The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Hyper-V
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.84% - 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 8.82% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £333 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +102.12% +10.58%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 34 39 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.47% 12.15% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 23
Median daily rate £353 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £117 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Bedfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Bedfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Bedfordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Luton - 3 £333 -
Hyper-V
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec