Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 92 99
Rank change year-on-year +45 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 44 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.70% 0.85% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 26.19% 7.69% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 14
Wales median daily rate £280 £525 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +39.53% +201.00%
10th Percentile £166 £212 £264
90th Percentile £390 £638 £385
UK median daily rate £340 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -2.86% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £21.19 £28.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year -24.32% +35.92% -8.44%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 168 156 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.14% 11.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 93
Wales median daily rate £280 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.12% +20.44% +14.17%
10th Percentile £122 £137 £210
90th Percentile £438 £617 £423
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
South Wales +50 41 £280 -25.33%
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 30 (68.18%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Windows
3 28 (63.64%) Citrix
4 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
5 20 (45.45%) XenApp
6 18 (40.91%) ITIL
7 17 (38.64%) NHS
7 17 (38.64%) Migration
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
9 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.00%) Service Management
10 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
12 8 (18.18%) NetScaler
13 7 (15.91%) Degree
13 7 (15.91%) HP
13 7 (15.91%) Dell
13 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
14 6 (13.64%) Veritas
14 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
14 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
14 6 (13.64%) WAN
14 6 (13.64%) LAN
14 6 (13.64%) Release Management
14 6 (13.64%) SCOM
14 6 (13.64%) Office 365
15 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared

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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) POP3
5 3 (6.82%) SMTP
6 2 (4.55%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) HBase
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Architect
1 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Migration Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V Architect
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.27%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) NHS
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) FMCG
5 2 (4.55%) LIMS
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Migration
3 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
4 11 (25.00%) Service Management
5 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 6 (13.64%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) SIEM
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) ITSM
8 2 (4.55%) Proactive Management
8 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.27%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CCAA
4 3 (6.82%) CCA
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) XenApp
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) XenServer
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.55%) iptables
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Citrix
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Dell
4 7 (15.91%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Veritas
6 3 (6.82%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.55%) Lotus
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) NVIDIA
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec