The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 131 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 17 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 5.09% 10.63% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 14
Median daily rate £238 £344 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £226 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £504 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.14% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £24.25 £40.00 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.37% +126.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £36.00 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £40.00 £20.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +34.61%
Hyper-V
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
334 367 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.50% 8.83% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 140
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 63
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Manchester -2 11 £225 -35.71% 23
Cheshire -2 3 £250 -23.07% 9
Merseyside +3 2 £325 -14.75% 2
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 23 (53.49%) VMware
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.58%) Firewall
8 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 9 (20.93%) DHCP
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Migration
10 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
10 7 (16.28%) WAN
10 7 (16.28%) LAN
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 7 (16.28%) SAN
10 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.95%) vSphere
11 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 6 (13.95%) Citrix
11 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.95%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) HP

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) DHCP
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) LAN
3 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 7 (16.28%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) MPLS
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) WLAN
5 2 (4.65%) DSL
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) VRRP
6 1 (2.33%) PBX
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.98%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Analyst
2 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) DBA
3 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) IT Support
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.65%) IT Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) SIEM
5 1 (2.33%) DevOps
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) ERP
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) SOA
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) UML
5 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VB6
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CNE
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) vMotion
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) MOM
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
6 4 (9.30%) NetApp
6 4 (9.30%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) iManage
8 2 (4.65%) Avaya
8 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
8 2 (4.65%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
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