Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 92 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 15 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 3.29% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Wales median daily rate £490 £138 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +256.36% -19.12% -61.14%
10th Percentile £456 £121 £161
90th Percentile £539 £180 £180
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +23.46% -13.83% +1.08%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 195 152 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.06% 11.35% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 92 72
Wales median daily rate £406 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -32.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £181 £154 £114
90th Percentile £575 £475 £465
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 22
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +53.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.60 £10.55
90th Percentile £20.00 £77.50 £18.88
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +0.88%

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 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 24 May 2018. 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 -11 15 £490 +256.36% 11
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) PKI
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) MODAF
7 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) System Design Authority
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PKI
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 1 (6.67%) CESG
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (20.00%) MODAF
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Business Development
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CLAS
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin