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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 2.05% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 18.00% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £312 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £431 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £43.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.58% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 69 100 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 11.96% 11.40% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 89 63
Median daily rate £375 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £219 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 32
Median hourly rate £19.66 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.28% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £17.27 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
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 Reading

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

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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (14.29%) Microservices
7 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
7 1 (14.29%) Skype

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile First
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Packer
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) RedGate
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com