The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 17 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.39% 1.11% 9.59%
As % of the System Software category 39.39% 12.50% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
Hyper-V
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

System Software Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.29% 8.89% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £190 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -55.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £381 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) HP
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (57.14%) VMware
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 9 (32.14%) Dell
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 8 (28.57%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) SCOM
10 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.00%) Project Management
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 6 (21.43%) Network Design
11 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) 3PAR
12 5 (17.86%) EMC

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) WorkSite
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix
3 4 (14.29%) EMC Centera
3 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (14.29%) Celerra
4 3 (10.71%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) iPad
6 1 (3.57%) CMDB
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) Server Building
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Process Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
1 8 (28.57%) SCOM
2 5 (17.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Dell
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) 3PAR
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 5 (17.86%) Symantec
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 4 (14.29%) Brocade
8 3 (10.71%) Nintex
8 3 (10.71%) Metastorm
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 1 (3.57%) IBM