Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 18 September 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 142 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 39 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.00% 0.53% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 9.13% 4.35% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 27
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £262 £200 £235
90th Percentile £412 £525 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.00 £55.65 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +28.58% -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £55.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year -59.57% +209.17% +20.00%

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

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 427 483 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.00% 12.10% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 247 258
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +2.67% -3.54%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £194
90th Percentile £552 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.89% +9.57% -32.71%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.20 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.82% -12.14%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Berkshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 17 £385 +6.94% 8
Bracknell - 4 £315 - 3
Maidenhead -2 1 £175 -65.00% 1
Slough -4 1 - -
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 26 (66.67%) Office 365
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) Citrix
7 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) VMware
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) SCCM
10 10 (25.64%) DV Cleared
10 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
10 10 (25.64%) EMC
11 9 (23.08%) Network Security
11 9 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (17.95%) Migration
13 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco
14 6 (15.38%) IIS
14 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
15 5 (12.82%) ITIL
15 5 (12.82%) PaaS
15 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (10.26%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (66.67%) Office 365
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.82%) PaaS
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.56%) Datadog
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) Network Security
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.13%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) JSP
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) B2C
4 4 (10.26%) Operations Management
5 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.13%) Server Management
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Presales
7 1 (2.56%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 9 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Packer
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Citrix
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) EMC
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Capita
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) EqualLogic
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Canon
7 1 (2.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) MKS
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) New Relic
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard