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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 116 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 1.40% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.19% 12.40% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%
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
188 250 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.37% 11.32% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 92 66
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 73 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.85 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% +53.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £29.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 3 - - 7
Wolverhampton +2 1 £325 +44.44%
Staffordshire -6 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V.

1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 6 (18.75%) Dell
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) SCOM
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) IBM
8 4 (12.50%) NetApp

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) PTC Creo
2 2 (6.25%) Windchill
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.38%) Presales
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) PDM
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) NCIE
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) SCSM
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Citrix
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Dell
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Lotus
5 3 (9.38%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) ANSYS
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) Kofax
7 1 (3.13%) Acronis
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle