Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 97 164
Rank change year-on-year -7 +67 -30
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 14 44 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.74% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 10.65% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 21
10th Percentile £150 £263 £150
25th Percentile £196 £405 £183
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £320 £450 £315
Median % change year-on-year -28.89% +42.86% -7.01%
75th Percentile £408 £539 £395
90th Percentile £429 £576 £438
England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
England median hourly rate £12.98 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -21.33% -4.35% -31.00%

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 257 413 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.13% 16.31% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 240 462
10th Percentile £120 £149 £176
25th Percentile £204 £300 £321
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% - +8.28%
75th Percentile £438 £500 £503
90th Percentile £540 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 36
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.71 £10.25
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.18 £11.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.86
Median % change year-on-year -5.42% +0.03% +17.44%
75th Percentile £17.00 £18.63 £18.40
90th Percentile £17.20 £21.00 £21.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £16.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.96% +4.20% +0.88%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands.

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 23 April 2021. 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
Herefordshire +1 4 £403 -15.26% 1
Coventry +32 2 £218 -60.45% 3
Birmingham +9 2 £130 -38.82% 6
Staffordshire -3 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -6 1 £208 -33.06% 4
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) WSUS
5 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
6 3 (21.43%) SCDPM
6 3 (21.43%) SCSM
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (21.43%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) DFS Replication
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) WSUS
3 3 (21.43%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SCDPM
3 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) SCSM
3 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.14%) PaperCut
4 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Isilon
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) QNAP