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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 51 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 21 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.81% 1.46% 2.74%
As % of the System Software category 17.80% 15.28% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £417
% change year-on-year -12.85% -16.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.10%  

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 118 72 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 15.80% 9.59% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 29
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.38 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.96 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Milton Keynes

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 35 (92.11%) SC Cleared
1 35 (92.11%) Security Cleared
2 34 (89.47%) Windows
3 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
4 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
7 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (39.47%) VMware
8 13 (34.21%) MCSA
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
9 12 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
10 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.95%) SCCM
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco
11 10 (26.32%) CCNP
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
12 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
12 9 (23.68%) Change Management
13 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
14 7 (18.42%) Citrix
14 7 (18.42%) DHCP
14 7 (18.42%) DNS
14 7 (18.42%) Replication
14 7 (18.42%) Forcepoint
14 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (15.79%) Server Building

Hyper-V
Top Related 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) Skype
5 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MSI
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Wintel Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Packager
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Unix
8 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
1 12 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (23.68%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Server Building
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.16%) ITSM
4 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) Presales
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (92.11%) SC Cleared
1 35 (92.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (34.21%) MCSA
4 10 (26.32%) CCNP
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.79%) CCNA
5 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (13.16%) MCP
7 4 (10.53%) CCIE
8 3 (7.89%) MCDBA
9 2 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.16%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (13.16%) ISA Server
4 5 (13.16%) UAG
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) Forcepoint
4 6 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.26%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec