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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 59 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.66% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 19.23% 7.27% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £128 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+201.96% -71.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.80 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.18%
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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
78 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.65% 7.93% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 28
Average daily rate £365 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £124 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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
South Wales -1 12 £385 +201.96%
Mid Wales - 3 £275 -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Migration
4 10 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Dell
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Clustering
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) NAS
10 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) EMC
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (13.33%) OCP
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
11 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (13.33%) Service Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Architect
2 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) OCP
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
4 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) EMC