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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 206 287 283
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 537 324 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 10.75% 6.88% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 177 140
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £48.50 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -18.98%

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
4996 4706 4331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 9.29% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2306 2069
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 539 704
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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.

Location
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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 +73 493 £420 +40.00% 286
South East +36 187 £425 +54.54% 54
London +28 131 £425 +21.42% 84
North West +21 54 £325 +46.06% 32
West Sussex +18 43 £430 +43.33%
Berkshire +16 42 £438 +59.09% 21
Hampshire -8 36 £336 +43.08% 5
East of England +2 32 £475 +93.87% 16
West Midlands +16 27 £263 +13.51% 9
Worthing +9 27 £450 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 27 £418 +51.81% 5
City of London +10 23 £425 +6.25% 22
Milton Keynes -2 23 £450 +63.63% 4
Yorkshire -6 21 £363 -27.50% 26
South West -13 20 £420 +121.05% 44
Oxfordshire - 20 £450 - 5
Reading +7 19 £417 +51.63% 14
Manchester -1 19 £288 +112.96% 13
Hertfordshire +19 18 £475 +26.66% 5
Scotland -4 17 £358 +25.64% 5
East Midlands +12 15 £450 +89.47% 13
Warwickshire +12 15 £213 +23.18% 1
Surrey +2 15 £325 +8.33% 12
Merseyside - 15 £675 - 5
Watford +25 14 £450 -5.26% 3
Oxford - 12 £488 - 3
Glasgow +2 10 £375 +38.88% 3
West Yorkshire -14 9 £363 -39.58% 21
Lancashire -8 8 £325 - 4
South Wales - 8 £438 - 3

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 805 (77.55%) Windows
2 625 (60.21%) VMware
3 580 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 537 (51.73%) Active Directory
5 470 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 457 (44.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 303 (29.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 302 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 289 (27.84%) Citrix
10 267 (25.72%) MS Exchange
11 256 (24.66%) SAN
12 229 (22.06%) HP
13 228 (21.97%) Cisco
13 228 (21.97%) SQL
14 221 (21.29%) SCCM
15 218 (21.00%) Clustering
16 207 (19.94%) ITIL
16 207 (19.94%) Security Cleared
17 186 (17.92%) Firewall
18 176 (16.96%) DNS
19 169 (16.28%) SharePoint
20 167 (16.09%) SQL Server
21 165 (15.90%) Windows 7
22 162 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 150 (14.45%) PowerShell
24 140 (13.49%) WAN
25 139 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
26 136 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
26 136 (13.10%) LAN
27 135 (13.01%) NetApp

