Period
to 18 February 2020

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 6 months to 18 February 2020 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.82% 0.84% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 22.73% 4.44% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £206 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £330 £368
% change year-on-year +28.79% -10.20% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -7.50% +23.08%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.79% 18.83% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £289 £365 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.89% +26.96% +19.79%
10th Percentile £121 £176 £188
90th Percentile £394 £388 £406
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.83% -22.30% +42.31%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.50 £13.08
90th Percentile £27.40 £17.95 £42.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.79% +8.04% -5.88%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Staffordshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £130 - 1
Lichfield - 1 £275 - 3
Stafford - 1 - -
Hyper-V
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Case Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
5 1 (20.00%) Workfront
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) Server Management
5 1 (20.00%) Police
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning

Hyper-V
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Police
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Case Management
1 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Server Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow