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 3 months to 30 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 9.62% 6.49% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £280 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +31.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £280 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £280 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £405
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 77 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.36% 11.26% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 30
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £189 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -3.03%  
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 Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) IIS
5 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) HP
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) MCSE
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
8 4 (22.22%) Problem Management

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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) 3G
6 1 (5.56%) DMZ
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Intranet
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Architect
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Escalation Management
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.56%) Acronis
9 1 (5.56%) Juniper
9 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
9 1 (5.56%) NetApp
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
9 1 (5.56%) Veeam
9 1 (5.56%) Veritas