Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 133 155
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 95 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.47% 1.29% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 9.93% 10.35% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 28
South West median daily rate £375 £390 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +47.87% -12.08%
10th Percentile £210 £185 £141
90th Percentile £536 £506 £566
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
South West median hourly rate £19.65 £24.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.15% -16.52% -71.25%
10th Percentile £16.49 £16.75 £19.55
90th Percentile £187.50 £42.25 £71.50
England median hourly rate £19.65 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.78% -27.27% +5.77%

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 957 686 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.77% 12.43% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 407 419
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £200 £158 £120
90th Percentile £575 £564 £520
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 74
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -28.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -8 36 £363 -9.38% 18
Gloucestershire +9 33 £499 +144.79% 5
Wiltshire -25 17 £425 -12.82% 11
Somerset -6 6 £325 +1.56% 1
Devon -6 1 £140 -30.00% 4
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 64 (67.37%) Windows
2 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
3 54 (56.84%) VMware
4 49 (51.58%) Windows Server
5 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 38 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (34.74%) Security Cleared
8 32 (33.68%) SCCM
9 27 (28.42%) Windows 10
9 27 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (25.26%) ITIL
11 22 (23.16%) PowerShell
11 22 (23.16%) Office 365
12 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
13 18 (18.95%) Citrix
13 18 (18.95%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (17.89%) Firewall
14 17 (17.89%) ITSM
15 16 (16.84%) ITIL V3
16 15 (15.79%) DNS
17 14 (14.74%) DHCP
17 14 (14.74%) Network Security
17 14 (14.74%) Degree
18 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
19 12 (12.63%) Cisco
19 12 (12.63%) SCVMM
20 11 (11.58%) SAN

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 (8.42%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) Office 365
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Firewall
2 15 (15.79%) DNS
3 14 (14.74%) DHCP
3 14 (14.74%) Network Security
4 11 (11.58%) SAN
5 8 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (8.42%) NetScaler
6 7 (7.37%) LAN
6 7 (7.37%) NAS
7 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.21%) VLAN
7 4 (4.21%) WAN
8 3 (3.16%) VPN
9 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.05%) DMZ
10 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) GitLab
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Consultant
3 10 (10.53%) Administrator
3 10 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) LAMP
2 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) COM
3 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.26%) PKI
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) NHS
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) FMCG
7 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (67.37%) Windows
2 49 (51.58%) Windows Server
3 38 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (28.42%) Windows 10
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Linux
7 7 (7.37%) CentOS
8 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.21%) Debian
10 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.16%) Unix
10 3 (3.16%) VMS
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (25.26%) ITIL
3 17 (17.89%) ITSM
4 16 (16.84%) ITIL V3
5 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.47%) Service Management
7 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
8 6 (6.32%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.21%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.21%) Fault Management
10 4 (4.21%) Proactive Management
10 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.21%) Server Building
10 4 (4.21%) Server Management
10 4 (4.21%) Storage Management
10 4 (4.21%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (3.16%) PHP
4 3 (3.16%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (34.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
3 14 (14.74%) Degree
4 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.37%) CCNA
6 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (6.32%) MCSA
8 5 (5.26%) MCSE
9 3 (3.16%) MCP
10 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCNP
11 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) PMO
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.95%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (9.47%) XenApp
5 9 (9.47%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.42%) vSphere
7 4 (4.21%) Firmware
8 3 (3.16%) NFS
8 3 (3.16%) Samba
9 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.11%) XenServer
10 1 (1.05%) Docker
10 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) SCVMM
3 8 (8.42%) SCOM
4 6 (6.32%) Puppet
4 6 (6.32%) WSUS
5 3 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.16%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.16%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.05%) Ansible
7 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 54 (56.84%) VMware
2 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.95%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) McAfee
6 6 (6.32%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) NetApp
8 2 (2.11%) Dell
8 2 (2.11%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.11%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (2.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Remedy
9 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.05%) Sophos
9 1 (1.05%) Splunk