Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.59% 1.13% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 10.77% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £283 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.59% -1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £284 £225 £236
90th Percentile £420 £384 £334
North West median daily rate £349 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +16.33% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £39.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -55.77% +60.82% -30.71%

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 148 130 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.54% 10.48% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 81
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +6.53%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £140
90th Percentile £476 £623 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -24.00% +19.85%
10th Percentile £14.84 £11.15 £11.95
90th Percentile £19.56 £29.10 £25.25
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +2 3 £375 -6.25% 6
Chester +2 2 £255 +10.87% 1
Knutsford - 2 £400 -
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) SCOM

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Management
3 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (14.29%) SmoothWall
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee