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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 11 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.27% - 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 44.12% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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
34 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.29% 16.51% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
Average daily rate £425 £213 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
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 £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (64.71%) Data Centre
5 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
6 18 (52.94%) HP
6 18 (52.94%) SCCM
6 18 (52.94%) SCOM
7 17 (50.00%) Citrix
8 16 (47.06%) Symantec
8 16 (47.06%) Terminal Services
8 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
8 16 (47.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (35.29%) VMware
9 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) Dell
11 8 (23.53%) Project Management
12 7 (20.59%) EMC
12 7 (20.59%) 3PAR
13 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.65%) Server Building
13 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 6 (17.65%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) Degree
14 5 (14.71%) PKI
14 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (14.71%) Asset Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) WorkSite
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) MPLS
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) PKI
4 4 (11.76%) CLARiiON
4 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix
4 4 (11.76%) EMC Centera
4 4 (11.76%) Celerra
4 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (11.76%) EMC VNX
4 4 (11.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (5.88%) iPad
5 2 (5.88%) HP Storage
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Server Building
3 5 (14.71%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Build Automation
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.71%) Network Design
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 4 (11.76%) Process Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) Terminal Services
3 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) XenServer
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCCM
1 18 (52.94%) SCOM
2 16 (47.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (11.76%) SCOrch
3 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) HP
3 17 (50.00%) Citrix
4 16 (47.06%) Symantec
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 8 (23.53%) Dell
7 7 (20.59%) EMC
7 7 (20.59%) 3PAR
8 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
9 4 (11.76%) Brocade
9 4 (11.76%) NetApp
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco
10 2 (5.88%) Metastorm
10 2 (5.88%) Nintex
10 2 (5.88%) SAP
11 1 (2.94%) IBM