Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 6 months to 23 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 61 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.54% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 17.95% 5.88% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Lancashire median daily rate £100 - £250
North West median daily rate £265 £300 £310
% change year-on-year -11.67% -3.23% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 -
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.33% +4.29% +66.67%

Hyper-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 68 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.57% 10.48% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 67
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -3.70% +19.68%
10th Percentile £266 £123 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £466
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -15.94% -15.85%
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Lancashire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 1 - - 2
Blackpool - 1 £300 - 1
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) IFS
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
4 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) webMethods
5 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) iptables
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) IFS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) webMethods
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) AppSense
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CommVault
6 1 (14.29%) Kaseya
6 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 1 (14.29%) Lotus
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds