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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 0.51% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 7.87% 5.39% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +29.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £417
% change year-on-year -11.42% -16.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% +9.47%  

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 127 167 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.73% 9.40% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 50
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Manchester

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) vSphere
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) CCIE
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) CCDP
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) High Availability
8 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (15.79%) Aruba
8 3 (15.79%) Office 365
8 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.79%) SCOM

Hyper-V
Top Related 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) VPLS
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCDP
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) Aruba
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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