Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 77 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -17
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 23 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.55% 1.27% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 11.17% 10.40% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% +3.79% +10.00%
10th Percentile £311 £216 £247
90th Percentile £500 £481 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +1.54% -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 206 173 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.86% 12.21% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 125 91
Birmingham median daily rate £373 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +3.33% +8.30%
10th Percentile £135 £185 £163
90th Percentile £541 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.11 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -15.78% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £16.24 £23.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +9.35% -13.33%

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 19 September 2018.

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

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Office 365
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (39.13%) SCCM
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) XenApp
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (21.74%) GDPR
9 5 (21.74%) Software Licensing
9 5 (21.74%) IaaS
9 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) PaaS
9 5 (21.74%) SCOM
9 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
10 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (21.74%) IaaS
4 5 (21.74%) PaaS
5 4 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) OneDrive
5 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365 Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365 Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) CGI
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) Memcached
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Licensing
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) Debian
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (21.74%) Software Licensing
4 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) BCP
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) VBScript
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) NFS
5 2 (8.70%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) Squid
5 2 (8.70%) Varnish
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.70%) Xen
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (39.13%) SCCM
3 5 (21.74%) SCOM
4 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
4 4 (17.39%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (13.04%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (13.04%) WSUS
6 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
6 2 (8.70%) Nagios
6 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.70%) Puppet
6 2 (8.70%) WMI
7 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Wyse
7 2 (8.70%) Asigra
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Splunk
7 2 (8.70%) WSO2
8 1 (4.35%) Capita