The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 58 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 8.86% 3.28% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £330 £213 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -16.07%
Hyper-V
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.30% 7.55% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 22
Average daily rate £333 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.70 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Server Building
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) IMAP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Fedora
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (10.00%) SCSM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Acronis
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam