The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 62 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.57% 0.87% -
As % of the System Software category 7.27% 8.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£128 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
55 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.79% 10.55% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 16
Average daily rate £310 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.89 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.40 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Wales region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Wales region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South Wales -11 4 £128 -71.66% 5
North Wales - - - - 1
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) vSphere
6 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 8 (50.00%) Symantec
7 7 (43.75%) Remedy
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) vCloud
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) HP
9 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (31.25%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (31.25%) XenServer
9 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Support
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) vCloud
4 5 (31.25%) XenServer
4 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (31.25%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 8 (50.00%) Symantec
5 7 (43.75%) Remedy
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Sophos
7 2 (12.50%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco