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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 102 85 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.85% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.97% 8.74% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
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£320 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £458 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
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
223 206 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.68% 9.73% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 96 50
Average daily rate £300 £295 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -3 7 £320 +28.00% 3
Wolverhampton -4 3 £255 +8.51%
Coventry -6 3 £400 +110.52%
Staffordshire +4 2 £190 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (87.50%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) Citrix
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (25.00%) SCCM
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.88%) HP
11 7 (21.88%) DHCP
11 7 (21.88%) DNS
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
11 7 (21.88%) SCOM
11 7 (21.88%) Migration
12 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (18.75%) MCITP
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.75%) Firewall
12 6 (18.75%) WAN
12 6 (18.75%) MCSE
12 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
13 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
13 5 (15.63%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
1 3 (9.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Data Migration Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Applications Packager
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) WSH
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Workflow
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCITP
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) KVM
5 1 (3.13%) RHEV
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Nimsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Spiceworks
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Tableau
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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