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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 140 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 24 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.62% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 13.19% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 21
Median daily rate £313 £243 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.86% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -4.54%
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
392 455 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 12.28% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 239 151
Median daily rate £375 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 51
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £22.20 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -4 7 £435 +95.50% 6
Manchester -44 7 £300 +9.09% 16
Merseyside -4 5 £340 - 1
Lancashire +2 3 - - 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (77.33%) Windows
2 50 (66.67%) VMware
3 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 29 (38.67%) Clustering
6 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
9 22 (29.33%) SCCM
10 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (28.00%) Citrix
11 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
12 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
14 17 (22.67%) SQL
14 17 (22.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (21.33%) Veritas
16 15 (20.00%) Time Management
16 15 (20.00%) DNS
17 13 (17.33%) HP
17 13 (17.33%) DHCP
18 12 (16.00%) SAN
18 12 (16.00%) SCOM
19 11 (14.67%) IaaS
19 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
19 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (14.67%) ITIL

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 (12.00%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.67%) IaaS
3 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (12.00%) Office 365
4 9 (12.00%) PaaS
5 3 (4.00%) SaaS
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) Engine Yard
6 2 (2.67%) GitHub
6 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.67%) Heroku
7 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) DHCP
3 12 (16.00%) SAN
4 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 3 (4.00%) LAN
6 3 (4.00%) Skype
6 3 (4.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.67%) DMZ
7 2 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.33%) Local Government
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Project Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (2.67%) MCollective
4 1 (1.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Clustering
2 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) Linux
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.67%) CentOS
8 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.67%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (20.00%) Time Management
3 11 (14.67%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (9.33%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps
6 5 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.33%) High Availability
7 4 (5.33%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.67%) SDLC
9 2 (2.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) Ruby
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
5 4 (5.33%) MCITP
5 4 (5.33%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) CCNP
8 1 (1.33%) CNE
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (9.33%) XenApp
4 6 (8.00%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Firmware
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 22 (29.33%) SCCM
3 12 (16.00%) SCOM
4 7 (9.33%) WSUS
5 6 (8.00%) SCVMM
6 5 (6.67%) SCOrch
7 4 (5.33%) Ansible
7 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.33%) Puppet
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (4.00%) Nagios
9 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.67%) vMotion
10 1 (1.33%) EdgeSight
10 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (1.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) VMware
2 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.00%) Citrix
4 16 (21.33%) Veritas
5 13 (17.33%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) BMC
8 2 (2.67%) Google
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) iManage
9 1 (1.33%) Novell
9 1 (1.33%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
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