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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 103 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.01% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 7.93% 9.81% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £193 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £441 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
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
227 214 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.78% 10.28% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 103 63
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £24.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 29 August 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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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 -1 7 £320 - 4
Coventry -9 3 £400 +110.52% 2
Staffordshire +1 2 £190 -
Wolverhampton -4 2 £255 +17.24%
Walsall - 2 - -
Shropshire -4 1 £250 -44.44%
Warwickshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (26.67%) SCCM
8 8 (26.67%) Migration
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) SCOM
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (20.00%) MCITP
10 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
10 6 (20.00%) MCSE
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.67%) Firewall
11 5 (16.67%) SCVMM
11 5 (16.67%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) WLAN
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) WSH
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Workflow
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCITP
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) SCOM
3 5 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) Spiceworks
6 2 (6.67%) Meru Networks
6 2 (6.67%) Nimsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Tableau