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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 96 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 1.25% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 10.65% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 25
Median daily rate £475 £350 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -16.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -15.55% -5.26%  

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 185 291 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.11% 11.71% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 175 185
Median daily rate £356 £353 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -8 4 - - 4
Slough - 2 £500 - 1
Wokingham +1 1 £250 -23.07% 2
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (33.33%) vSphere
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) SCCM
8 7 (25.93%) SCOM
9 6 (22.22%) Puppet
9 6 (22.22%) Ansible
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (22.22%) vRealize
10 5 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (18.52%) Presales
10 5 (18.52%) NetApp
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) SLA
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) Perl

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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (14.81%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (14.81%) SoftLayer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) VSAN
5 3 (11.11%) Skype
5 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) FlexPod
2 4 (14.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (18.52%) Presales
2 4 (14.81%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (14.81%) Demand Management
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) C
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) VCDX
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (18.52%) Docker
5 4 (14.81%) vCloud
6 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) vRealize
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
5 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) Nimsoft
6 3 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Genesys
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) SAP