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 25 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.06% 0.74% 6.88%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 5.88% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £210 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -54.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +69.64% +31.76%  

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 34 17 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.38% 12.59% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Median daily rate £375 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £316 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Watford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (52.63%) Private Cloud
4 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Office 365
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 7 (36.84%) SCOM
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) Remedy
6 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
6 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Data Security
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) Project Management

Hyper-V
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (42.11%) Office 365
3 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
1 10 (52.63%) Private Cloud
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Security
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) MCSE
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Remedy
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
5 3 (15.79%) Reuters
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp