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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 64 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 1.29% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 13.64% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £300 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -16.66%
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
66 110 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 9.45% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 38
Median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 23
Median hourly rate £14.86 £13.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -27.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Engine Yard
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) Heroku
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) WLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MCollective
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam