Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +41 - -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.54% 0.76% -
As % of the System Software category 17.86% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £250 -
UK median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.16% -24.62% +71.05%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.25% 9.42% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £143 £304 £102
90th Percentile £564 £575 £596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.07% +40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Northern Ireland

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Northern Ireland

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 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
County Antrim +41 10 - - 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) VLAN
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
1 9 (90.00%) Security Patching
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Detection
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) A+ Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Presales

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
1 9 (90.00%) VLAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 6 (60.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Security Patching
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) A+ Certification
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware