Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.17% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 10.00% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £350 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -29.65% -
10th Percentile £303 £338 £407
90th Percentile £338 £363 £581
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £355 £338
% change year-on-year -8.45% +5.19% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -5.13% +20.00% +32.11%

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 49 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.14% 7.43% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £358 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +37.50% +44.44%
10th Percentile £262 £204 £190
90th Percentile £388 £406 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.38 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.19 £10.80
90th Percentile £17.95 £40.75 £15.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%

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
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 16 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Hyper-V
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL