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 3 months to 22 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 138 100
Rank change year-on-year +21 -38  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.60% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.29% 5.82% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 31
Median daily rate £375 £338 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +43.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £194 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £449 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +102.12% +10.58%  

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 318 395 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.85% 10.28% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 202 220
Median daily rate £379 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 62
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -5.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £16.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 11 £488 +62.50% 17
Merseyside -4 5 £188 -44.85% 2
Cheshire +19 2 £350 -19.54% 6
Lancashire +2 1 £250 -33.33% 2
Cumbria - 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) WAN
6 11 (32.35%) DHCP
6 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco
7 10 (29.41%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) Citrix
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (26.47%) Firewall
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Migration
9 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
9 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (20.59%) Office 365
10 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
10 7 (20.59%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) MPLS
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) Dell
11 6 (17.65%) CCNA
11 6 (17.65%) High Availability
11 6 (17.65%) NAS

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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) SAS
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DHCP
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
2 10 (29.41%) LAN
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 7 (20.59%) MPLS
5 6 (17.65%) NAS
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.82%) DSL
7 3 (8.82%) Internet
7 3 (8.82%) NX-OS
7 3 (8.82%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) VPLS
7 3 (8.82%) VRRP
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Unix
6 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Software Licensing
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) CCDP
3 4 (11.76%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) vMotion
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
7 6 (17.65%) Dell
8 5 (14.71%) Juniper
8 5 (14.71%) SonicWALL
9 4 (11.76%) Symantec
10 3 (8.82%) Aruba
10 3 (8.82%) HP
10 3 (8.82%) NETGEAR
10 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (5.88%) AppSense
11 2 (5.88%) Kaseya
11 2 (5.88%) Kaspersky
11 2 (5.88%) SAP
11 2 (5.88%) Synology
11 2 (5.88%) Veeam
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