The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.52% 4.12% 10.40%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 44.44% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £415
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

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 Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15 9 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 12.61% 9.28% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Median daily rate £550 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £468 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Watford

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto