The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.32% 1.70% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 8.51% 9.84% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £175 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.13% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £410 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £490 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 61 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.56% 17.33% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 34
Median daily rate £213 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £489 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.18% +174.07%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Cambridge

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Mimecast
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Master's Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) GAMP
2 1 (11.11%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle