Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 121 171
Rank change year-on-year +35 +50 -22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 46 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 7.82% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 24
Median daily rate £431 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £266
90th Percentile £598 £640 £488
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -22.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21.25 £15.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £23.75 £15.75 £28.25
England median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +36.90% -3.45% +8.75%

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 195 588 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.77% 15.07% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 385 389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £147 £152 £150
90th Percentile £575 £595 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 49 111
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% +5.67% +5.06%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £22.35 £27.00
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.52% +3.13% -4.79%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 +38 2 £380 +12.59% 9
Staffordshire +12 2 £296 +115.45% 2
Coventry +38 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £140 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) CCIE
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Public Sector
6 5 (38.46%) CCIE Collaboration
6 5 (38.46%) Splunk
6 5 (38.46%) DMVPN
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
6 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) CCDA

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 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) DMVPN
2 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) OSPF
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (46.15%) Public Sector
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCIE
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE Collaboration
3 4 (30.77%) CCDA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE Security
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 5 (38.46%) Splunk
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard