The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 51 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.47% 0.44% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 2.13% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £268 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £408 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -12.85% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.10%  

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 94 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.16% 20.57% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 39
Median daily rate £403 £265 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.88% +2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £433 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 10
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £32.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Essex

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Essex

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Essex

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Colchester - 4 £425 -
Chelmsford - 1 £320 -
Witham - 1 - -
Hyper-V
East of England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Clustering
3 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) MCTS
4 4 (36.36%) MCITP
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) SAN

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) MCTS
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds