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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 5 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 17 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.41% 1.83% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 62.96% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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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
27 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.88% 7.34% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (48.00%) SCCM
6 11 (44.00%) SCOM
6 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) Dell
8 9 (36.00%) Symantec
8 9 (36.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (28.00%) Puppet
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix
10 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
10 6 (24.00%) DHCP
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 5 (20.00%) SSH
11 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) PKI
12 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
12 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
12 4 (16.00%) Linux

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) WorkSite
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DHCP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SSH
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) FreeBSD
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.00%) Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Change Control
2 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (8.00%) Process Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Data Security
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Product Management
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) Korn
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) SCOM
3 9 (36.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (28.00%) Puppet
5 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (12.00%) SCSM
6 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) Dell
4 9 (36.00%) Symantec
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Nintex
6 2 (8.00%) Metastorm
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR