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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / Midlands
Rank - 29 21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category - 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £417
% change year-on-year -12.85% -16.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -26.92% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 2.61% 3.47% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £488 £500 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +138.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £590 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008

Hyper-V
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) SAP