Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 86 86
Rank change year-on-year +50 0 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 41 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.36% 0.27% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 27.33% 2.44% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 13
South Wales median daily rate £280 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -2.60% +208.00%
Wales median daily rate £280 £525 £376
% change year-on-year -46.67% +39.53% +201.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - £36.00
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - £36.00

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 150 123 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.94% 10.93% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 80
South Wales median daily rate £280 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +16.79% +10.48%
10th Percentile £130 £128 £210
90th Percentile £438 £550 £413
Wales median daily rate £280 £413 £343
% change year-on-year -32.12% +20.44% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 18
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.65 £10.03
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £25.15
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in South Wales

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in South Wales

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in South Wales

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +33 36 £280 +24.44%
Monmouthshire - 3 £185 -
Newport +18 2 £190 -
Hyper-V
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 26 (63.41%) Citrix
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (48.78%) XenApp
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (39.02%) ITIL
7 15 (36.59%) NHS
7 15 (36.59%) Migration
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
9 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
10 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
10 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (21.95%) Service Management
13 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
14 7 (17.07%) NetBackup
15 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
15 6 (14.63%) Veritas
15 6 (14.63%) WAN
15 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
15 6 (14.63%) LAN
15 6 (14.63%) Release Management
15 6 (14.63%) SCOM
15 6 (14.63%) Office 365
16 5 (12.20%) Degree
16 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (12.20%) HP
16 5 (12.20%) Dell
16 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) POP3
5 3 (7.32%) SMTP
6 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) HBase
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Migration Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.44%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) NHS
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) FMCG
5 2 (4.88%) LIMS
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Migration
3 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
4 9 (21.95%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.63%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security
6 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) SIEM
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Information Governance
7 2 (4.88%) Information Management
7 2 (4.88%) ITSM
7 2 (4.88%) Proactive Management
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.44%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCAA
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCA
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) XenApp
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.88%) iptables
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.63%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Citrix
3 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Veritas
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) NVIDIA
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec