Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 August 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 84 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.20% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 7.27% 2.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £363 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -16.67% +79.38%
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.50
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £88.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -71.67% +105.23% +126.32%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 220 150 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.45% 12.33% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 107
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -16.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £163 £199 £258
90th Percentile £498 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +19.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.18 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.46% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.19 £10.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £23.38 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.57%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Cheshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -2 4 £400 +14.29%
Warrington - 4 £400 - 2
Crewe - 2 - -
Chester - 1 £265 - 1
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Office 365
6 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco
7 8 (50.00%) SAN
7 8 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) Migration
7 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (37.50%) Puppet
9 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
9 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
9 6 (37.50%) MPLS
10 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 5 (31.25%) VPN
10 5 (31.25%) LDAP
10 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
10 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (31.25%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (31.25%) DevOps

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Office 365
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Skype
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (6.25%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) NAS
9 1 (6.25%) Network Security
9 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Server Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (18.75%) SCOM
4 3 (18.75%) WSUS
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (12.50%) SmoothWall
6 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
6 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Altiris
5 1 (6.25%) arcserve
5 1 (6.25%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos