Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 57 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.33% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 15.45% 2.67% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £134 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +217.76% -21.32% -47.69%
10th Percentile £381 £120 £161
90th Percentile £490 £150 £179
South Wales median daily rate £425 £134 £170
% change year-on-year +217.76% -21.32% -61.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 123 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.11% 12.27% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 47 33
Cardiff median daily rate £393 £225 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.44% -14.29% +20.00%
10th Percentile £137 £131 £128
90th Percentile £490 £425 £460
South Wales median daily rate £400 £225 £325
% change year-on-year +77.78% -30.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -14.08% +13.04%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £10.65
90th Percentile £19.88 £18.57 £17.95
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -36.59% +57.69% +8.33%

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Migration
5 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) HP
7 7 (36.84%) Dell
7 7 (36.84%) NHS
8 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
8 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) Office 365
9 5 (26.32%) XenApp
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
10 4 (21.05%) SIEM
10 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (15.79%) IIS
11 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) Service Management
11 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (10.53%) Cisco
12 2 (10.53%) SQL
12 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Architect
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Migration Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) NHS
2 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Presales
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Dell
4 7 (36.84%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) NVIDIA
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin