Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 154 183
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 -41
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 69 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 0.89% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 8.28% 8.20% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 25
North West median daily rate £375 £258 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.63% -14.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £212 £111 £163
90th Percentile £500 £475 £445
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £41.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.07% +3.14% +109.21%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.00 £21.70
90th Percentile £134.95 £168.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year +14.46% -27.19% +37.02%

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 833 610 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.07% 10.88% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 380 410
North West median daily rate £378 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.66% +16.15%
10th Percentile £148 £132 £174
90th Percentile £588 £544 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 50 83
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.93% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.98 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.02 £43.00 £21.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 41 £350 +12.00% 28
Cheshire -4 13 £400 +41.59% 10
Merseyside +8 6 £358 +186.00% 14
Lancashire -21 5 £250 +48.15% 9
Cumbria -4 2 £313 -30.56%
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 58 (84.06%) Windows
2 45 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 38 (55.07%) VMware
4 34 (49.28%) Office 365
5 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.99%) Cisco
8 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
8 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
9 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (27.54%) Citrix
9 19 (27.54%) Firewall
10 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (21.74%) SAN
12 14 (20.29%) Migration
13 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (17.39%) WAN
13 12 (17.39%) LAN
13 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (15.94%) XenApp
14 11 (15.94%) SCCM
14 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
14 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (15.94%) VPN
15 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
15 10 (14.49%) Linux

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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) Office 365
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 2 (2.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.45%) G Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) SAN
3 12 (17.39%) LAN
3 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 11 (15.94%) VPN
5 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.14%) DHCP
6 7 (10.14%) DNS
7 6 (8.70%) Skype
8 5 (7.25%) MPLS
8 5 (7.25%) VoIP
9 3 (4.35%) NAS
9 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.90%) VSAN
11 1 (1.45%) HTTP
11 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
2 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (4.35%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.35%) MSI
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.45%) Banking
1 1 (1.45%) Local Government
1 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Field Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) LAMP
4 1 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) Windows
2 45 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.49%) Linux
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.45%) Debian
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (20.29%) Migration
3 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.49%) DevOps
5 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.80%) ITSM
9 4 (5.80%) Network Design
9 4 (5.80%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (5.80%) Software Licensing
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.35%) Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
10 3 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCSE
3 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) CCDP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) CISM
7 2 (2.90%) CISSP
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCITP
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) XenApp
4 9 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.80%) Docker
7 3 (4.35%) XenServer
8 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.90%) vSphere
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.45%) NFS
9 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) Puppet
4 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.80%) WSUS
5 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (4.35%) Nagios
5 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.35%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) VMware
2 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.99%) Cisco
4 19 (27.54%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) HP
6 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.35%) McAfee
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 2 (2.90%) arcserve
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Juniper
7 2 (2.90%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
7 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.45%) Avaya
8 1 (1.45%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) Symantec