The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 111 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.71% 3.24% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
221 216 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.22% 9.99% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 77
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £137 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 36
Average hourly rate £13.98 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
West Yorkshire -5 4 £318 - 14
South Yorkshire +5 1 £450 - 11
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 6
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 11 (45.83%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) SCCM
6 9 (37.50%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) SCOM
8 7 (29.17%) XenApp
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) EMC
10 5 (20.83%) CCNA
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
11 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) Migration

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) DSL
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Data Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
2 4 (16.67%) CCA
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCEA
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCAA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
5 4 (16.67%) vSphere
6 3 (12.50%) XenServer
6 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
7 2 (8.33%) Xen
7 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) SCOM
3 3 (12.50%) SCVMM
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) HP
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Wyse
6 3 (12.50%) AppSense
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) Adobe
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat