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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 63 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% 0.75% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 6.56% 7.14% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £255 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -34.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £19.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.18% -12.00%
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
61 112 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.14% 10.49% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 65 45
Median daily rate £340 £364 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £241 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -27.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) SCOM
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) IaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (25.00%) Local Government
6 3 (25.00%) SaaS

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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Engine Yard
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
3 2 (16.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MCollective
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (16.67%) Cobbler
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam