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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.46% 1.06% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 5.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

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 56 100 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.90% 21.19% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 36
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 53 25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 - 2 £325 -
Hyper-V
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Veeam

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam