The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.61% 2.57% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 7.27% 14.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 8
Median daily rate - £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -15.55% -5.26%  

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 177 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 8.37% 17.51% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 107 80
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% +96.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Reading

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Reading

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

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (15.38%) WSUS
8 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC