Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 139 111
Rank change year-on-year +16 -28 +24
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 43 15 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 0.40% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 8.90% 3.99% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 36
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.07%
10th Percentile £222 £275 £309
90th Percentile £490 £465 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.31% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.00 £54.08 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.48% +24.94% -
10th Percentile £41.50 £51.69 £25.86
90th Percentile £44.50 £55.46 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -57.14% +183.78% -38.33%

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 483 376 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.13% 10.04% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 189 315
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £166 £165 £159
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 44
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.26% -23.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.90 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.25 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% -10.29%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +7 18 £385 -3.81% 11
Slough -4 3 £325 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £175 - 1
Newbury -13 2 £400 +49.53% 1
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 30 (69.77%) Office 365
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Citrix
5 16 (37.21%) VMware
5 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.23%) SCCM
6 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) Firewall
8 10 (23.26%) EMC
8 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) VPN
9 9 (20.93%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
9 9 (20.93%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (18.60%) Cisco
10 8 (18.60%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) WAN
11 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.28%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) SLA
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.63%) SAN
13 5 (11.63%) Problem Management

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) Office 365
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) VPN
3 7 (16.28%) WAN
4 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 5 (11.63%) Network Security
5 5 (11.63%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) Skype
7 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.33%) DHCP
9 1 (2.33%) IPsec
9 1 (2.33%) SSL
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) OS/2
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.30%) B2C
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Management
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) DoDAF
7 1 (2.33%) ETL
7 1 (2.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) Presales
7 1 (2.33%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Citrix
1 16 (37.21%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) EMC
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 3 (6.98%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) Capita
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) CommVault
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard