Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 2018 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 122 150
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28 -15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 76 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 1.44% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 9.20% 11.50% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 41
South West median daily rate £353 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £235 £185 £250
90th Percentile £545 £544 £640
England median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.74% +18.75% -33.88%
10th Percentile £16.66 £16.75 £22.30
90th Percentile £187.50 £49.13 £46.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.57% +33.33%

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 826 687 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.98% 12.48% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 422 424
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £180 £154 £135
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 71
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +23.33% -23.08%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.32 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £38.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.79% +5.03% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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
Bristol +6 34 £351 +0.36% 14
Gloucestershire 0 22 £475 +137.50% 3
Wiltshire -7 10 £262 -51.82% 8
Somerset -7 3 £250 -37.50% 7
Dorset -2 2 £250 - 9
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 55 (72.37%) Windows
1 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 44 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 43 (56.58%) VMware
4 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (43.42%) SCCM
7 26 (34.21%) ITIL
8 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
9 22 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
10 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 17 (22.37%) Office 365
11 17 (22.37%) DNS
11 17 (22.37%) Firewall
12 16 (21.05%) Citrix
13 15 (19.74%) ITIL V3
13 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.42%) DV Cleared
15 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (17.11%) SAN
15 13 (17.11%) DHCP
15 13 (17.11%) ITSM
16 12 (15.79%) Linux
16 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (14.47%) Network Security
17 11 (14.47%) WSUS
17 11 (14.47%) Cisco

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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Office 365
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) DNS
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) DHCP
2 13 (17.11%) SAN
3 11 (14.47%) Network Security
4 9 (11.84%) NAS
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 7 (9.21%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.58%) VLAN
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
7 4 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.95%) Skype
8 3 (3.95%) VoIP
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.63%) DDNS
9 2 (2.63%) DMZ
9 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Administrator
2 8 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) LAMP
2 3 (3.95%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.95%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) COM
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) PKI
3 5 (6.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) NHS
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.79%) Linux
7 9 (11.84%) Unix
8 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.58%) CentOS
9 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.26%) Debian
10 4 (5.26%) Solaris
11 3 (3.95%) AIX
11 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) ITIL
2 22 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) ITIL V3
4 13 (17.11%) ITSM
5 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.53%) Service Management
7 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.26%) Fault Management
10 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 4 (5.26%) Proactive Management
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.26%) Server Management
10 4 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (5.26%) Storage Management
11 3 (3.95%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.58%) Perl
4 4 (5.26%) PHP
4 4 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) MCSA
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.89%) CCNA
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.58%) MCP
7 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) CCNP
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
System Software
1 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (11.84%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (9.21%) XenApp
7 4 (5.26%) Firmware
7 4 (5.26%) XenServer
8 3 (3.95%) NFS
8 3 (3.95%) Samba
8 3 (3.95%) vSphere
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.63%) Xen
10 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.32%) Docker
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (43.42%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) WSUS
3 10 (13.16%) SCOM
4 8 (10.53%) SCVMM
5 5 (6.58%) Puppet
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SCDPM
6 4 (5.26%) SCSM
7 3 (3.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.63%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.63%) XenMobile
9 1 (1.32%) Ansible
9 1 (1.32%) Nagios
9 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.32%) OpenView
9 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) VMware
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.05%) Citrix
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) McAfee
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.63%) Sophos
7 2 (2.63%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.32%) Varonis
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam