The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 83 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.90% 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.15% 9.38% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £435 £228 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.20% -18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -
Hyper-V
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
136 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.47% 9.58% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 33
Median daily rate £428 £427 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +58.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £750 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 29
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £33.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -56.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 6 £435 +93.33% 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (80.77%) Citrix
3 20 (76.92%) VMware
4 16 (61.54%) Windows
5 15 (57.69%) SCCM
6 14 (53.85%) Migration
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco
8 11 (42.31%) WAN
9 10 (38.46%) Linux
10 9 (34.62%) HP
10 9 (34.62%) Clustering
10 9 (34.62%) Office 365
11 8 (30.77%) Local Government
11 8 (30.77%) VCE vBlock
11 8 (30.77%) FlexPod
11 8 (30.77%) Dell
11 8 (30.77%) IBM
11 8 (30.77%) Sun
11 8 (30.77%) AIX
11 8 (30.77%) HPUX
11 8 (30.77%) Solaris
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 7 (26.92%) SCOM
13 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
13 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (34.62%) Office 365
3 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 4 (15.38%) PaaS
3 4 (15.38%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Engine Yard
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (11.54%) Skype
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (30.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (26.92%) IT Architect
3 7 (26.92%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Architect
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (3.85%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MCollective
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 9 (34.62%) Clustering
3 8 (30.77%) FlexPod
3 8 (30.77%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
3 8 (30.77%) HPUX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (19.23%) MCITP
1 5 (19.23%) MCSA
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Intune
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Citrix
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 9 (34.62%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) Dell
6 8 (30.77%) IBM
6 8 (30.77%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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