Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 168 172
Rank change year-on-year +49 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 37 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 7.16% 5.27% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 14
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £330 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -10.20% +13.08%
10th Percentile £204 £162 £195
90th Percentile £538 £438 £496
England median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% +23.08%
England median hourly rate £17.33 £17.38 £20.23
% change year-on-year -0.26% -14.09% -10.11%

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 517 759 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.60% 15.30% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 428 291
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £150 £174 £150
90th Percentile £575 £544 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 54 47
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +8.04% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.25 £10.26
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.50 £35.90
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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
Herefordshire +8 16 £463 +21.31% 6
Staffordshire +26 5 £206 -34.00% 6
Birmingham -6 5 £213 -46.88% 10
Worcestershire +14 2 £275 -26.67% 7
Warwickshire +8 2 £310 +37.78% 6
Coventry +20 1 £550 +15.79% 3
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 25 (67.57%) VMware
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
5 17 (45.95%) Dell
6 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco
9 12 (32.43%) Oracle
10 10 (27.03%) DHCP
10 10 (27.03%) Office 365
10 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
11 9 (24.32%) SLA
11 9 (24.32%) SCCM
11 9 (24.32%) QA
11 9 (24.32%) Clustering
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (21.62%) WSUS
12 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
12 8 (21.62%) User Experience
12 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.62%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (21.62%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (18.92%) SQL Server

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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Azure
3 5 (13.51%) AWS
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.41%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 2 (5.41%) PaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Route 53
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) G Suite
6 1 (2.70%) GCP
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DHCP
1 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) IPv4
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
1 1 (2.70%) Police
1 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Author
1 11 (29.73%) Technical Author
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Content Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
1 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Application Virtualisation
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.11%) Server Management
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) BCP
6 2 (5.41%) Case Management
6 2 (5.41%) Contract Management
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Microservices
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Go
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (18.92%) DFS Replication
6 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (5.41%) vSphere
8 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.70%) Docker
9 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.70%) UAG
9 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) WSUS
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (13.51%) SCDPM
4 5 (13.51%) SCOM
4 5 (13.51%) SCSM
4 5 (13.51%) SCVMM
5 3 (8.11%) Ansible
6 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Dell
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.70%) Aruba
8 1 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (2.70%) Isilon
8 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.70%) Mitel
8 1 (2.70%) New Relic
8 1 (2.70%) QNAP
8 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) Splunk