Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 17 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 217 159
Rank change year-on-year +58 -58 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 90 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 0.60% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 9.27% 6.08% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 35
Midlands median daily rate £325 £295 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -5.60% -5.30%
10th Percentile £225 £185 £214
90th Percentile £438 £475 £450
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 8
Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.52% -36.54%
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £28.40 £16.88 £26.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -28.57% +23.08% +1.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 971 970 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.88% 9.85% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 526 348
Midlands median daily rate £360 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £174 £135 £159
90th Percentile £539 £525 £481
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 107 155
Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% - -
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.00 £10.07
90th Percentile £27.38 £20.76 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.57 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -1.56% +6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hyper-V in the Midlands

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
East Midlands +29 53 £315 -3.08% 12
West Midlands +28 36 £340 +18.26% 17
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 77 (85.56%) Windows
2 57 (63.33%) VMware
3 54 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 46 (51.11%) Active Directory
5 39 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (32.22%) SCCM
8 28 (31.11%) HP
8 28 (31.11%) Cisco
9 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 25 (27.78%) SAN
11 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (26.67%) Data Centre
12 21 (23.33%) Office 365
13 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (18.89%) NetApp
15 16 (17.78%) Unix
15 16 (17.78%) Citrix
15 16 (17.78%) Linux
16 15 (16.67%) ITIL
16 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 14 (15.56%) IBM
17 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
18 13 (14.44%) Firewall
18 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
19 12 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
19 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
20 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (8.89%) JBoss
4 7 (7.78%) Apache
4 7 (7.78%) IIS
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.67%) iPlanet
5 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.33%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (23.33%) Office 365
3 7 (7.78%) IaaS
4 6 (6.67%) PaaS
5 4 (4.44%) SaaS
6 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) SAN
2 13 (14.44%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.11%) DNS
4 10 (11.11%) NAS
5 9 (10.00%) LAN
6 6 (6.67%) DHCP
6 6 (6.67%) WAN
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) LDAP
8 4 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
9 3 (3.33%) Network Security
9 3 (3.33%) VLAN
10 2 (2.22%) Converged Networks
10 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.11%) FCoE
11 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.11%) Skype
11 1 (1.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) OLAP
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.11%) Power BI
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
1 4 (4.44%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.11%) Back Office
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (8.89%) Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.78%) Administrator
4 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) EPoS Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Server Support
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) J2EE
2 3 (3.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) DHTML
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
4 1 (1.11%) MDX
4 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 10 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.89%) Clustering
4 7 (7.78%) HP Storage
5 5 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 5 (5.56%) Replication
6 4 (4.44%) EPoS
7 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.11%) CESG
9 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.11%) PKI
9 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 77 (85.56%) Windows
2 54 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.78%) Linux
5 16 (17.78%) Unix
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
7 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.89%) AIX
9 7 (7.78%) HPUX
9 7 (7.78%) Solaris
10 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.44%) SUSE
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.11%) Android
13 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.78%) Migration
4 7 (7.78%) Server Building
4 7 (7.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.67%) High Availability
5 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.67%) Line Management
5 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.22%) Change Control
8 2 (2.22%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.22%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) VBScript
4 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.22%) C-shell
4 2 (2.22%) Korn
4 2 (2.22%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.11%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 39 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (12.22%) Terminal Services
4 10 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (10.00%) vSphere
6 6 (6.67%) KVM
6 6 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.33%) XenApp
9 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (11.11%) SafeCom
2 10 (11.11%) WSUS
3 8 (8.89%) SCOM
4 7 (7.78%) SCVMM
5 5 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (4.44%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.33%) OpenView
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) VMware
2 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.11%) Cisco
3 28 (31.11%) HP
4 17 (18.89%) NetApp
5 16 (17.78%) Citrix
6 14 (15.56%) IBM
7 11 (12.22%) Symantec
8 10 (11.11%) McAfee
8 10 (11.11%) Wyse
9 9 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 9 (10.00%) Oracle
10 8 (8.89%) Dell
10 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.78%) EMC
11 7 (7.78%) Sun
12 6 (6.67%) PlateSpin
12 6 (6.67%) Veritas
13 5 (5.56%) F5
14 4 (4.44%) Meraki