The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.36% 0.87% 3.11%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 8.33% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Median daily rate £344 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £323 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £443 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 69 72 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 11.69% 10.48% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.39% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.98 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £23.10 £18.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Watford +1 4 - - 4
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Welwyn - 1 £388 -
Hyper-V
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Database Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) BitLocker
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
4 2 (16.67%) SCSM
5 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL