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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 17 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.65% 13.29% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% 73.08% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £395 £290
% change year-on-year
-16.45% +36.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -16.07%
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
16 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.16% 18.18% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £210 £410 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +52.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £478 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SAP