The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 2.34% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 8.77% 15.56% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £268 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £471 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £145.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +683.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 57 90 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.25% 15.03% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 121 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £22.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Oxfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Oxfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Oxfordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Oxfordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford 0 4 £350 -17.64% 2
Thame - 1 £400 -
Hyper-V
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (33.33%) IaaS
6 4 (33.33%) PaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (8.33%) High Availability
9 1 (8.33%) vSphere
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos