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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / North West
Rank 114 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 12.92% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 16
Median daily rate £275 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £183 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £35.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £40.00 £31.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
272 325 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.39% 8.36% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 109
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 60
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +16 11 £288 - 21
Cheshire +9 5 £275 +4.76% 4
Merseyside - 3 - - 4
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco
8 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 10 (26.32%) WAN
9 9 (23.68%) Citrix
9 9 (23.68%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) SAN
12 6 (15.79%) SQL
12 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.79%) vSphere
13 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) Migration
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
13 5 (13.16%) DHCP
13 5 (13.16%) DNS
13 5 (13.16%) NetApp
13 5 (13.16%) Dell
13 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) LAN
1 10 (26.32%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) PBX
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Architect
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (7.89%) High Availability
3 3 (7.89%) SOA
3 3 (7.89%) UML
4 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) DNA
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) VB6
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNA
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCIE
3 3 (7.89%) CCDP
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.26%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.63%) KVM
7 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) MOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.16%) Dell
5 5 (13.16%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 3 (7.89%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) ION Trading
7 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Avaya
8 2 (5.26%) iManage
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Splunk
9 1 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago