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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 20 5 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.19% 15.74% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 60.71% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £413 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
5 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.32% 25.93% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate £413 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +147.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Process Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Records Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) iManage