Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 163 151
Rank change year-on-year +49 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 78 41 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.49% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 10.73% 6.18% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 45
South West median daily rate £363 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.94% +3.33% -27.27%
10th Percentile £245 £125 £161
90th Percentile £500 £575 £438
England median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +96.08% -44.11%
10th Percentile £27.50 £19.55 £10.48
90th Percentile £32.50 £71.50 £16.83
England median hourly rate £20.45 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.11% -16.67% +3.85%

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 727 663 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.93% 12.21% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 403 397
South West median daily rate £400 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +1.12%
10th Percentile £159 £120 £120
90th Percentile £588 £556 £475
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 71
South West median hourly rate £23.25 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.46% -15.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% +6.67% -3.23%

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 20 February 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
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 20 February 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 28 £425 +28.79% 15
Wiltshire +17 23 £475 -10.38% 6
Gloucestershire +10 11 £260 +67.74% 6
Devon +4 5 £300 - 7
Dorset -5 4 £363 +37.44% 7
Cornwall - 3 - - 2
Somerset -5 2 £273 - 3
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 59 (75.64%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
3 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
4 37 (47.44%) VMware
5 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.77%) Cisco
6 24 (30.77%) Office 365
7 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
7 23 (29.49%) DNS
8 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (24.36%) Firewall
10 19 (24.36%) HP
11 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (19.23%) SAN
12 15 (19.23%) Migration
13 14 (17.95%) SQL
14 13 (16.67%) IIS
14 13 (16.67%) DHCP
15 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 12 (15.38%) SCCM
16 11 (14.10%) SCVMM
16 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (11.54%) Citrix
17 9 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (11.54%) Veeam
18 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
18 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared

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 13 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) Office 365
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.41%) IaaS
5 3 (3.85%) PaaS
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) DNS
2 19 (24.36%) Firewall
3 15 (19.23%) SAN
4 13 (16.67%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
6 6 (7.69%) LAN
6 6 (7.69%) Skype
6 6 (7.69%) SSL
7 5 (6.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (6.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.85%) VoIP
10 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.56%) IPsec
10 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.28%) Junos
11 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.85%) Billing
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Military
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Administrator
3 10 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
2 3 (3.85%) Django
2 3 (3.85%) jQuery
2 3 (3.85%) Matplotlib
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
3 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) PKI
2 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (75.64%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.56%) Unix
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) Debian
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Migration
2 6 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.85%) Change Control
5 3 (3.85%) Demand Management
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.85%) Web Development
6 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.56%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.56%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.41%) MCITP
5 5 (6.41%) MCSA
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.28%) CCNP
8 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GxP
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (8.97%) XenApp
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.85%) XenServer
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) Xen
8 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) SCCM
2 11 (14.10%) SCVMM
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (7.69%) WSUS
4 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) SCOM
6 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.28%) Ansible
7 1 (1.28%) Bcfg2
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.28%) Packer
7 1 (1.28%) Puppet
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) VMware
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.77%) Cisco
4 19 (24.36%) HP
5 9 (11.54%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) Veeam
6 7 (8.97%) Dell
6 7 (8.97%) NetApp
7 6 (7.69%) Juniper
8 5 (6.41%) Avaya
8 5 (6.41%) F5
8 5 (6.41%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.41%) Sophos
9 4 (5.13%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Sonus
10 3 (3.85%) Remedy
11 2 (2.56%) Aruba
11 2 (2.56%) CA
11 2 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto