Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 1.56% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 7.58% 11.33% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 12
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +16.79% +3.79%
10th Percentile £213 £311 £216
90th Percentile £415 £500 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +19.08% +0.77% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - £18.50 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.14% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +5.26% -

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 211 203 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.08% 13.76% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 118 124
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -3.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £144 £134 £181
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £403 £385
% change year-on-year +5.59% +4.55% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.52% -15.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £21.25 £25.40 £16.33
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.22
% change year-on-year +6.90% +2.00% +9.35%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Citrix
4 12 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
6 10 (62.50%) Office 365
7 8 (50.00%) XenApp
7 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 5 (31.25%) Finance
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (31.25%) SCCM
10 5 (31.25%) Azure
10 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
11 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (25.00%) DHCP
11 4 (25.00%) VPN
11 4 (25.00%) DNS
11 4 (25.00%) Cisco

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) AWS
4 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) Broadband
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Server Management
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.25%) AppDNA
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Meraki