The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 4.67% -
As % of the System Software category - 28.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -15.55% -5.26%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 25 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 8.74% 16.67% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Median daily rate £295 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.88% +1.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £14.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.72 £35.00 £15.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Chester

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Chester

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Chester