Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 145 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 76 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.01% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 10.78% 8.08% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 56
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%
10th Percentile £185 £154 £164
90th Percentile £500 £585 £475
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £60.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.54% +159.69%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.40 £12.61
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.50 £147.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -28.57% +20.43% +3.33%

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 705 718 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.46% 12.55% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 434 364
South West median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £158 £125 £120
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 93
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -28.21% +2.63%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.45 £43.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 23 November 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
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -4 27 £350 +16.67% 3
Wiltshire +2 21 £488 -11.36%
Gloucestershire +18 10 £193 +14.93% 3
Somerset +3 7 £320 +33.33% 1
Devon -3 6 £200 - 1
Dorset +3 1 - - 5
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 38 (50.00%) VMware
4 30 (39.47%) Windows Server
5 29 (38.16%) Cisco
6 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
7 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (27.63%) Office 365
9 18 (23.68%) Migration
10 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.05%) Citrix
12 15 (19.74%) Linux
12 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
13 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
14 13 (17.11%) Firewall
15 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.79%) Windows 10
16 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
16 11 (14.47%) SQL
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
17 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
17 10 (13.16%) SCCM
18 9 (11.84%) Veeam
19 8 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
19 8 (10.53%) HP
19 8 (10.53%) Unix
19 8 (10.53%) VPN

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 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) JBoss
4 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.89%) iPlanet
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.32%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) PaaS
4 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Firewall
2 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 8 (10.53%) VPN
4 7 (9.21%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
6 5 (6.58%) SAN
7 4 (5.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.95%) Extranet
8 3 (3.95%) Intranet
8 3 (3.95%) LAN
8 3 (3.95%) MPLS
8 3 (3.95%) Multicast
8 3 (3.95%) VLAN
9 2 (2.63%) BGP
9 2 (2.63%) IPsec
9 2 (2.63%) Network Security
9 2 (2.63%) SSL
9 2 (2.63%) VoIP
9 2 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Architect
3 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Azure Architect
7 3 (3.95%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) J2EE
1 6 (7.89%) JSON
2 2 (2.63%) LAMP
2 2 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) FMCG
3 5 (6.58%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.58%) iPad
3 5 (6.58%) iPhone
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) RIA
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.53%) Unix
5 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) AIX
6 6 (7.89%) HPUX
6 6 (7.89%) Solaris
7 5 (6.58%) CentOS
7 5 (6.58%) SUSE
8 3 (3.95%) VMS
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Debian
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Migration
2 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (7.89%) High Availability
2 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.58%) Project Management
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL
4 3 (3.95%) Network Design
4 3 (3.95%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (3.95%) Test Management
4 3 (3.95%) Web Development
5 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) ERP
5 2 (2.63%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) C-shell
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Korn
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (7.89%) KVM
4 6 (7.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.26%) Samba
6 4 (5.26%) XenApp
7 3 (3.95%) Squid
7 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.63%) Xen
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.58%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.95%) Nagios
3 3 (3.95%) Webmin
3 3 (3.95%) Xymon
4 2 (2.63%) Bcfg2
4 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.63%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) VMware
2 29 (38.16%) Cisco
3 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.84%) Veeam
7 8 (10.53%) HP
8 7 (9.21%) NetApp
8 7 (9.21%) Oracle
9 6 (7.89%) F5
9 6 (7.89%) PlateSpin
9 6 (7.89%) Sun
9 6 (7.89%) Veritas
10 4 (5.26%) SAP
11 3 (3.95%) CA
11 3 (3.95%) Gemalto
12 2 (2.63%) Juniper
12 2 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.32%) Avaya
13 1 (1.32%) Motorola