The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 105 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 17 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.55% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 9.55% 6.70% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £450 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £405 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £465 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Median hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-36.42% +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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
178 194 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.38% 8.25% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 68 90
Median daily rate £325 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 70
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.00 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £21.25 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Birmingham +9 13 £350 -15.15% 3
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £395 - 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
4 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (34.29%) Office 365
6 12 (34.29%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (28.57%) SAN
8 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (25.71%) Migration
9 9 (25.71%) Dell
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) MCSE
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix
10 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
10 8 (22.86%) Change Management
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) IBM
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) Incident Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.71%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) IPv4
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.86%) HTTP
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.86%) SNMP
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Architect
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Architect
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) AIX
10 1 (2.86%) HPUX
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
5 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) MCITP
6 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CCA
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) UAG
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) Netcool
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) EMC
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco
8 3 (8.57%) Veritas
9 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.71%) Juniper
9 2 (5.71%) NetApp
10 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.86%) Intel
10 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.86%) SAP
10 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
10 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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