Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 151 177
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -36
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 40 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.08% 6.86% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 27
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.76% +2.31% -1.89%
10th Percentile £158 £183 £185
90th Percentile £443 £438 £508
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +16.92% +12.07%
10th Percentile £10.81 £12.95 £15.63
90th Percentile £28.25 £23.90 £16.88
England median hourly rate £19.65 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.53% -28.18% +5.77%

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 787 539 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.14% 10.98% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 319 268
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £132
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 44 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.05 £21.70 £21.47
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

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 11 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 11 December 2018. 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 +6 15 £400 +20.30% 16
Herefordshire - 7 - -
Staffordshire -14 3 £325 +16.07%
Walsall - 3 £173 -
Coventry -18 2 £475 +11.76% 3
Dudley - 2 - -
Warwickshire +8 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) VMware
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (55.00%) SCCM
5 21 (52.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 15 (37.50%) WSUS
9 14 (35.00%) Fat Client
9 14 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (35.00%) Wyse
9 14 (35.00%) Thin Client
10 13 (32.50%) Cisco
10 13 (32.50%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
11 12 (30.00%) Office 365
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (25.00%) Integration Testing
13 10 (25.00%) Line Management
14 9 (22.50%) Windows 10
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
14 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
15 8 (20.00%) HP
15 8 (20.00%) VBScript
15 8 (20.00%) VB
15 8 (20.00%) DHCP

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 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Office 365
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) IaaS
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) OneDrive
4 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) PBX
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Team Leader
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 3 (7.50%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (35.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
4 6 (15.00%) Fintech
5 3 (7.50%) PKI
6 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.50%) Clustering
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Line Management
4 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (15.00%) Software Deployment
7 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.50%) Coaching
7 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) BCP
10 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) VB
2 8 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (12.50%) MCP
4 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) SCCM
2 15 (37.50%) WSUS
3 6 (15.00%) SafeCom
3 6 (15.00%) SCOM
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (7.50%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.50%) SCSM
7 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Wyse
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 8 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Asigra
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) Huawei
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec