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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 10 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.04% 0.76% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 4.17% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.80 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.18%
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 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.39% 18.32% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £425 £213 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (68.75%) SCCM
5 22 (68.75%) SCOM
5 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (65.63%) Citrix
7 20 (62.50%) Symantec
7 20 (62.50%) Terminal Services
7 20 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
7 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
8 12 (37.50%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.88%) VMware
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.75%) Server Building
11 6 (18.75%) Degree
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 6 (18.75%) DNS
12 5 (15.63%) Project Management
12 5 (15.63%) Dell
12 5 (15.63%) DHCP
12 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (15.63%) PKI
12 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
12 5 (15.63%) Network Design
12 5 (15.63%) SQL

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) WorkSite
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.13%) EMC Centera
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) Celerra
5 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Server Building
2 5 (15.63%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 4 (12.50%) Process Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) XenServer
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) SCCM
1 22 (68.75%) SCOM
2 20 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) Citrix
3 20 (62.50%) Symantec
4 12 (37.50%) HP
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) ServiceNow
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) EMC
7 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Nintex
8 2 (6.25%) Metastorm
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Brocade