Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 17 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 0.41% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 4.00% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 20
Cheshire median daily rate £265 £275 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +2.33% -36.76%
10th Percentile £225 £230 £224
90th Percentile £350 £320 £441
North West median daily rate £300 £263 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Cheshire median hourly rate - £24.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.71% +40.00%
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +69.07% -39.38% +90.48%

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 136 125 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.37% 10.26% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 88
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £221 £123 £221
90th Percentile £570 £613 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 39
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.95% +17.39%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.36 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.07% - +7.14%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +5 4 £350 +27.27% 5
Chester - 2 £248 - 1
Crewe - 1 £265 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) Office 365
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
8 5 (29.41%) SCOM
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Replication
8 5 (29.41%) MPLS
8 5 (29.41%) NetApp
8 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) VoIP
9 4 (23.53%) LDAP
9 4 (23.53%) 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) ADSL
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) ISDN
8 1 (5.88%) Junos
8 1 (5.88%) NAS
8 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) Replication
4 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) PKI
6 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
6 2 (11.76%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Physics
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SmoothWall
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.76%) vMotion
4 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
6 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.76%) Altiris
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Veritas
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) Ivanti
8 1 (5.88%) Meraki