Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 145 129
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 30 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 5.50% 6.94% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 32
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -1.46% -35.53%
10th Percentile £145 £215 £147
90th Percentile £539 £548 £523
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £43.28 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.32% -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £43.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year -58.41% +170.50% -28.89%

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 545 490 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.27% 11.40% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 258 249
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +9.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £227 £205 £163
90th Percentile £581 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -18.79% +24.67%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £39.28 £53.75 £43.82
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +4 8 £430 +72.00% 5
Maidenhead +1 6 £513 - 2
Newbury - 6 £150 -
Slough +6 3 £330 -49.23%
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 12 (40.00%) Python
6 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (36.67%) DevOps
8 10 (33.33%) Ansible
8 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 9 (30.00%) Docker
9 9 (30.00%) Puppet
9 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 8 (26.67%) SOA
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) Groovy
11 7 (23.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (23.33%) Maven
11 7 (23.33%) JIRA
11 7 (23.33%) User Stories
11 7 (23.33%) Salt
11 7 (23.33%) pytest
11 7 (23.33%) Trello

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 (23.33%) Confluence
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) IBM Domino
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) IaaS
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (23.33%) Slack
1 7 (23.33%) Trello
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.67%) Office 365
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) FTP
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) IPsec
4 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) OpenVPN
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) git-flow
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) pytest
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
1 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 2 (6.67%) SUSE
8 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) SOA
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Microservices
5 6 (20.00%) Release Management
6 4 (13.33%) Chat Support
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) C-shell
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Korn
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) RHCE
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) Docker
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) Openswan
6 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) NFS
7 1 (3.33%) pfSense
7 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Ansible
1 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
3 7 (23.33%) Salt
4 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 4 (13.33%) SCOM
6 3 (10.00%) vRealize
7 2 (6.67%) CFEngine
7 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
7 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
7 2 (6.67%) Unicenter
7 2 (6.67%) vMotion
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Nimsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 2 (6.67%) Vyatta
7 2 (6.67%) WSO2