Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 182 135
Rank change year-on-year +28 -47 -12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 50 45 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 0.62% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.21% 5.99% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 65
North West median daily rate £258 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £111 £163 £208
90th Percentile £475 £445 £445
England median daily rate £350 £365 £358
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.92% +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +109.21% -7.32%
10th Percentile £13.00 £21.70 £14.70
90th Percentile £168.75 £43.00 £24.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £20.80
% change year-on-year -28.57% +34.62% -6.52%

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 609 751 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.87% 10.37% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 412 467
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £133 £171 £170
90th Percentile £543 £519 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £363
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.10% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 118
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £21.00 £22.48
England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.06% -3.13% +6.67%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +28 22 £313 +4.17% 19
Cheshire +17 10 £283 -5.83% 1
Lancashire +26 8 £169 - 2
Merseyside -10 6 £125 -62.96% 3
Cumbria - 3 £450 -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 41 (82.00%) VMware
2 37 (74.00%) Windows
3 27 (54.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (42.00%) Cisco
7 20 (40.00%) DNS
8 19 (38.00%) DHCP
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (28.00%) ITIL
10 14 (28.00%) Office 365
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (26.00%) Firewall
12 12 (24.00%) Migration
12 12 (24.00%) SAN
13 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (20.00%) Finance
15 9 (18.00%) NetApp
15 9 (18.00%) Citrix
15 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (18.00%) NAS
16 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
16 8 (16.00%) Dell
16 8 (16.00%) LAN
17 7 (14.00%) SQL
17 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
17 7 (14.00%) VPN

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 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) DNS
2 19 (38.00%) DHCP
3 13 (26.00%) Firewall
4 12 (24.00%) SAN
5 9 (18.00%) NAS
6 8 (16.00%) LAN
7 7 (14.00%) VPN
8 6 (12.00%) MPLS
8 6 (12.00%) WAN
9 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.00%) ADSL
10 4 (8.00%) ISDN
10 4 (8.00%) Junos
11 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
11 3 (6.00%) PPTP
11 3 (6.00%) VLAN
11 3 (6.00%) VoIP
11 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.00%) DSL
12 2 (4.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Designer
5 3 (6.00%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
1 4 (8.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Replication
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (2.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Online Games
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.00%) Linux
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Physics
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCIE
5 3 (6.00%) CCNP
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCITP
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) iptables
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.00%) vMotion
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) VMware
2 21 (42.00%) Cisco
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) NetApp
5 8 (16.00%) Dell
6 6 (12.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) Juniper
7 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (10.00%) Oracle
7 5 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.00%) IFS
8 4 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (8.00%) Veeam
9 3 (6.00%) Avaya
9 3 (6.00%) EMC
9 3 (6.00%) Synology
9 3 (6.00%) webMethods