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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 204 270 301
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +31
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 514 331 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 10.67% 7.06% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 187 116
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 21
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.27 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%

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
4817 4688 4329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.60% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 2379 2012
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 537 768
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +57 471 £388 +19.23% 307
London +63 155 £425 +21.42% 76
South East +46 150 £400 +33.33% 59
Berkshire +25 44 £450 +63.63% 21
North West +17 37 £285 +3.63% 26
Buckinghamshire +3 32 £381 +17.30% 4
West Midlands +22 28 £225 -22.41% 25
Milton Keynes +8 27 £365 +12.30% 4
South West -22 27 £388 +158.33% 51
City of London +15 26 £375 +15.38% 22
Yorkshire +5 26 £363 -3.33% 41
East of England -9 26 £450 +80.00% 12
Hampshire -19 23 £325 +5.69% 11
Reading +15 21 £475 +72.72% 8
Scotland -4 18 £358 +19.36% 6
Watford +21 17 £450 -5.26% 3
Hertfordshire +11 17 £450 +24.13% 4
Warwickshire +13 16 £213 +23.18% 2
Surrey +4 16 £385 +28.33% 9
Kent 0 12 £400 +35.59% 4
Merseyside - 12 £273 -
West Yorkshire +2 11 £344 -42.70% 33
Manchester -3 11 £288 +4.54% 15
East Midlands +20 10 £325 -5.10% 13
Gloucestershire -14 9 £388 +3.33% 10
Basingstoke - 9 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £475 - 2
Leeds -6 8 £363 -3.33% 27
Wales -13 8 £431 - 6
South Wales - 8 £431 - 6

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 734 (79.09%) Windows
2 557 (60.02%) VMware
3 484 (52.16%) Microsoft
4 471 (50.75%) Active Directory
5 417 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 403 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 278 (29.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 268 (28.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 259 (27.91%) Citrix
10 240 (25.86%) MS Exchange
11 229 (24.68%) SAN
12 209 (22.52%) Cisco
13 208 (22.41%) SQL
14 191 (20.58%) SCCM
15 184 (19.83%) HP
16 179 (19.29%) Clustering
17 173 (18.64%) Security Cleared
18 162 (17.46%) ITIL
19 158 (17.03%) SQL Server
19 158 (17.03%) DNS
20 154 (16.59%) Firewall
21 153 (16.49%) SharePoint
22 147 (15.84%) Windows 7
23 145 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
24 137 (14.76%) PowerShell
25 135 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
26 129 (13.90%) LAN
27 123 (13.25%) XenApp
28 122 (13.15%) vSphere
29 121 (13.04%) Linux

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 240 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 153 (16.49%) SharePoint
3 135 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 113 (12.18%) Lync
6 85 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 77 (8.30%) IIS
8 66 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (5.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 48 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
11 44 (4.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 33 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (3.45%) OpenStack
14 24 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
15 17 (1.83%) Apache
16 12 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.97%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.97%) Eucalyptus
18 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 66 (7.11%) MS Office
3 9 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.65%) MS Project
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (4.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
3 1 (0.11%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (5.82%) Office 365
3 45 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.40%) PaaS
4 13 (1.40%) IaaS
5 10 (1.08%) SaaS
5 10 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (24.68%) SAN
2 158 (17.03%) DNS
3 154 (16.59%) Firewall
4 129 (13.90%) LAN
5 117 (12.61%) WAN
6 112 (12.07%) DHCP
7 84 (9.05%) TCP/IP
8 72 (7.76%) NAS
9 61 (6.57%) VPN
10 56 (6.03%) VLAN
10 56 (6.03%) NetScaler
11 48 (5.17%) iSCSI
12 38 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (3.99%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (3.34%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (3.23%) Network Security
15 30 (3.23%) MPLS
16 29 (3.13%) Wireless
17 21 (2.26%) SSL
17 21 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.08%) MySQL
6 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.43%) Big Data
8 4 (0.43%) HBase
8 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (1.72%) StarTeam
2 14 (1.51%) WinRunner
2 14 (1.51%) TestDirector
2 14 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
3 13 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.19%) MSI
4 11 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.32%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.11%) Selenium
8 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.11%) GCC
8 1 (0.11%) WiX
8 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (7.11%) Finance
2 19 (2.05%) Retail
3 17 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.62%) Banking
5 12 (1.29%) Legal
6 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.19%) Law
7 10 (1.08%) Games
8 6 (0.65%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Military
10 3 (0.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.32%) Marketing
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 165 (17.78%) Architect
2 120 (12.93%) Analyst
3 104 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (8.62%) Consultant
5 63 (6.79%) Technical Architect
6 60 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 59 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 58 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 50 (5.39%) Server Engineer
10 42 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 30 (3.23%) Administrator
12 28 (3.02%) Network Engineer
13 27 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 24 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
15 23 (2.48%) Wintel Analyst
16 18 (1.94%) IT Support
17 17 (1.83%) Desktop Engineer
18 16 (1.72%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.74%) Application Packaging
2 39 (4.20%) .NET
3 25 (2.69%) Middleware
4 22 (2.37%) Web Services
5 18 (1.94%) XML
6 12 (1.29%) HTML
7 9 (0.97%) Java EE
8 8 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.65%) SAP PI
9 6 (0.65%) XML Messaging
10 5 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.54%) XSLT
10 5 (0.54%) WSH
10 5 (0.54%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.32%) COM+
11 3 (0.32%) CSS
11 3 (0.32%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 179 (19.29%) Clustering
2 50 (5.39%) Replication
3 43 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.91%) PKI
6 26 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 26 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 15 (1.62%) PDA
8 13 (1.40%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.08%) NHS
10 9 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.97%) Online Games
10 9 (0.97%) Open Source
10 9 (0.97%) FlexPod
11 8 (0.86%) User Experience
11 8 (0.86%) CESG
12 7 (0.75%) Celerra
12 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.65%) iPad
13 6 (0.65%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 734 (79.09%) Windows
2 403 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 278 (29.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 268 (28.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 147 (15.84%) Windows 7
6 121 (13.04%) Linux
7 83 (8.94%) Windows XP
8 50 (5.39%) UNIX
9 27 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 26 (2.80%) Solaris
11 24 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (1.83%) AIX
13 16 (1.72%) CentOS
14 13 (1.40%) Windows 2000
15 11 (1.19%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.08%) Android
17 8 (0.86%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.46%) ITIL
2 114 (12.28%) Migration
3 84 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 68 (7.33%) Service Management
5 53 (5.71%) CRM
6 48 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 48 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 44 (4.74%) Configuration Management
8 43 (4.63%) Incident Management
9 39 (4.20%) Change Management
10 30 (3.23%) Project Management
11 29 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (2.91%) Change Control
14 26 (2.80%) Network Design
14 26 (2.80%) ITSM
15 24 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
15 24 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (2.26%) Data Protection
17 20 (2.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (22.41%) SQL
2 137 (14.76%) PowerShell
3 59 (6.36%) VBScript
4 38 (4.09%) VB
5 20 (2.16%) C#
6 18 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.19%) Perl
9 10 (1.08%) Ruby
10 9 (0.97%) Java
11 8 (0.86%) C
12 7 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.65%) PHP
13 6 (0.65%) Python
14 5 (0.54%) VBA
15 2 (0.22%) Korn
15 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 173 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 145 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (12.61%) MCSE
4 111 (11.96%) SC Cleared
5 59 (6.36%) DV Cleared
6 46 (4.96%) MCITP
7 45 (4.85%) MCSA
8 43 (4.63%) MCTS
9 41 (4.42%) MCP
9 41 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (3.99%) CCNA
10 37 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (1.51%) CCA
13 13 (1.40%) Degree
14 12 (1.29%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.08%) CCNP
16 9 (0.97%) VCP5
17 8 (0.86%) RHCSA
18 7 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.59%) SLA
2 18 (1.94%) QA
3 14 (1.51%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 471 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 417 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (13.25%) XenApp
4 122 (13.15%) vSphere
5 78 (8.41%) XenDesktop
6 53 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 49 (5.28%) Xen
8 47 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (4.09%) XenServer
10 31 (3.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 29 (3.13%) NFS
12 28 (3.02%) Terminal Services
13 19 (2.05%) KVM
14 17 (1.83%) ISA Server
14 17 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
15 16 (1.72%) UAG
15 16 (1.72%) DFS Replication
15 16 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (1.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 191 (20.58%) SCCM
2 103 (11.10%) SCOM
3 58 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 41 (4.42%) Backup Exec
5 31 (3.34%) McAfee ePO
6 28 (3.02%) Puppet
7 26 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 21 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 21 (2.26%) WSUS
9 20 (2.16%) SCDPM
10 18 (1.94%) SCOrch
10 18 (1.94%) EdgeSight
11 16 (1.72%) HP SIM
12 14 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (1.51%) NetBackup
12 14 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (1.40%) Netcool
14 12 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 12 (1.29%) WhatsUp Gold
15 11 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 557 (60.02%) VMware
2 484 (52.16%) Microsoft
3 259 (27.91%) Citrix
4 209 (22.52%) Cisco
5 184 (19.83%) HP
6 116 (12.50%) NetApp
7 94 (10.13%) Dell
8 75 (8.08%) EMC
9 59 (6.36%) McAfee
10 57 (6.14%) Oracle
11 54 (5.82%) Symantec
12 47 (5.06%) IBM
13 36 (3.88%) CheckPoint
14 33 (3.56%) F5
15 32 (3.45%) Veeam
16 31 (3.34%) Veritas
17 30 (3.23%) Sophos
18 29 (3.13%) Lumension
19 27 (2.91%) Juniper
20 26 (2.80%) AppSense
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Southampton
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Cornwall
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 350 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - 425 per day
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Rate: £100 - £105 per day
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West Sussex
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Nantwich
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Sheffield
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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