Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 February 2020 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 74 95
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.62% 6.95% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Birmingham median daily rate £213 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.88% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £187 £283 £334
90th Percentile £365 £438 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £330 £368
% change year-on-year +28.79% -10.20% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.13% -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -7.50% +23.08%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 191 187 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.78% 14.19% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 137
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £124 £175 £154
90th Percentile £591 £496 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 23
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.93% -29.03%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.25 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.75 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% +7.14% -6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Birmingham

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) G Suite
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle