The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 109 106 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.43% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 4.69% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -10.62%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
179 213 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.10% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 85 99
Average daily rate £310 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 3 £300 -6.25% 12
Wolverhampton +4 2 £225 -
Shropshire -3 1 £338 +35.00% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £200 - 1
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) LAN
8 10 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (26.67%) PKI
9 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) MCSE
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (16.67%) HP
12 5 (16.67%) SCCM
12 5 (16.67%) SCOM
13 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
13 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (13.33%) SCOrch

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) WAN
1 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) DHCP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Server Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Server Support
3 3 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) AppSense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago