Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 August 2019 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 137 139
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +40
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 45 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 8.89% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 22
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +20.00% -14.73%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £105
90th Percentile £680 £498 £436
England median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +51.25% -41.38%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.96 £12.91
90th Percentile £15.75 £28.25 £18.12
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.01 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.02% +35.16% -28.85%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 607 675 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.06% 13.33% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 359 324
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £180 £150 £157
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 108 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.64 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.87% +2.99% +9.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.94 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £28.25 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.62 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.70% +3.13% +1.47%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Birmingham +8 16 £364 -3.00% 17
Herefordshire +15 5 £450 +40.63% 4
Coventry -3 5 £325 -13.33% 3
Warwickshire +5 2 - - 5
Shropshire +18 1 £500 +100.00% 2
Wolverhampton +7 1 £290 -22.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £315 - 7
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) VMware
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (31.11%) Citrix
6 14 (31.11%) Office 365
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (28.89%) ITIL
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.67%) XenDesktop
9 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
9 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (24.44%) DNS
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 9 (20.00%) XenApp
11 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) Unified Communications
11 9 (20.00%) SCCM
11 9 (20.00%) Firewall
12 8 (17.78%) Finance
12 8 (17.78%) DHCP
12 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (17.78%) DevOps

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Office 365
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (11.11%) CloudFront
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (11.11%) Route 53
4 5 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (8.89%) PaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.22%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 7 (15.56%) Skype
5 5 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.89%) SAN
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
7 2 (4.44%) WAN
8 1 (2.22%) Broadband
8 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) LAMP
1 5 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps
3 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) BCP
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE Collaboration
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.89%) MCSE
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (20.00%) XenApp
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (4.44%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 3 (6.67%) WSUS
5 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.44%) SCSM
5 2 (4.44%) Terraform
6 1 (2.22%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.22%) Puppet
6 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) VMware
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Citrix
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) Veeam
8 2 (4.44%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) Asigra
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.22%) Sophos
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec