The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / South West
Rank 122 106 127
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 14 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 1.30% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 11.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 12
Median daily rate £264 £343 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.99% -16.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £221 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £435 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £336 £395
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -14.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £75.00 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -28.57%
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
294 349 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 11.66% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 206 149
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the South West region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the South West region.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire -9 7 £343 +24.54% 2
Gloucestershire -4 4 £212 -29.33% 1
Dorset +2 2 £264 +55.14% 1
Bristol -5 1 - - 3
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
4 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
5 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
8 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.95%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) DNS
11 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) Docker
12 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco
12 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.63%) Clustering
13 6 (14.63%) Python
13 6 (14.63%) LAN
13 6 (14.63%) WAN
13 6 (14.63%) Packer
13 6 (14.63%) Ansible
13 6 (14.63%) DevOps
13 6 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (9.76%) Office 365
3 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Local Government
1 1 (2.44%) Military
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Consultant
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.88%) VMS
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
2 6 (14.63%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Database Security
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.51%) Docker
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) Packer
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
1 6 (14.63%) Terraform
2 5 (12.20%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) PowerCLI
3 3 (7.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) Sun
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy