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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 121 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 23 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 7.42% 9.75% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
Median daily rate £288 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-15.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+111.84% -15.55%
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
310 236 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.56% 9.46% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 114 102
Median daily rate £348 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £209 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 55
Median hourly rate £13.84 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £33.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Birmingham -12 6 £363 +20.83% 5
Staffordshire -2 4 £510 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £275 - 5
Coventry -12 3 £190 -
Solihull 0 1 £275 - 5
Worcestershire -1 1 £135 - 2
Herefordshire -3 1 £450 +8.43%
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Hyper-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (45.00%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) Dell
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Office 365
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) WAN
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco
12 8 (20.00%) Citrix
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.50%) IBM
13 7 (17.50%) LAN
13 7 (17.50%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
13 7 (17.50%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
14 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
14 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
14 6 (15.00%) NetScaler

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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (22.50%) Office 365
3 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.00%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (15.00%) IPv4
3 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (15.00%) Wireless
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (7.50%) OSPF
6 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) HDInsight
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.00%) Unix
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.50%) AIX
10 1 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Server Building
3 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Database Security
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) SIEM
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Tcl
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 4 (10.00%) MCSA
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CCA
6 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GPG13
1 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.50%) UAG
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) Netcool
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Dell
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) Aruba
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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