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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 80 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 28 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.91% 4.70% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£225 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -14.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 - £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.58%
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
235 149 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.03% 7.04% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 45
Average daily rate £285 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 33 37
Average hourly rate £16.41 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.80 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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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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
Warwickshire +13 16 £213 +23.18% 3
Birmingham - 5 £350 - 10
Worcestershire -1 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £163 - 3
Coventry 0 1 £310 +6.89% 1
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 3
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (46.15%) Citrix
5 18 (46.15%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (28.21%) WAN
8 11 (28.21%) LAN
8 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) vSphere
10 9 (23.08%) ITIL
11 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) DHCP
11 8 (20.51%) HP
11 8 (20.51%) DNS
11 8 (20.51%) XenApp
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.95%) MCSE
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 5 (12.82%) CCA
14 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (12.82%) MCITP
14 5 (12.82%) SCOM
15 4 (10.26%) PKI
15 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (10.26%) MCTS
15 4 (10.26%) SCOrch

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) WAN
1 11 (28.21%) LAN
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Support Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (20.51%) Server Support
4 8 (20.51%) Server Support Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Server Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
10 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Line Management
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.95%) MCSE
2 5 (12.82%) CCA
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCITP
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
3 4 (10.26%) CCEA
3 4 (10.26%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) vSphere
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.56%) KVM
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOrch
3 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) Citrix
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) AppSense
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
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