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 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 121 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 1.49% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 7.96% 12.96% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 16
Median daily rate £325 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £216 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £440 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £39.75 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 - £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £19.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.18% -12.00%
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
339 486 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.74% 11.48% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 266 187
Median daily rate £375 £320 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 64
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.35 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.03% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £24.20 £45.00
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 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 26 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 +6 9 £413 +13.79%
Manchester -35 8 £250 -9.50% 14
Cheshire +10 4 £325 +27.45% 4
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 29 (55.77%) VMware
4 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
7 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (26.92%) Citrix
8 13 (25.00%) DHCP
8 13 (25.00%) DNS
9 12 (23.08%) Clustering
9 12 (23.08%) SCCM
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (21.15%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (19.23%) SQL
11 10 (19.23%) ITIL
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
12 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.38%) XenApp
13 8 (15.38%) vSphere
13 8 (15.38%) Skype for Business
13 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (13.46%) IaaS
14 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
14 7 (13.46%) SCOM

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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 7 (13.46%) IIS
4 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.85%) SAS
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.46%) IaaS
4 6 (11.54%) Office 365
4 6 (11.54%) PaaS
5 3 (5.77%) SaaS
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.85%) Engine Yard
6 2 (3.85%) GitHub
6 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DHCP
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) SAN
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) MPLS
4 3 (5.77%) Skype
4 3 (5.77%) WLAN
5 2 (3.85%) DMZ
5 2 (3.85%) DSL
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (3.85%) VRRP
6 1 (1.92%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.69%) ClearQuest
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Local Government
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Architect
1 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) MCollective
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Clustering
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.54%) Linux
7 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.85%) CentOS
9 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (7.69%) High Availability
5 4 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.77%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) SDLC
7 2 (3.85%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.85%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.85%) Web Operations
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) MCSE
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CNE
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) vSphere
3 8 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.85%) Firmware
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (13.46%) SCOM
4 5 (9.62%) WSUS
5 4 (7.69%) Ansible
5 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.69%) Puppet
5 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
6 3 (5.77%) vMotion
7 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (3.85%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.85%) Nagios
8 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 11 (21.15%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) BMC
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) iManage
7 2 (3.85%) NETGEAR
7 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
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