Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 123 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 42 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 8.79% 8.98% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 6
Berkshire median daily rate £383 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £246 £222 £263
90th Percentile £539 £490 £425
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.75 £43.00 £54.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.33% -20.48% +24.94%
10th Percentile £51.83 £41.50 £51.69
90th Percentile £56.68 £44.50 £55.46
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £22.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +92.22% -57.14% +191.67%

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 478 479 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.09% 11.99% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 222 193
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £163 £166
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.82 £17.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.71% +22.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £19.13 £11.98 £10.85
90th Percentile £51.73 £43.83 £30.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.20%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -1 24 £400 +3.90% 10
Newbury 0 5 - - 3
Bracknell - 2 £300 - 1
Maidenhead +5 1 - - 2
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 15 (35.71%) Migration
6 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (23.81%) SCCM
9 9 (21.43%) vSphere
10 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.05%) IaaS
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (16.67%) JDBC
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) ODBC
11 7 (16.67%) SMTP
11 7 (16.67%) MSI
11 7 (16.67%) InstallShield
11 7 (16.67%) Citrix
11 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (16.67%) Ivanti
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

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 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.05%) IaaS
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (14.29%) Office 365
5 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (9.52%) PaaS
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.76%) Datadog
7 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SMTP
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 7 (16.67%) MSI
2 6 (14.29%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Applications Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Server Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) JDBC
1 7 (16.67%) ODBC
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.76%) Kafka
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (11.90%) Application Packaging
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Leadership
3 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (9.52%) Personalization
4 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
1 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) vSphere
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (7.14%) Docker
7 2 (4.76%) LXC
7 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
8 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.38%) iptables
8 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Packer
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Google
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) New Relic
6 2 (4.76%) Splunk
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto