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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / North West
Rank 108 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 23 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.54% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 8.46% 17.05% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 14
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £414 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £28.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +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
272 346 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.28% 9.06% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 173 108
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 54
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.97 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +21.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.14 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +18 13 £350 +7.69% 22
Cheshire +16 4 £275 +7.31% 7
Merseyside -6 3 - - 3
Lancashire -10 3 £250 -33.33% 3
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 22 (56.41%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.77%) WAN
8 11 (28.21%) Firewall
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (23.08%) LAN
10 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
11 8 (20.51%) SAN
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
13 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.38%) vSphere
13 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Dell
13 6 (15.38%) CCNA
14 5 (12.82%) Symantec
14 5 (12.82%) NetApp
14 5 (12.82%) Juniper
14 5 (12.82%) Linux
14 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
14 5 (12.82%) CCIE

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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 4 (10.26%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (7.69%) NX-OS
6 3 (7.69%) VPLS
6 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) High Availability
2 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (7.69%) SOA
2 3 (7.69%) UML
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) ERP
3 2 (5.13%) Release Management
3 2 (5.13%) SIEM
3 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.56%) DNA
4 1 (2.56%) Server Hardening
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) VB6
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) CCDP
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) PMP
7 1 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.13%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.56%) KVM
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) MOM
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
7 6 (15.38%) Dell
8 5 (12.82%) Juniper
8 5 (12.82%) NetApp
8 5 (12.82%) Symantec
9 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.69%) Aruba
10 3 (7.69%) EMC
10 3 (7.69%) HP
11 2 (5.13%) Kaseya
11 2 (5.13%) Kaspersky
11 2 (5.13%) Oracle
11 2 (5.13%) SAP
11 2 (5.13%) Splunk
12 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
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