The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 58 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.79% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 17.74% 2.82% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £280 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +69.64% +30.23%  

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 62 71 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 10.06% 12.63% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 34
Median daily rate £280 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £132 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +27.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.96 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £24.20 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Wales

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Wales

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Wales

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 10 £280 - 3
West Wales -4 1 - - 2
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
4 6 (46.15%) XenApp
4 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) XenServer
6 4 (30.77%) CCAA
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) POP3
7 3 (23.08%) SMTP
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) CCA
7 3 (23.08%) NHS
8 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (15.38%) Service Management

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) POP3
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) SMTP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) ADSL
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) HBase
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCAA
3 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenServer
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco