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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.17% 0.31% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 18.02% 3.03% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £226 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 111 66 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.59% 10.23% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 76
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £166 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 23
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% -56.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £15.35 £40.75
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Hertfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Watford +11 16 £450 +114.28% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £650 -
Welwyn - 2 £469 -
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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (46.15%) MCSE
6 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
7 10 (38.46%) Private Cloud
8 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 9 (34.62%) SCOM
8 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 8 (30.77%) Office 365
10 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (26.92%) SAN
10 7 (26.92%) Remedy
10 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
10 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
10 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
10 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (23.08%) VMware
11 6 (23.08%) Citrix
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010

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 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Office 365
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) Yammer
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Dropbox
5 1 (3.85%) Google Drive
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (38.46%) Private Cloud
3 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Social Media
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Security
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (46.15%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) NCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.69%) SCDPM
3 2 (7.69%) SCSM
3 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Remedy
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
5 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
5 3 (11.54%) Reuters
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Facebook
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Acronis
7 1 (3.85%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Isilon