The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.25% 1.63% 5.07%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 8.70% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11 23 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 13.75% 18.70% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 15
Median daily rate £265 £308 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% -27.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.74 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVZ
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVZ
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco