The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 9.77% 7.53% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £122 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £443 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £336 £395
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -14.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
133 146 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.90% 8.12% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 71 44
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £172 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.12 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) LAN
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) High Availability
10 4 (16.00%) CCIE
10 4 (16.00%) CCDP
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) VPLS
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (12.00%) SCOM
11 3 (12.00%) MPLS

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
4 3 (12.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) VPLS
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCDP
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Aruba
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec