Period
to 26 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 163 139
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24 +25
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 78 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 0.76% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 10.13% 6.60% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 51
South West median daily rate £369 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.08% -23.14% -15.66%
10th Percentile £248 £175 £253
90th Percentile £524 £563 £600
England median daily rate £375 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £47.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.74% +216.67% -26.83%
10th Percentile £30.50 £33.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £110.95 £96.50 £17.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -10.87% -2.13%

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 770 606 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.11% 11.55% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 370 437
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £159 £137 £143
90th Percentile £579 £539 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 40 70
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.99% +1.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.36 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.63 £43.08
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +18 24 £431 +34.77% 9
Wiltshire +20 18 £430 -18.10% 3
Gloucestershire +12 16 £288 +38.55% 4
Dorset -4 8 £250 -5.21% 7
Devon 0 3 - - 4
Cornwall - 3 - - 6
Somerset +1 1 - - 5
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 72 (92.31%) Windows
2 61 (78.21%) Windows Server
3 49 (62.82%) Active Directory
4 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
5 43 (55.13%) VMware
6 33 (42.31%) DNS
7 32 (41.03%) SCCM
8 27 (34.62%) SQL
9 25 (32.05%) Firewall
10 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
11 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (29.49%) IIS
11 23 (29.49%) Cisco
12 22 (28.21%) SAN
12 22 (28.21%) Office 365
13 20 (25.64%) Citrix
14 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (24.36%) Virtual Machines
15 18 (23.08%) HP
15 18 (23.08%) WSUS
16 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (19.23%) MCSA
16 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
17 14 (17.95%) SCVMM
18 13 (16.67%) DHCP
19 12 (15.38%) SCOM
20 11 (14.10%) PKI
20 11 (14.10%) SQL Server

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 23 (29.49%) IIS
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Office 365
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.31%) DNS
2 25 (32.05%) Firewall
3 22 (28.21%) SAN
4 13 (16.67%) DHCP
5 9 (11.54%) LAN
5 9 (11.54%) Skype
6 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.69%) DMZ
7 6 (7.69%) VoIP
8 5 (6.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (5.13%) SSL
9 4 (5.13%) VPN
9 4 (5.13%) WAN
10 3 (3.85%) DDNS
10 3 (3.85%) NAS
10 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Military
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Administrator
2 12 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 12 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.10%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Network Support
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) Django
1 3 (3.85%) jQuery
1 3 (3.85%) Matplotlib
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) PKI
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (92.31%) Windows
2 61 (78.21%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.82%) Linux
5 10 (12.82%) Unix
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.13%) Solaris
8 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.85%) AIX
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
1 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
1 9 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (10.26%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (5.13%) Coaching
5 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.13%) Demand Management
5 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.85%) Decision-Making
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) Python
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) MCSA
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) CCNA
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) CCNP
5 4 (5.13%) MCITP
6 3 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GxP
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (62.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.36%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.97%) XenApp
5 7 (8.97%) XenServer
6 6 (7.69%) Xen
6 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.85%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.28%) Docker
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (41.03%) SCCM
2 18 (23.08%) WSUS
3 14 (17.95%) SCVMM
4 12 (15.38%) SCOM
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (7.69%) FortiGate
7 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
7 4 (5.13%) SCSM
8 2 (2.56%) Ansible
9 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.28%) Nagios
9 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.28%) OpenView
9 1 (1.28%) Packer
9 1 (1.28%) Puppet
9 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (55.13%) VMware
3 23 (29.49%) Cisco
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 18 (23.08%) HP
6 10 (12.82%) NetApp
7 6 (7.69%) Dell
7 6 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.69%) Sophos
7 6 (7.69%) Splunk
8 5 (6.41%) F5
8 5 (6.41%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.13%) Avaya
9 4 (5.13%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Juniper
9 4 (5.13%) Remedy
9 4 (5.13%) Sonus
9 4 (5.13%) Veeam
10 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto