Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.90% 0.34% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 3.65% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Cheshire median daily rate £306 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +10.17% -30.18%
10th Percentile £225 £273 £233
90th Percentile £396 £338 £523
North West median daily rate £265 £300 £310
% change year-on-year -11.67% -3.23% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £19.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.57% +75.00%
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.33% +4.29% +66.67%

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 156 137 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.69% 9.35% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 78 110
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +23.97%
10th Percentile £171 £140 £202
90th Percentile £571 £590 £626
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -13.37%
10th Percentile £11.05 £13.18 £9.92
90th Percentile £20.55 £21.45 £29.85
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £400 - 1
Crewe - 1 £265 -
Runcorn - 1 £375 - 1
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Replication
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNXe
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Meraki
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam