The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 104 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 25 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.83% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.54% 8.63% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 3
Average daily rate £213 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
262 197 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.20% 9.60% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 76
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 39
Average hourly rate £13.71 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.25% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.26 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 15 £288 -17.85% 4
South Yorkshire +3 8 £200 -32.20% 5
North Yorkshire -10 2 £400 -5.88% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
5 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) Citrix
7 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) HP
9 12 (32.43%) SCOM
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) vSphere
10 11 (29.73%) SCCM
11 10 (27.03%) VPN
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
12 9 (24.32%) EMC
12 9 (24.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (24.32%) Lync
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (21.62%) Data Management
13 8 (21.62%) XMPP
13 8 (21.62%) Xen
13 8 (21.62%) Master Data Management
13 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (21.62%) SAN
13 8 (21.62%) NetApp
13 8 (21.62%) MPLS
13 8 (21.62%) Firewall
13 8 (21.62%) Wireless
13 8 (21.62%) IPsec
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Lync
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) VPN
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) MPLS
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Wireless
2 8 (21.62%) IPsec
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) IT Support
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Server Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) XMPP
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (21.62%) Data Management
2 8 (21.62%) Master Data Management
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.70%) Network Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) MCSE
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CCA
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCEA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCEE
5 1 (2.70%) CCIA
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.62%) Xen
4 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 3 (8.11%) XenServer
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
7 2 (5.41%) UAG
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCOM
2 11 (29.73%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 13 (35.14%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
6 8 (21.62%) NetApp
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) AppSense
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Wyse
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade