The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.16% 4.95% 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 37.29% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Median daily rate £250 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £41.13 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +34.61%

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

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.02% 13.29% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 24
Median daily rate £431 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% +16.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -7 1 £250 -33.33% 1
Hyper-V
North West

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL