The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / East Midlands
Rank 81 78 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 19 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.27% 1.05% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 9.13% 10.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
Median daily rate £255 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.16% -16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £413 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £416
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 208 169 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.93% 10.41% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 88 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £126 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 37
Median hourly rate £12.26 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.67% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.70 £19.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the East Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the East Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the East Midlands

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 9 £258 - 4
Leicestershire 0 6 £250 - 4
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £338 - 6
Derbyshire -16 1 - - 5
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) VMware
6 13 (48.15%) SCCM
7 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 12 (44.44%) DNS
8 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
8 11 (40.74%) Dell
8 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (37.04%) DHCP
9 10 (37.04%) HP
10 9 (33.33%) IIS
10 9 (33.33%) VBScript
10 9 (33.33%) Wireless
10 9 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (29.63%) EPoS
11 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
12 7 (25.93%) Citrix
13 6 (22.22%) SAN
13 6 (22.22%) Sun
13 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 5 (18.52%) Linux
14 5 (18.52%) Retail
14 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (18.52%) vSphere

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (22.22%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) ADSL
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) EPoS Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Support
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Presales
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.70%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) vRealize
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Dell
4 10 (37.04%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 6 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (14.81%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) Brocade
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
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