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 3 months to 22 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 17.86% 1.72% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £280 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +102.12% +10.58%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 58 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 10.45% 12.11% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 28
Median daily rate £280 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +18.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.96 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £24.20 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Cardiff +9 10 £280 - 2
Hyper-V
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) XenServer
6 4 (33.33%) CCAA
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) POP3
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) CCA
7 3 (25.00%) NHS
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Kafka
8 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services

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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) POP3
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) HBase
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCAA
3 3 (25.00%) CCA
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft