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 23 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
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 103 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 42 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 1.34% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 12.84% 9.62% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 22
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £630 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +102.12% +9.30%  

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 327 416 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.04% 13.90% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 243 157
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £229 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 52
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.18 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.96% -24.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £11.01 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £34.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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 23 June 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 23 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
Bristol -4 14 £370 +13.84% 10
Gloucestershire +15 12 £200 -50.00% 2
Somerset -2 7 - - 1
Wiltshire +4 6 £475 -13.63% 2
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) VMware
3 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
5 24 (44.44%) Cisco
6 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
8 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 17 (31.48%) Linux
9 14 (25.93%) Citrix
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (22.22%) Office 365
11 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 12 (22.22%) Firewall
12 11 (20.37%) Migration
12 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
13 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.67%) SQL
14 9 (16.67%) Apache
14 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.67%) DNS
15 8 (14.81%) DHCP
15 8 (14.81%) WAN
15 8 (14.81%) Oracle
15 8 (14.81%) CentOS

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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 5 (9.26%) iPlanet
5 5 (9.26%) JBoss
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) Extranet
5 5 (9.26%) Intranet
5 5 (9.26%) VLAN
6 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.56%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) NAS
7 3 (5.56%) SAN
7 3 (5.56%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) Network Security
9 1 (1.85%) FCoE
9 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Administrator
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.85%) COM
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) FlexPod
2 5 (9.26%) RIA
3 3 (5.56%) FMCG
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 3 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (31.48%) Linux
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.81%) CentOS
7 7 (12.96%) Unix
8 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (9.26%) AIX
9 5 (9.26%) HPUX
9 5 (9.26%) Solaris
9 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.41%) SUSE
11 3 (5.56%) Debian
12 2 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.11%) High Availability
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Test Management
4 5 (9.26%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.70%) ERP
7 2 (3.70%) Kanban
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum
7 2 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) C-shell
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) Samba
4 5 (9.26%) KVM
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (9.26%) Squid
4 5 (9.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (9.26%) Xen
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) XenApp
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Nagios
2 5 (9.26%) SCVMM
2 5 (9.26%) Webmin
2 5 (9.26%) Xymon
3 4 (7.41%) Puppet
4 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.56%) Bcfg2
4 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) VMware
2 24 (44.44%) Cisco
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) Citrix
5 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle
6 8 (14.81%) Veeam
7 5 (9.26%) F5
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
7 5 (9.26%) PlateSpin
7 5 (9.26%) Sun
7 5 (9.26%) Veritas
8 4 (7.41%) Sophos
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) SAP
10 2 (3.70%) arcserve
10 2 (3.70%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos
11 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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