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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 131 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 25 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 7.29% 9.52% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 11
Median daily rate £294 £298 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £20.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 - £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -16.66%
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
343 441 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.68% 9.83% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 242 184
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 61 66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.45 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £21.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Manchester -1 13 £244 -2.50% 24
Merseyside -1 7 £413 -2.94%
Cheshire -1 3 £300 +9.09% 5
Lancashire - 2 - -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 27 (55.10%) VMware
4 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
5 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (26.53%) DHCP
8 13 (26.53%) DNS
9 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
10 10 (20.41%) SCCM
10 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.41%) ITIL
10 10 (20.41%) Firewall
11 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
11 9 (18.37%) Citrix
11 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (16.33%) vSphere
12 8 (16.33%) HP
12 8 (16.33%) SQL
12 8 (16.33%) Migration
12 8 (16.33%) Clustering
13 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
14 6 (12.24%) LAN
14 6 (12.24%) Linux

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 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) SAS
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.04%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.20%) Office 365
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.08%) Engine Yard
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.08%) Heroku
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) DHCP
1 13 (26.53%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (8.16%) SAN
4 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.12%) MPLS
5 3 (6.12%) WLAN
6 2 (4.08%) DMZ
6 2 (4.08%) DSL
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 2 (4.08%) Skype
6 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
1 4 (8.16%) ClearQuest
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) DBA
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) MCollective
3 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (12.24%) Linux
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.08%) CentOS
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.08%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.08%) SDLC
7 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.08%) SIEM
7 2 (4.08%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.08%) Web Operations
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.16%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) MCSA
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CNE
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) vSphere
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Firmware
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 5 (10.20%) WSUS
3 4 (8.16%) Ansible
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.16%) Puppet
3 4 (8.16%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.08%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 2 (4.08%) vMotion
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Citrix
4 8 (16.33%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) iManage
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) BMC
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.08%) Splunk
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