The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 32 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% 4.60% -
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.57% 10.34% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
Hertfordshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft