Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 145 167
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -26
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 55 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 9.21% 6.64% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 16
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.84% +11.21%
10th Percentile £250 £104 £223
90th Percentile £500 £458 £363
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £14.22 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -41.38% -6.73%
10th Percentile £13.95 £13.51 £21.73
90th Percentile £22.85 £14.92 £25.78
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -2.17%

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 597 452 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.20% 10.42% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 294 273
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +16.92%
10th Percentile £170 £127 £159
90th Percentile £575 £534 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 35 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £19.20 £24.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

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 June 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
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 June 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 -11 19 £375 -11.76% 11
Staffordshire - 7 £375 - 2
Shropshire -10 6 £250 - 5
Herefordshire +4 4 £320 +11.30%
Wolverhampton 0 2 £375 +233.33% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £375 - 2
Worcestershire -6 2 £260 +4.00% 3
Coventry -16 2 £375 - 3
Walsall - 2 £363 -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 46 (83.64%) VMware
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 36 (65.45%) Windows
4 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
7 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
9 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
10 15 (27.27%) DNS
10 15 (27.27%) SCCM
10 15 (27.27%) IaaS
11 14 (25.45%) Office 365
11 14 (25.45%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (23.64%) Citrix
13 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 12 (21.82%) Linux
13 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.82%) PaaS
13 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (20.00%) SAN
14 11 (20.00%) Cisco
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (18.18%) HP
16 9 (16.36%) NetApp
16 9 (16.36%) ITIL
16 9 (16.36%) Firewall

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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (27.27%) IaaS
3 14 (25.45%) Office 365
4 12 (21.82%) PaaS
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.64%) Slack
6 2 (3.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 9 (16.36%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
5 4 (7.27%) DHCP
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) DDNS
6 3 (5.45%) NAS
6 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.64%) SSL
7 2 (3.64%) VLAN
7 2 (3.64%) VoIP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) Skype
8 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MSI
2 6 (10.91%) WiX
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Maven
3 4 (7.27%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Automotive
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) UI Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) JSON
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.91%) Angular 2
2 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
2 6 (10.91%) Dapper ORM
2 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) MFC
2 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
2 6 (10.91%) WCF
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) WPF
3 2 (3.64%) CGI
3 2 (3.64%) LAMP
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.73%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.64%) Fintech
6 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.64%) Wiki
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.64%) CentOS
8 2 (3.64%) Debian
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.73%) DevOps
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (9.09%) Change Control
3 5 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
4 4 (7.27%) Line Management
4 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.45%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) Coaching
5 3 (5.45%) Information Security
5 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) MCSA
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.73%) XenApp
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (7.27%) vSphere
7 4 (7.27%) XenServer
8 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
9 2 (3.64%) Docker
9 2 (3.64%) KVM
9 2 (3.64%) NFS
9 2 (3.64%) Samba
9 2 (3.64%) Squid
9 2 (3.64%) Varnish
9 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.64%) Xen
9 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (14.55%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (14.55%) SCOM
3 6 (10.91%) vCenter Server
4 5 (9.09%) SCVMM
5 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
5 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.27%) Puppet
5 4 (7.27%) WSUS
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Ansible
7 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.64%) Nagios
7 2 (3.64%) SafeCom
7 2 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.64%) WMI
8 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) VMware
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Citrix
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco
5 10 (18.18%) HP
6 9 (16.36%) NetApp
7 5 (9.09%) IBM
7 5 (9.09%) McAfee
7 5 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.27%) Veritas
9 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) Capita
10 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.64%) Splunk
10 2 (3.64%) WSO2
10 2 (3.64%) Wyse
11 1 (1.82%) Apple
11 1 (1.82%) Dell
11 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic