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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 229 254 273
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 544 431 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 9.60% 8.19% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 284 208
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.60 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £24.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.00%

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
5668 5262 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.93% 9.62% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3253 2888 2558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 626 628
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +17 501 £350 +7.69% 261
London -13 131 £375 +3.09% 70
South East +18 115 £343 +5.38% 49
North West +7 76 £253 -15.83% 35
East of England +17 52 £413 +32.00% 18
South West +30 51 £375 +17.18% 21
Manchester +8 49 £275 -8.33% 14
Buckinghamshire +23 39 £395 +31.75% 3
Milton Keynes +23 36 £390 +7.65% 1
City of London +1 36 £390 +1.96% 13
Yorkshire -9 29 £250 -25.37% 14
Scotland +2 23 £349 +3.33% 3
Berkshire +2 21 £313 -16.66% 10
Hertfordshire +4 20 £425 +18.88% 7
Cambridgeshire 0 19 £400 +36.75% 5
Oxfordshire -11 17 £313 +32.97% 3
Hampshire +3 16 £369 +17.06% 7
East Midlands -14 16 £325 - 16
Watford - 15 £425 - 3
Gloucestershire +8 14 £450 +233.33% 1
North Yorkshire +5 14 £250 -35.48% 2
North East -18 14 £450 +38.46%
Reading 0 13 £313 -18.03% 7
Wiltshire +4 12 £325 +12.06% 7
West Sussex -1 12 £285 -26.45% 5
Merseyside -4 12 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear -17 12 £450 +35.95%
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 12 £450 +35.95%
Cheltenham - 12 £450 - 1
Bristol -4 11 £338 -2.87% 4

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 814 (76.00%) Windows
2 629 (58.73%) VMware
3 589 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 488 (45.56%) Active Directory
5 452 (42.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 367 (34.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 304 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 300 (28.01%) Citrix
9 268 (25.02%) SCCM
10 266 (24.84%) MS Exchange
11 261 (24.37%) SAN
12 241 (22.50%) HP
13 236 (22.04%) ITIL
14 232 (21.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 226 (21.10%) Cisco
16 204 (19.05%) SQL
17 189 (17.65%) DNS
17 189 (17.65%) PowerShell
18 183 (17.09%) SQL Server
19 178 (16.62%) Security Cleared
20 177 (16.53%) Firewall
21 166 (15.50%) Migration
22 160 (14.94%) WAN
23 155 (14.47%) Windows 7
24 149 (13.91%) Clustering
24 149 (13.91%) Linux
24 149 (13.91%) SharePoint
25 148 (13.82%) vSphere
25 148 (13.82%) Data Centre
26 145 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 266 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 149 (13.91%) SharePoint
3 144 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 99 (9.24%) IIS
5 97 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 97 (9.06%) Lync
6 74 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (3.92%) Tomcat
9 36 (3.36%) OpenStack
10 28 (2.61%) Apache
11 23 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (1.96%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (1.68%) IBM Notes
15 17 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.93%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 133 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 84 (7.84%) MS Office
3 19 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.65%) RMDS
4 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 112 (10.46%) Office 365
2 78 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.33%) PaaS
5 13 (1.21%) IaaS
6 7 (0.65%) SaaS
7 5 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.093%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.093%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 261 (24.37%) SAN
2 189 (17.65%) DNS
3 177 (16.53%) Firewall
4 160 (14.94%) WAN
5 131 (12.23%) LAN
6 123 (11.48%) DHCP
7 73 (6.82%) TCP/IP
8 72 (6.72%) VLAN
9 64 (5.98%) VPN
10 63 (5.88%) NAS
11 50 (4.67%) iSCSI
12 48 (4.48%) MPLS
13 42 (3.92%) Wireless
13 42 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
14 40 (3.73%) Network Security
15 37 (3.45%) NetScaler
15 37 (3.45%) Internet
16 33 (3.08%) SSL
17 30 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (2.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.43%) MySQL
5 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.77%) Big Data
8 17 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.65%) HBase
10 7 (0.65%) SSDT
10 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.31%) JIRA
4 12 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.84%) MSI
5 9 (0.84%) Subversion
6 8 (0.75%) WinRunner
6 8 (0.75%) TestDirector
6 8 (0.75%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.75%) Metasploit
7 6 (0.56%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.56%) WinDbg
7 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.37%) Ant
8 4 (0.37%) Maven
9 2 (0.19%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 102 (9.52%) Finance
2 15 (1.40%) Retail
3 14 (1.31%) Banking
4 12 (1.12%) Local Government
5 11 (1.03%) Publishing
5 11 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.75%) Back Office
8 5 (0.47%) Legal
9 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Marketing
10 3 (0.28%) French Language
10 3 (0.28%) Military
10 3 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Automotive
11 2 (0.19%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Billing
11 2 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.093%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 170 (15.87%) Architect
2 153 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (9.62%) Consultant
4 99 (9.24%) Analyst
5 97 (9.06%) Support Engineer
6 93 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 69 (6.44%) Administrator
8 67 (6.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 62 (5.79%) Server Engineer
10 49 (4.58%) Support Analyst
11 48 (4.48%) Technical Architect
11 48 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 39 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
14 34 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
15 28 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (2.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 27 (2.52%) Network Engineer
17 26 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
18 23 (2.15%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.80%) Middleware
2 28 (2.61%) XML
3 22 (2.05%) HTML
3 22 (2.05%) .NET
4 19 (1.77%) Web Services
5 12 (1.12%) Application Packaging
6 10 (0.93%) XSLT
7 9 (0.84%) Rendezvous
8 8 (0.75%) LAMP
9 7 (0.65%) Ultra Messaging
10 6 (0.56%) J2EE
11 4 (0.37%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.37%) Java EE
11 4 (0.37%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.37%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.28%) CSS
13 2 (0.19%) JSP
13 2 (0.19%) Flash
13 2 (0.19%) WSH
13 2 (0.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.91%) Clustering
2 148 (13.82%) Data Centre
3 52 (4.86%) Private Cloud
4 51 (4.76%) Replication
5 50 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (4.39%) PKI
7 30 (2.80%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.43%) Celerra
9 25 (2.33%) CLARiiON
9 25 (2.33%) EMC VNX
10 24 (2.24%) EqualLogic
11 22 (2.05%) Thin Client
11 22 (2.05%) Fat Client
12 21 (1.96%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.87%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.49%) HP Storage
15 14 (1.31%) Computer Science
16 12 (1.12%) User Experience
16 12 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
17 11 (1.03%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 814 (76.00%) Windows
2 367 (34.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 304 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 232 (21.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 155 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 149 (13.91%) Linux
7 52 (4.86%) UNIX
8 48 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 43 (4.01%) Windows XP
10 33 (3.08%) Solaris
11 28 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.96%) CentOS
13 16 (1.49%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.31%) AIX
14 14 (1.31%) Android
15 12 (1.12%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.93%) HPUX
16 10 (0.93%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (22.04%) ITIL
2 166 (15.50%) Migration
3 82 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 82 (7.66%) Service Management
4 60 (5.60%) Project Management
5 51 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 49 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
7 45 (4.20%) Change Control
8 44 (4.11%) Data Protection
9 40 (3.73%) ITSM
9 40 (3.73%) Load Balancing
10 38 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 36 (3.36%) Incident Management
13 35 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (2.99%) Problem Management
14 32 (2.99%) Change Management
15 29 (2.71%) DevOps
16 28 (2.61%) Server Building
16 28 (2.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (19.05%) SQL
2 189 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 50 (4.67%) VBScript
4 28 (2.61%) Java
5 27 (2.52%) Perl
6 25 (2.33%) Python
7 23 (2.15%) C#
8 20 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.93%) VB
10 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.84%) C++
12 8 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.75%) Ruby
12 8 (0.75%) Korn
13 6 (0.56%) C++/CLI
13 6 (0.56%) C-shell
14 5 (0.47%) C
15 4 (0.37%) VBA
15 4 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 178 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 145 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (10.27%) SC Cleared
4 94 (8.78%) MCSE
5 66 (6.16%) DV Cleared
6 59 (5.51%) MCITP
7 52 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (4.39%) MCP
9 45 (4.20%) MCSA
10 44 (4.11%) CCNA
11 33 (3.08%) Degree
12 31 (2.89%) MCTS
13 27 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (1.96%) CCNP
15 17 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.03%) CCA
17 9 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.84%) ISTQB
18 6 (0.56%) IBM Certification
19 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.80%) SLA
2 17 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (1.59%) QA
3 13 (1.21%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.093%) TickIT
System Software
1 488 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 452 (42.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (13.82%) vSphere
4 96 (8.96%) XenApp
5 70 (6.54%) VMware ESX
6 60 (5.60%) XenDesktop
7 56 (5.23%) Xen
8 55 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 34 (3.17%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.99%) NFS
12 25 (2.33%) XenServer
13 19 (1.77%) KVM
14 17 (1.59%) vCloud
15 15 (1.40%) SRDF
16 14 (1.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 12 (1.12%) DFS Replication
17 12 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
17 12 (1.12%) NLBS
18 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 268 (25.02%) SCCM
2 140 (13.07%) SCOM
3 46 (4.30%) SCVMM
4 44 (4.11%) WSUS
5 25 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 23 (2.15%) Puppet
7 21 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 20 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 19 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.77%) OVSD
10 15 (1.40%) SCSM
11 13 (1.21%) SCOrch
11 13 (1.21%) Nagios
11 13 (1.21%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.93%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.84%) ARCserve
13 9 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 629 (58.73%) VMware
2 589 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 300 (28.01%) Citrix
4 241 (22.50%) HP
5 226 (21.10%) Cisco
6 108 (10.08%) EMC
7 102 (9.52%) NetApp
8 100 (9.34%) Dell
9 93 (8.68%) Oracle
10 66 (6.16%) IBM
11 61 (5.70%) Symantec
12 57 (5.32%) F5
13 51 (4.76%) CheckPoint
14 42 (3.92%) McAfee
15 36 (3.36%) Red Hat
15 36 (3.36%) Juniper
16 32 (2.99%) Veeam
17 31 (2.89%) 3PAR
18 30 (2.80%) Brocade
18 30 (2.80%) SAP
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Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Morson International (IT)
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 8 weeks initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
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Salford
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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Glasgow
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Rate: £14.00 - £18.00 per annum
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Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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Leeds
Computer Futures
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Liverpool
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