Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 74 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 17 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.32% 0.65% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 8.95% 6.31% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
Cheshire median daily rate £265 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +27.27% +20.88%
10th Percentile £221 £245 £219
90th Percentile £355 £373 £464
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +32.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -21.43% +73.40%
North West median hourly rate £92.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +236.36% -31.25% +98.17%

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 190 111 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.71% 10.33% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 117
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £238 £157 £245
90th Percentile £503 £505 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year +5.61% -2.26% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.01% +0.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.35
90th Percentile £24.50 £35.00 £31.22
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year -3.23% +8.09% +2.43%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Warrington -6 4 £350 +27.27% 5
Chester - 3 £265 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Office 365
3 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 14 (82.35%) WAN
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
5 12 (70.59%) Migration
5 12 (70.59%) SAN
5 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (58.82%) Firewall
7 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
7 9 (52.94%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
8 8 (47.06%) VoIP
8 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 8 (47.06%) MPLS
8 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
8 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (41.18%) Capacity Management
9 7 (41.18%) Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (41.18%) Public Cloud
9 7 (41.18%) VPN
9 7 (41.18%) LDAP
9 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange

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 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Office 365
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) MPLS
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (23.53%) Skype
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (5.88%) NAS
9 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Public Cloud
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) PKI
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 3 (17.65%) Replication
5 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Migration
2 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) Capacity Management
3 7 (41.18%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
1 6 (35.29%) WSUS
2 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (23.53%) SmoothWall
3 3 (17.65%) HP SIM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
3 3 (17.65%) vMotion
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Avaya
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) Altiris
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.88%) arcserve
6 1 (5.88%) Capita
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos