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 3 months to 23 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 83 98
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 1.74% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 4.57% 14.39% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £306 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +283.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +102.12% +9.30%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 285 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.54% 12.06% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 134 152
Median daily rate £363 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 36
Median hourly rate £17.83 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £22.27 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Reading -1 3 £400 +6.73% 7
Newbury +3 2 £268 -
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) vSphere
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) SCOM
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (31.58%) Ansible
6 6 (31.58%) vRealize
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) Puppet
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Docker
8 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (10.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VSAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) FlexPod
2 2 (10.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) VCDX
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (21.05%) Docker
5 3 (15.79%) vCloud
6 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
1 6 (31.58%) vRealize
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) vMotion
4 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Packer
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) Unicenter
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Nimsoft
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Sage
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) SunGard