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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 21 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.86% 2.80% 12.50%
As % of the System Software category 17.65% 27.27% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.14% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +34.61%
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
17 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.19% 10.28% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £153 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Product Management
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) IPsec
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (30.00%) F5
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Replication
7 4 (20.00%) Clustering
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (30.00%) IPsec
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) SAML
2 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (20.00%) Clustering
4 4 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (10.00%) iPad
5 2 (10.00%) PKI
6 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Product Management
2 7 (35.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Database Security
5 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Nintex
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto