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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 63 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 1.20% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 10.09% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £258 £225 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £273 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £20.60 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+79.61% -6.36%
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
68 109 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.82% 11.89% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 47
Median daily rate £360 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £623 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £35.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Knutsford - 2 - -
Chester -6 1 £190 -15.55%
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Local Government
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) IaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) PaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business

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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (15.38%) Engine Yard
4 2 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MCollective
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 7 (53.85%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
4 2 (15.38%) Nagios
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve