Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 November 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
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 55 67
Rank change year-on-year +31 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 35 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.69% 0.18% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 35.00% 1.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 11
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £225 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -38.78% +194.00%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £268
90th Percentile £390 £238 £385
South Wales median daily rate £280 £375 £385
% change year-on-year -25.33% -2.60% +208.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.38 - £36.00
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - £36.00

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 100 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.26% 11.05% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 65
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.12% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £124 £105 £205
90th Percentile £426 £550 £413
South Wales median daily rate £240 £406 £343
% change year-on-year -40.92% +18.61% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -32.35% +41.67%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.60 £10.63
90th Percentile £18.75 £15.65 £28.00
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Cardiff

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Cardiff

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 25 (71.43%) Citrix
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) XenApp
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
5 16 (45.71%) ITIL
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (42.86%) Migration
6 15 (42.86%) NHS
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
8 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (25.71%) Service Management
10 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
11 6 (17.14%) Release Management
11 6 (17.14%) SCOM
11 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
11 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
11 6 (17.14%) Veritas
11 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 6 (17.14%) LAN
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) WAN
12 5 (14.29%) HP
12 5 (14.29%) Dell
12 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (14.29%) Degree
12 5 (14.29%) Office 365
13 4 (11.43%) CCAA

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (11.43%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (17.14%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) POP3
4 3 (8.57%) SMTP
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) HBase
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Support
7 1 (2.86%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) NHS
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.71%) LIMS
6 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Migration
3 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
4 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Information Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITSM
7 2 (5.71%) Proactive Management
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) CCAA
3 3 (8.57%) CCA
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) XenApp
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (11.43%) XenServer
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) iptables
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Citrix
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Veritas
4 5 (14.29%) Dell
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) AppSense