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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 121 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 28 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 2.04% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 16.70% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 22
Median daily rate £300 £253 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £207 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £443 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -12.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.60 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+77.18% -6.36%
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
378 461 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.30% 12.21% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 240 154
Median daily rate £375 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 51
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 25 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
Merseyside -3 10 £350 -22.22% 2
Manchester -50 9 £300 +9.09% 16
Cheshire -5 4 £258 +14.44% 5
Lancashire -3 3 - - 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 58 (80.56%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) VMware
3 44 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
5 28 (38.89%) Clustering
6 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (26.39%) SCCM
10 19 (26.39%) Citrix
11 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
12 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (22.22%) DNS
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
12 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (20.83%) DHCP
13 15 (20.83%) HP
13 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (19.44%) Veritas
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (18.06%) Time Management
15 13 (18.06%) Innovation Management
16 11 (15.28%) SCOM
16 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
17 10 (13.89%) IaaS
17 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (13.89%) IIS
2 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.89%) IaaS
3 9 (12.50%) Office 365
3 9 (12.50%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) SaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.78%) Engine Yard
5 2 (2.78%) GitHub
5 2 (2.78%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.78%) Heroku
6 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) DNS
2 15 (20.83%) DHCP
3 10 (13.89%) SAN
4 5 (6.94%) Firewall
5 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.17%) Skype
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) DMZ
7 2 (2.78%) DSL
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) MPLS
7 2 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) VRRP
7 2 (2.78%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 6 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) MCollective
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Clustering
2 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Windows
2 44 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
6 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.78%) CentOS
8 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.78%) Unix
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (18.06%) Innovation Management
2 13 (18.06%) Time Management
3 9 (12.50%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps
6 5 (6.94%) High Availability
6 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.56%) Python
2 4 (5.56%) Ruby
3 3 (4.17%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.94%) MCSA
5 4 (5.56%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) MCITP
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.39%) CCNP
8 1 (1.39%) CNE
8 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (11.11%) vSphere
3 8 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 19 (26.39%) SCCM
3 11 (15.28%) SCOM
4 7 (9.72%) WSUS
5 5 (6.94%) SCOrch
5 5 (6.94%) SCVMM
6 4 (5.56%) Ansible
6 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.56%) Puppet
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (4.17%) Nagios
7 3 (4.17%) vMotion
8 2 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.78%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
9 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.39%) Legato
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) VMware
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Citrix
4 15 (20.83%) HP
5 14 (19.44%) Veritas
6 8 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) BMC
9 2 (2.78%) Google
9 2 (2.78%) iManage
9 2 (2.78%) NetApp
9 2 (2.78%) NETGEAR
9 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.78%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.39%) Novell
10 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
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