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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 251 267 277
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 535 411 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 9.44% 7.63% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 268 202
Average daily rate
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£365 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £204 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.70 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £24.25 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%

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 5389 5060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.70% 9.65% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3217 3021 2629
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 639 579
Average hourly rate £16.92 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.78 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 September 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 September 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 +9 488 £365 +5.79% 252
London -24 139 £375 -1.31% 63
South East -10 99 £350 +7.69% 63
North West -6 57 £286 -10.54% 21
East of England +33 46 £425 +30.76% 21
South West +11 45 £350 +14.75% 27
Yorkshire +1 36 £250 -21.87% 18
Manchester -5 32 £294 +17.50% 4
City of London +12 31 £400 -3.61% 13
Berkshire +7 30 £328 -18.12% 16
North East -6 25 £500 +28.04% 4
Hertfordshire +24 23 £425 - 13
Scotland +3 23 £325 -6.47% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 22 £500 +28.04% 4
Tyne and Wear -5 22 £500 +28.04% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £450 +50.00% 5
Watford +18 18 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 18 £450 +28.57% 3
Reading +2 18 £325 -18.75% 13
Oxfordshire -8 18 £331 +10.41% 4
Surrey -11 18 £375 +11.52% 20
West Midlands +9 17 £300 -6.25% 21
Bristol +6 16 £338 +5.46% 3
Wales -6 15 £385 +224.21% 2
North Yorkshire +10 14 £250 - 2
Merseyside +5 14 £425 - 5
West Yorkshire -16 14 £325 +54.76% 13
Leeds -16 14 £325 +54.76% 9
Gloucestershire 0 13 £443 +139.18% 1
East Midlands -23 13 £325 -1.51% 13

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 770 (76.69%) Windows
2 592 (58.96%) VMware
3 538 (53.59%) Microsoft
4 444 (44.22%) Active Directory
5 425 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 312 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 294 (29.28%) Citrix
8 265 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 239 (23.80%) MS Exchange
10 236 (23.51%) SCCM
11 212 (21.12%) ITIL
12 209 (20.82%) SAN
13 208 (20.72%) Cisco
14 199 (19.82%) HP
15 198 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 195 (19.42%) PowerShell
17 194 (19.32%) DNS
18 191 (19.02%) SQL
19 170 (16.93%) SQL Server
20 165 (16.43%) Linux
21 163 (16.24%) Migration
22 162 (16.14%) Firewall
23 158 (15.74%) vSphere
24 153 (15.24%) Security Cleared
25 141 (14.04%) SCOM
26 140 (13.94%) Windows 7
27 138 (13.75%) SharePoint
28 135 (13.45%) WAN
29 130 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
30 128 (12.75%) Data Centre

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 239 (23.80%) MS Exchange
2 138 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 130 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (8.57%) IIS
5 83 (8.27%) Lync
6 71 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (3.78%) Tomcat
9 37 (3.69%) OpenStack
10 35 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 29 (2.89%) Apache
12 27 (2.69%) WebSphere
13 23 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (1.69%) JBoss
15 17 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (1.29%) IBM Notes
18 12 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 128 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 89 (8.86%) MS Office
3 17 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.50%) RMDS
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.56%) Office 365
2 74 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.99%) PaaS
5 17 (1.69%) IaaS
6 7 (0.70%) SaaS
7 5 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.100%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.100%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 209 (20.82%) SAN
2 194 (19.32%) DNS
3 162 (16.14%) Firewall
4 135 (13.45%) WAN
5 121 (12.05%) LAN
6 115 (11.45%) DHCP
7 78 (7.77%) TCP/IP
8 76 (7.57%) VLAN
9 68 (6.77%) VPN
10 56 (5.58%) NAS
11 43 (4.28%) SSL
12 42 (4.18%) MPLS
13 40 (3.98%) Network Security
14 37 (3.69%) NetScaler
15 34 (3.39%) iSCSI
15 34 (3.39%) Internet
16 33 (3.29%) HTTP
16 33 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (3.09%) Wireless
18 25 (2.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.09%) MySQL
4 26 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.89%) Big Data
6 19 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.60%) SSDT
12 6 (0.60%) HBase
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.49%) JIRA
4 13 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.90%) Subversion
8 8 (0.80%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.70%) MSI
9 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.60%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.60%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.40%) Maven
11 4 (0.40%) Ant
12 3 (0.30%) WinRunner
12 3 (0.30%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.30%) Hudson
13 2 (0.20%) WiX
General
1 108 (10.76%) Finance
2 18 (1.79%) Retail
3 17 (1.69%) Banking
4 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.10%) Publishing
6 9 (0.90%) Legal
7 8 (0.80%) Local Government
8 7 (0.70%) Back Office
9 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Marketing
12 3 (0.30%) French Language
12 3 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.100%) Games
14 1 (0.100%) Advertising
14 1 (0.100%) Automotive
14 1 (0.100%) Electronics
14 1 (0.100%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (15.44%) Architect
2 150 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 112 (11.16%) Consultant
4 103 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 91 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 90 (8.96%) Analyst
7 67 (6.67%) Administrator
8 58 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 52 (5.18%) Server Engineer
9 52 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 48 (4.78%) Technical Architect
10 48 (4.78%) Support Analyst
11 46 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
14 30 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (2.49%) Network Engineer
15 25 (2.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 24 (2.39%) 2nd Line Support
17 19 (1.89%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.29%) XML
2 26 (2.59%) Middleware
3 24 (2.39%) HTML
4 22 (2.19%) .NET
5 20 (1.99%) Web Services
6 14 (1.39%) CSS
7 12 (1.20%) Application Packaging
8 8 (0.80%) JSON
8 8 (0.80%) LAMP
8 8 (0.80%) REST
8 8 (0.80%) SOAP
8 8 (0.80%) SAML
8 8 (0.80%) XSLT
9 7 (0.70%) Rendezvous
10 6 (0.60%) J2EE
11 5 (0.50%) Java EE
11 5 (0.50%) Ultra Messaging
12 4 (0.40%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.40%) SAP PI
13 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.75%) Data Centre
2 99 (9.86%) Clustering
3 41 (4.08%) PKI
4 34 (3.39%) Replication
4 34 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 26 (2.59%) Private Cloud
7 25 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.29%) EqualLogic
9 21 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 21 (2.09%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.89%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.49%) HP Storage
12 13 (1.29%) Celerra
13 12 (1.20%) FlexPod
13 12 (1.20%) User Experience
13 12 (1.20%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.00%) Computer Science
15 8 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 770 (76.69%) Windows
2 312 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 265 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 198 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (16.43%) Linux
6 140 (13.94%) Windows 7
7 41 (4.08%) UNIX
8 40 (3.98%) Windows 8
9 36 (3.59%) Solaris
9 36 (3.59%) Windows XP
10 29 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.39%) Android
12 13 (1.29%) AIX
13 12 (1.20%) CentOS
14 11 (1.10%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.70%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.12%) ITIL
2 163 (16.24%) Migration
3 81 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (6.97%) Service Management
5 54 (5.38%) Configuration Management
6 53 (5.28%) Data Protection
7 48 (4.78%) Project Management
8 45 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (4.28%) Load Balancing
10 37 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
11 36 (3.59%) Incident Management
12 34 (3.39%) ITSM
12 34 (3.39%) Change Control
13 33 (3.29%) Problem Management
14 32 (3.19%) DevOps
15 30 (2.99%) Service Delivery
16 26 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (2.49%) CRM
18 24 (2.39%) Information Security
19 22 (2.19%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 195 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 191 (19.02%) SQL
3 42 (4.18%) VBScript
4 36 (3.59%) Perl
5 32 (3.19%) Java
5 32 (3.19%) Python
6 27 (2.69%) C#
7 21 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 19 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.39%) Ruby
11 13 (1.29%) VB
11 13 (1.29%) C++
12 12 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.80%) Korn
13 8 (0.80%) C
14 6 (0.60%) C-shell
14 6 (0.60%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.40%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 122 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (9.36%) SC Cleared
4 78 (7.77%) MCSE
5 52 (5.18%) MCITP
6 51 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 49 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (4.08%) CCNA
9 39 (3.88%) MCSA
10 36 (3.59%) MCP
11 32 (3.19%) Degree
12 29 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.99%) MCTS
14 18 (1.79%) CCNP
15 17 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.00%) CCA
17 9 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.60%) IBM Certification
19 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 4 (0.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.29%) SLA
2 23 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.59%) QA
4 13 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.20%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) TickIT
7 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 444 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 425 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (15.74%) vSphere
4 92 (9.16%) XenApp
5 62 (6.18%) VMware ESX
6 60 (5.98%) XenDesktop
7 53 (5.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 52 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (4.78%) Xen
10 37 (3.69%) Terminal Services
11 28 (2.79%) NFS
12 25 (2.49%) XenServer
13 16 (1.59%) KVM
14 14 (1.39%) NLBS
14 14 (1.39%) vCloud
15 13 (1.29%) SRDF
16 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (1.10%) ISA Server
17 10 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 236 (23.51%) SCCM
2 141 (14.04%) SCOM
3 43 (4.28%) SCVMM
3 43 (4.28%) WSUS
4 29 (2.89%) Puppet
5 26 (2.59%) Backup Exec
6 25 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 16 (1.59%) SCOrch
8 15 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (1.49%) OVSD
8 15 (1.49%) Nagios
9 12 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.20%) XenMobile
9 12 (1.20%) Ansible
10 11 (1.10%) ARCserve
11 10 (1.00%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.90%) SnapMirror
13 8 (0.80%) Nmap
14 7 (0.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 592 (58.96%) VMware
2 538 (53.59%) Microsoft
3 294 (29.28%) Citrix
4 208 (20.72%) Cisco
5 199 (19.82%) HP
6 92 (9.16%) Dell
7 84 (8.37%) EMC
8 83 (8.27%) Oracle
9 77 (7.67%) NetApp
10 75 (7.47%) IBM
11 66 (6.57%) Symantec
12 50 (4.98%) F5
13 47 (4.68%) CheckPoint
14 37 (3.69%) Red Hat
15 36 (3.59%) McAfee
15 36 (3.59%) Juniper
16 31 (3.09%) 3PAR
17 26 (2.59%) Veeam
18 23 (2.29%) SAP
19 21 (2.09%) AppSense
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Stafford
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