71%) SCDPM
13 12 (1.47%) ARCserve
14 10 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (0.98%) Nagios
15 8 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 7 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 415 (50.80%) VMware
2 381 (46.63%) Microsoft
3 231 (28.27%) Citrix
4 208 (25.46%) HP
5 185 (22.64%) Cisco
6 70 (8.57%) Symantec
7 63 (7.71%) EMC
7 63 (7.71%) NetApp
8 58 (7.10%) Dell
9 53 (6.49%) Oracle
10 47 (5.75%) Juniper
11 44 (5.39%) IBM
12 34 (4.16%) McAfee
13 33 (4.04%) CheckPoint
14 28 (3.43%) 3PAR
15 26 (3.18%) Apple
16 24 (2.94%) Red Hat
17 22 (2.69%) Meru Networks
18 18 (2.20%) AppSense
19 15 (1.84%) Sophos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £250 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £529 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £180.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £35,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200-250PD
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago