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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 120 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.27% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 8.78% 3.63% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £325 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £406
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
205 193 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.64% 7.44% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 83 106
Median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 62
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.05 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

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 26 February 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 26 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
Birmingham +7 11 £388 - 4
Dudley - 2 £103 -
Herefordshire - 2 £288 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) VMware
3 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
5 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (27.78%) Office 365
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Dell
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.00%) SAN
9 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (22.22%) Change Management
10 8 (22.22%) Migration
10 8 (22.22%) HP
10 8 (22.22%) IIS
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) Linux
11 7 (19.44%) MCSE
11 7 (19.44%) DNS
11 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 7 (19.44%) IBM
11 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (16.67%) Cisco

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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) LAN
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (16.67%) WAN
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (8.33%) Intranet
6 3 (8.33%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) 3G
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.78%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Architect
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) HPUX
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Change Management
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.11%) Escalation Management
5 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.78%) UAG
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Netcool
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Dell
4 8 (22.22%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) IBM
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) EMC
8 3 (8.33%) Veritas
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (5.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.78%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.78%) Intel
10 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.78%) SAP
10 1 (2.78%) Sitecore