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 267 (25.72%) MS Exchange
2 169 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 139 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 136 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 122 (11.75%) Lync
6 95 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 92 (8.86%) IIS
8 69 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 57 (5.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 53 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
11 48 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (2.89%) OpenStack
14 24 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
15 15 (1.45%) Apache
16 14 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (1.16%) IBM Notes
18 11 (1.06%) Tomcat
19 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
20 6 (0.58%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 116 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 70 (6.74%) MS Office
3 12 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.77%) MS Project
5 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 53 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.096%) Summit
5 1 (0.096%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (7.13%) Office 365
3 45 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.54%) PaaS
5 12 (1.16%) IaaS
6 11 (1.06%) SaaS
7 9 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 256 (24.66%) SAN
2 186 (17.92%) Firewall
3 176 (16.96%) DNS
4 140 (13.49%) WAN
5 136 (13.10%) LAN
6 129 (12.43%) DHCP
7 98 (9.44%) TCP/IP
8 80 (7.71%) NAS
9 65 (6.26%) NetScaler
10 61 (5.88%) VPN
11 54 (5.20%) iSCSI
11 54 (5.20%) VLAN
12 46 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
14 40 (3.85%) MPLS
15 35 (3.37%) Network Security
16 33 (3.18%) Wireless
17 29 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (2.60%) Internet
19 22 (2.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.96%) MySQL
7 6 (0.58%) Big Data
8 4 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.39%) HBase
8 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.096%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (1.93%) WinRunner
1 20 (1.93%) TestDirector
1 20 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (1.64%) StarTeam
3 14 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 14 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (1.25%) MSI
5 11 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.19%) WiX
9 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.096%) Selenium
10 1 (0.096%) Metasploit
General
1 66 (6.36%) Finance
2 19 (1.83%) Retail
3 17 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.54%) Banking
5 15 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.16%) Law
6 12 (1.16%) Legal
7 8 (0.77%) Games
8 6 (0.58%) Military
8 6 (0.58%) Publishing
9 5 (0.48%) Marketing
10 4 (0.39%) Local Government
10 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Electronics
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.096%) Billing
Job Titles
1 177 (17.05%) Architect
2 140 (13.49%) Analyst
3 114 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 83 (8.00%) Consultant
5 69 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 67 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 65 (6.26%) Support Engineer
8 60 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 58 (5.59%) Server Engineer
10 50 (4.82%) Support Analyst
11 38 (3.66%) Administrator
12 35 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 30 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.89%) Wintel Engineer
14 27 (2.60%) Network Engineer
15 26 (2.50%) IT Support
16 25 (2.41%) Wintel Analyst
16 25 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 21 (2.02%) Desktop Engineer
18 19 (1.83%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.05%) Application Packaging
2 40 (3.85%) .NET
3 31 (2.99%) Middleware
4 23 (2.22%) XML
5 20 (1.93%) Web Services
6 16 (1.54%) HTML
7 6 (0.58%) XML Messaging
7 6 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.58%) Java EE
7 6 (0.58%) Rendezvous
7 6 (0.58%) XSLT
8 5 (0.48%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.29%) COM+
9 3 (0.29%) WSH
10 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.19%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 218 (21.00%) Clustering
2 57 (5.49%) Replication
3 41 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.76%) Blackberry
5 38 (3.66%) PKI
6 31 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 31 (2.99%) Thin Client
7 21 (2.02%) PDA
8 20 (1.93%) Celerra
9 15 (1.45%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.16%) Open Source
10 12 (1.16%) CLARiiON
10 12 (1.16%) NHS
11 10 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.77%) User Experience
13 8 (0.77%) CESG
14 7 (0.67%) Online Games
14 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 805 (77.55%) Windows
2 457 (44.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 303 (29.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 302 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (15.90%) Windows 7
6 119 (11.46%) Linux
7 84 (8.09%) Windows XP
8 59 (5.68%) UNIX
9 38 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 33 (3.18%) Solaris
11 23 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.22%) AIX
12 21 (2.02%) CentOS
13 16 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 15 (1.45%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.25%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.96%) Android
16 10 (0.96%) HPUX
17 7 (0.67%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (19.94%) ITIL
2 131 (12.62%) Migration
3 93 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 75 (7.23%) Service Management
5 62 (5.97%) CRM
6 57 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 54 (5.20%) Configuration Management
8 52 (5.01%) Change Management
9 48 (4.62%) Project Management
10 46 (4.43%) Incident Management
11 39 (3.76%) Load Balancing
12 38 (3.66%) Change Control
13 36 (3.47%) ITSM
14 31 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (2.60%) Enterprise Architecture
16 26 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (2.41%) Business Continuity
18 24 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
18 24 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.97%) SQL
2 150 (14.45%) PowerShell
3 77 (7.42%) VBScript
4 37 (3.56%) VB
5 21 (2.02%) C#
6 17 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.06%) Java
9 10 (0.96%) Ruby
9 10 (0.96%) Perl
10 9 (0.87%) C
11 7 (0.67%) VBA
11 7 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.58%) Python
13 5 (0.48%) PHP
14 2 (0.19%) Korn
14 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 207 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 162 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 133 (12.81%) SC Cleared
4 125 (12.04%) MCSE
5 68 (6.55%) DV Cleared
6 57 (5.49%) MCITP
7 54 (5.20%) MCSA
7 54 (5.20%) MCTS
8 53 (5.11%) MCP
9 43 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (3.85%) CCNA
11 38 (3.66%) VCP4
12 36 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (1.83%) Degree
13 19 (1.83%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.45%) CCA
16 10 (0.96%) CCNP
17 9 (0.87%) VCP5
18 8 (0.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.60%) SLA
2 17 (1.64%) QA
3 16 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 537 (51.73%) Active Directory
2 470 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (12.91%) XenApp
4 130 (12.52%) vSphere
5 83 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 68 (6.55%) VMware ESX
7 53 (5.11%) Xen
8 47 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (3.76%) XenServer
10 35 (3.37%) Terminal Services
11 34 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (2.89%) NFS
13 18 (1.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 17 (1.64%) KVM
15 16 (1.54%) DFS Replication
15 16 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 16 (1.54%) Firmware
16 13 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 221 (21.29%) SCCM
2 101 (9.73%) SCOM
3 60 (5.78%) SCVMM
4 40 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 35 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
6 29 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 29 (2.79%) WSUS
7 27 (2.60%) Puppet
8 22 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 20 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (1.83%) EdgeSight
11 18 (1.73%) HP SIM
11 18 (1.73%) Netcool
12 15 (1.45%) SCDPM
13 14 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (1.16%) SCOrch
15 12 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (1.16%) SCSM
15 12 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 625 (60.21%) VMware
2 580 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 289 (27.84%) Citrix
4 229 (22.06%) HP
5 228 (21.97%) Cisco
6 135 (13.01%) NetApp
7 106 (10.21%) EMC
8 104 (10.02%) Dell
9 71 (6.84%) Oracle
10 64 (6.17%) McAfee
11 51 (4.91%) Symantec
12 46 (4.43%) CheckPoint
13 42 (4.05%) IBM
14 36 (3.47%) Veritas
14 36 (3.47%) Lumension
15 35 (3.37%) Veeam
16 32 (3.08%) AppSense
16 32 (3.08%) F5
16 32 (3.08%) 3PAR
17 30 (2.89%) Sophos
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Rate: £417 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65k-£75k + excellent package + bonu
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Brentwood, Essex
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Bristol
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