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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 5.63% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £330 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +40.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.22 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

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 75 71 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.18% 8.71% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 31
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £31.05 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
8 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) SafeCom
8 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
8 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Meraki

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) DHTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
1 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) SafeCom
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Meraki
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Wyse
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Informatica
6 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds