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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.96% 4.90% 14.40%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% 50.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-36.42% +34.61%

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
11 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.78% 9.80% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £189 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £22.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £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 17 January 2017, 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Product Management
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Converged Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) SCCM
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) IPsec
4 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) F5
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (26.32%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (26.32%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Replication
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) 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 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (26.32%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (21.05%) Clustering
4 4 (21.05%) Replication
5 2 (10.53%) iPad
5 2 (10.53%) PKI
6 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
6 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) VMS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Product Management
2 7 (36.84%) Converged Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Database Security
4 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Nintex
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto