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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 11 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.57% 0.76% 4.88%
As % of the System Software category 73.08% 12.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +1.81%
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
26 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.57% 6.11% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £269 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -36.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) HP
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (56.76%) VMware
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) SCCM
6 13 (35.14%) SCOM
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
8 11 (29.73%) Dell
9 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
9 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
10 9 (24.32%) Project Management
11 8 (21.62%) Symantec
11 8 (21.62%) Citrix
11 8 (21.62%) Terminal Services
11 8 (21.62%) Degree
11 8 (21.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 7 (18.92%) DNS
12 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
13 6 (16.22%) Network Design
13 6 (16.22%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) WorkSite
3 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) MPLS
2 5 (13.51%) LAN
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Applications Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix
2 4 (10.81%) EMC Centera
2 4 (10.81%) PKI
2 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (10.81%) Celerra
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) FreeBSD
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Change Control
4 5 (13.51%) Data Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Quality Management
4 5 (13.51%) Process Management
4 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
4 8 (21.62%) Terminal Services
5 5 (13.51%) XenServer
5 5 (13.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
1 13 (35.14%) SCOM
2 8 (21.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) HP
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Dell
4 8 (21.62%) Symantec
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) Metastorm
6 4 (10.81%) Brocade
6 4 (10.81%) Nintex
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow