The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 22 29
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.91% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category - 23.08% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £415
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 10.95% 8.28% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Median daily rate £270 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £134 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £337 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £11.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.14% -23.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Staffordshire

Hyper-V
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware