Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 May 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 164 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 65 36 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.66% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 6.57% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 56
North West median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £233 £208 £220
90th Percentile £525 £541 £453
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
North West median hourly rate £92.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.36% -31.25% +98.17%
10th Percentile £38.00 £26.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £151.00 £28.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +23.46% -13.83% +1.08%

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 North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 693 548 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.92% 10.09% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 336 400
North West median daily rate £400 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -0.97% +10.71%
10th Percentile £158 £163 £205
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 54 89
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +8.09% +2.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.61 £20.40 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.19 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.23% -3.13%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Manchester -18 25 £450 +5.88% 33
Cheshire 0 16 £265 -24.29% 7
Merseyside +28 13 £400 - 9
Lancashire -2 6 £520 +108.00% 6
Cumbria - 3 £288 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
4 31 (47.69%) VMware
5 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (35.38%) Office 365
7 23 (35.38%) Cisco
8 21 (32.31%) Migration
9 19 (29.23%) SAN
10 17 (26.15%) ITIL
10 17 (26.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (26.15%) Firewall
11 16 (24.62%) Clustering
11 16 (24.62%) LAN
11 16 (24.62%) WAN
12 15 (23.08%) SQL
12 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 15 (23.08%) SCOM
12 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 14 (21.54%) XenApp
13 14 (21.54%) DevOps
13 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
13 14 (21.54%) Citrix
13 14 (21.54%) Project Management
14 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (16.92%) Skype for Business
4 9 (13.85%) IIS
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
7 4 (6.15%) SAS
8 2 (3.08%) Apache
8 2 (3.08%) JBoss
8 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.54%) Confluence
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Office 365
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.23%) IaaS
3 6 (9.23%) PaaS
3 6 (9.23%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) G Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) SAN
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 16 (24.62%) LAN
3 16 (24.62%) WAN
4 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (18.46%) VPN
6 9 (13.85%) NetScaler
7 7 (10.77%) MPLS
7 7 (10.77%) VoIP
8 6 (9.23%) DNS
8 6 (9.23%) Skype
9 5 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 3 (4.62%) NAS
12 2 (3.08%) DHCP
12 2 (3.08%) HTTP
12 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.54%) VLAN
13 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Server Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) LDAP
2 4 (6.15%) JSON
3 2 (3.08%) LAMP
3 2 (3.08%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Clustering
2 9 (13.85%) PKI
3 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
5 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.46%) Linux
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Migration
2 17 (26.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 14 (21.54%) DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) Project Management
4 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.85%) Change Management
5 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
6 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.31%) High Availability
6 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.23%) Application Packaging
7 6 (9.23%) Data Management
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (9.23%) Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (9.23%) Security Patching
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VBScript
3 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.08%) Korn
3 2 (3.08%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.77%) MCSE
4 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (7.69%) CCDP
5 5 (7.69%) CCNP
5 5 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) CISM
5 5 (7.69%) CISSP
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) GCP
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) XenApp
4 11 (16.92%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (15.38%) vSphere
6 9 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (7.69%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.62%) XenServer
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) SCOM
2 10 (15.38%) SCCM
3 9 (13.85%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
5 7 (10.77%) WSUS
6 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (6.15%) Puppet
7 4 (6.15%) SCVMM
7 4 (6.15%) SmoothWall
8 3 (4.62%) HP SIM
8 3 (4.62%) IBM BigFix
8 3 (4.62%) vMotion
9 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.54%) Nagios
10 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco
4 14 (21.54%) Citrix
5 9 (13.85%) HP
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 8 (12.31%) Veritas
7 6 (9.23%) McAfee
8 5 (7.69%) Avaya
8 5 (7.69%) Bomgar
9 4 (6.15%) Brocade
9 4 (6.15%) EMC
9 4 (6.15%) Informatica
9 4 (6.15%) NetApp
9 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.62%) Altiris
10 3 (4.62%) arcserve
10 3 (4.62%) Capita
10 3 (4.62%) Ivanti
11 2 (3.08%) WatchGuard