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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 136 132 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 26 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.72% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 7.36% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 22
Median daily rate £375 £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £347 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.59 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.26% -10.46%
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
429 367 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.86% 9.84% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 157
Median daily rate £400 £300 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 67 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £20.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire -11 8 £435 +93.33% 3
Manchester -19 7 £300 +39.53% 16
Merseyside +1 6 £340 - 3
Lancashire +7 5 £375 +82.92% 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 56 (69.14%) VMware
3 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
4 38 (46.91%) Windows Server
5 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (39.51%) Clustering
6 28 (34.57%) Citrix
7 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
8 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
9 21 (25.93%) SCCM
10 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (20.99%) HP
12 17 (20.99%) Veritas
13 16 (19.75%) SQL
13 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
14 15 (18.52%) Time Management
15 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
15 14 (17.28%) Migration
15 14 (17.28%) Linux
15 14 (17.28%) SAN
16 13 (16.05%) DNS
17 12 (14.81%) DHCP
17 12 (14.81%) SCOM
17 12 (14.81%) Office 365
18 11 (13.58%) IaaS

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 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) IIS
3 7 (8.64%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.81%) Office 365
3 11 (13.58%) IaaS
4 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (11.11%) PaaS
5 3 (3.70%) SaaS
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.47%) Engine Yard
6 2 (2.47%) GitHub
6 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.47%) Heroku
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) SAN
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 12 (14.81%) DHCP
4 11 (13.58%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) LAN
5 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.94%) Firewall
6 4 (4.94%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.94%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.70%) Skype
7 3 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.47%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.23%) DMZ
9 1 (1.23%) IPsec
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.94%) ClearQuest
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (11.11%) Local Government
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Architect
4 9 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.94%) IT Architect
9 4 (4.94%) IT Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) MCollective
4 1 (1.23%) J2EE
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Clustering
2 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.94%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.28%) Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.41%) AIX
7 6 (7.41%) HPUX
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 4 (4.94%) Unix
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.47%) CentOS
9 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (18.52%) Time Management
3 14 (17.28%) Migration
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (6.17%) Converged Infrastructure
7 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) SDLC
9 2 (2.47%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.17%) Ruby
4 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.94%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.88%) MCSA
5 5 (6.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.17%) MCITP
6 4 (4.94%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.47%) CCNA
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.64%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Firmware
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) SCCM
2 12 (14.81%) SCOM
3 6 (7.41%) WSUS
4 5 (6.17%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.94%) Ansible
5 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.94%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) Nagios
6 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.47%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.47%) vMotion
8 1 (1.23%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.23%) Legato
8 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) VMware
2 28 (34.57%) Citrix
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.99%) HP
4 17 (20.99%) Veritas
5 11 (13.58%) Cisco
6 9 (11.11%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) IBM
8 5 (6.17%) Dell
8 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.94%) NetApp
9 4 (4.94%) Sun
10 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.47%) BMC
10 2 (2.47%) Google
10 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.23%) Apple
11 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard
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