The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 112 127
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.83% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 5.05% 6.96% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 12
Median daily rate £269 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £294 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -25.00%  
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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 297 345 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.52% 11.87% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 199 159
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 42
Median hourly rate £15.89 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £8.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £41.30 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Gloucestershire +9 7 £200 -55.55% 2
Wiltshire +3 5 £525 +46.34% 3
Bristol -13 1 £350 -6.66% 6
Devon - 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 31 (68.89%) Windows
1 31 (68.89%) VMware
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
6 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.67%) Firewall
10 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 10 (22.22%) WAN
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Docker
12 7 (15.56%) LAN
12 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
13 6 (13.33%) Linux
13 6 (13.33%) DevOps
14 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
14 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
14 5 (11.11%) Terraform
14 5 (11.11%) Packer
14 5 (11.11%) Ansible

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.89%) Confluence
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) LAN
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.44%) IPv4
7 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.22%) SNMP
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Local Government
1 1 (2.22%) Military
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Debian
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) VMS
8 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.33%) DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Network Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.44%) Database Security
5 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) MODAF
6 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) UAG
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Ansible
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.11%) Packer
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
1 5 (11.11%) Terraform
2 3 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) PowerCLI
2 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.44%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Sophos
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.22%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
Gloucestershire
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday