The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.40% 0.61% 3.95%
As % of the System Software category 16.07% 5.19% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 22
Median daily rate £450 £488 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £458 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 112 77 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.91% 11.76% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 54
Median daily rate £400 £430 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.92%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
3 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
4 29 (76.32%) SC Cleared
4 29 (76.32%) VMware
5 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (63.16%) ITIL
5 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
7 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (50.00%) Citrix
10 18 (47.37%) Change Management
10 18 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (39.47%) HP
12 14 (36.84%) Linux
12 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
13 13 (34.21%) MCSE
13 13 (34.21%) MCP
13 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
13 13 (34.21%) ITIL V3
14 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (31.58%) SQL
14 12 (31.58%) SCCM
15 11 (28.95%) Firewall
15 11 (28.95%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (28.95%) Unix
15 11 (28.95%) Service Management
16 10 (26.32%) IIS

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) IIS
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
5 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.53%) Apache
6 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) BIG-IP
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
5 4 (10.53%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) ADSL
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.63%) IPv4
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
4 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (10.53%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Replication
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
5 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (36.84%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) Unix
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
9 4 (10.53%) Solaris
10 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
11 2 (5.26%) CentOS
12 1 (2.63%) Debian
12 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Change Management
2 18 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
3 13 (34.21%) ITIL V3
4 11 (28.95%) Service Management
5 9 (23.68%) ITSM
6 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
10 3 (7.89%) Migration
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 1 (2.63%) CRM
12 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.63%) Project Management
12 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) SC Cleared
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (34.21%) MCP
3 13 (34.21%) MCSE
4 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) MCSA
6 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (18.42%) CCNA
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.79%) CCNP
9 3 (7.89%) MCDBA
9 3 (7.89%) MCITP
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.95%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (13.16%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (13.16%) ISA Server
4 5 (13.16%) UAG
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 5 (13.16%) OVSD
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) OpenView
6 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) F5
7 6 (15.79%) Forcepoint
7 6 (15.79%) ServiceNow
8 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) StorageTek
8 4 (10.53%) Sun
9 3 (7.89%) Remedy
10 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
10 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.63%) Dell
11 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
11 1 (2.63%) Juniper
11 1 (2.63%) Veeam