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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 124 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 6.28% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Median daily rate £398 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £419 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.80 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+75.48% -5.45%
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
335 207 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.69% 8.66% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 103 86
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 55
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.81 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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
Shropshire -27 6 £488 +44.44%
Staffordshire - 4 £420 -
Birmingham -18 2 £363 +20.83% 4
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £500 +122.22% 1
Herefordshire -5 1 £375 -9.63%
Worcestershire - 1 £135 - 2
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Windows Server
3 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
4 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (36.59%) VMware
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
10 9 (21.95%) Wireless
10 9 (21.95%) Dell
11 8 (19.51%) IBM
11 8 (19.51%) LAN
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.51%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (17.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.07%) Citrix
12 7 (17.07%) IPv4
12 7 (17.07%) Internet
13 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (14.63%) Office 365
13 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
13 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop

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 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Office 365
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) WAN
2 9 (21.95%) Wireless
3 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 8 (19.51%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (17.07%) Internet
4 7 (17.07%) IPv4
5 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
5 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) OSPF
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) HDInsight
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.44%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Azure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Server Support
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Windows Server
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Fedora
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Server Building
3 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning
5 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.44%) Presales
6 1 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) Tcl
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.44%) CCA
7 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
5 5 (12.20%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.44%) KVM
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) Dell
5 8 (19.51%) IBM
6 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 2 (4.88%) Aruba
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) F5
9 2 (4.88%) Google
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.44%) Acronis
10 1 (2.44%) Adobe
10 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam