The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 11 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.75% 0.27% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 23.91% 3.45% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Median daily rate £258 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £500 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £335 £400
% change year-on-year -6.71% -16.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.64% -7.44%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 29 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 11.50% 7.77% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 27
Median daily rate £325 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -30.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £362 £348
% change year-on-year -0.41% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £32.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.63% +160.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £32.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £32.50 £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Northamptonshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Northamptonshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Northampton +2 5 £325 -35.00% 1
Wellingborough - 3 £255 -
Daventry - 1 £195 -
Kettering - 1 - -
Hyper-V
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam