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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 55 35
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 1.20% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 10.64% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £134 £170 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.32% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -12.85% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.10%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 42 47 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.65% 11.27% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 9
Median daily rate £225 £175 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £132 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £460 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware