Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 147 132
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 -18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 30 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 6.05% 5.18% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 13
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £225 £148 £218
90th Percentile £450 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.65
South East median hourly rate £22.63 £16.50 £55.65
% change year-on-year +37.12% -70.35% +168.19%

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 496 541 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.01% 13.27% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 309 232
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% - +16.44%
10th Percentile £215 £231 £251
90th Percentile £585 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £16.74 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30% -30.31%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.40 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.75 £55.39
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -14.29%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -6 9 £325 -19.75% 11
Bracknell - 5 £339 - 2
Newbury +2 3 £350 +133.33% 1
Maidenhead +2 1 - - 1
Slough -11 1 £145 -56.06% 3
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Office 365
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
6 8 (26.67%) IIS
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (23.33%) Network Security
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Citrix
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) SCCM
9 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.00%) Linux
11 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.00%) Dell

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 8 (26.67%) IIS
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.33%) Datadog
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) COBIT
1 2 (6.67%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.33%) iptables
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) Packer
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
6 2 (6.67%) Canon
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Lumension
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki
7 1 (3.33%) MKS
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) New Relic
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec