The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 54 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.33% 0.84% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 5.06% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £414 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% -40.85%  
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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 33 79 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 10.89% 16.60% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 63 32
Median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £290 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Kent

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Kent

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Canterbury - 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware