The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 96 49
Rank change year-on-year +18 -47  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.40% 2.85%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 3.55% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 31
Median daily rate £488 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £189 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £345 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £19.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 124 197 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.88% 11.15% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 102 112
Median daily rate £440 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £16.13 £22.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Manchester

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Manchester

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Manchester

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
Stockport - 3 - - 3
Salford - 1 £450 -
Hyper-V
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (26.09%) IaaS
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 5 (21.74%) High Availability
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) NAS
8 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
8 4 (17.39%) Office 365
8 4 (17.39%) vSphere
8 4 (17.39%) CCDP
8 4 (17.39%) CCIE
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) SQL

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) NAS
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
5 3 (13.04%) PPTP
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) VPLS
5 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCDP
3 4 (17.39%) CCIE
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) Aruba
7 3 (13.04%) Avaya
7 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 3 (13.04%) SonicWALL
7 3 (13.04%) Synology
7 3 (13.04%) Veeam
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp