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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 8 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 1.39% -
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.45% -8.33%
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%
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
24 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.86% 6.25% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate £450 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (50.00%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) Dell
8 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (40.00%) SCCM
9 11 (36.67%) SCOM
9 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
10 9 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (30.00%) Symantec
11 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
12 7 (23.33%) Puppet
13 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 6 (20.00%) DHCP
13 6 (20.00%) Citrix
13 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
14 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 5 (16.67%) Project Management
14 5 (16.67%) SSH
14 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (16.67%) PKI
15 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
15 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DHCP
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) SSH
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Celerra
3 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix
3 3 (10.00%) EMC Centera
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) FreeBSD
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
3 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (6.67%) Process Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) Korn
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 11 (36.67%) SCOM
3 9 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (23.33%) Puppet
5 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (10.00%) SCSM
6 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) HP
3 13 (43.33%) Dell
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Symantec
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Metastorm
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) Nintex