Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 180 138
Rank change year-on-year +29 -42 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 36 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.78% 5.73% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 18
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £288 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.26% -13.21% +6.85%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £245
90th Percentile £438 £517 £450
England median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +12.07% -44.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £16.88 £24.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +21.74% +2.22%

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 531 541 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.06% 8.83% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 280 208
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +16.28% +7.50%
10th Percentile £161 £132 £145
90th Percentile £560 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.35 £33.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +19 16 £333 -21.76% 3
Coventry +21 7 £425 +123.68% 1
Wolverhampton +4 6 £113 -77.50% 2
Staffordshire +8 3 £280 -45.10% 2
Worcestershire +8 2 £250 +85.19% 1
Warwickshire 0 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) VMware
5 17 (47.22%) SCCM
6 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
9 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
10 12 (33.33%) Cisco
10 12 (33.33%) NetApp
10 12 (33.33%) Office 365
11 11 (30.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (30.56%) IBM
11 11 (30.56%) Symantec
11 11 (30.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (30.56%) Terminal Services
12 10 (27.78%) Thin Client
12 10 (27.78%) Wyse
12 10 (27.78%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (27.78%) WSUS
12 10 (27.78%) Fat Client
12 10 (27.78%) McAfee
12 10 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
12 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (27.78%) Software Deployment
12 10 (27.78%) SafeCom

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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Office 365
3 7 (19.44%) IaaS
4 6 (16.67%) PaaS
5 4 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.78%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) HDInsight
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) DHTML
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) MDX
2 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 10 (27.78%) Fat Client
2 10 (27.78%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.33%) Unix
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.78%) Android
10 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.78%) HPUX
10 1 (2.78%) Linux
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (27.78%) Software Deployment
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Line Management
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (30.56%) Terminal Services
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCCM
2 10 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (27.78%) SafeCom
2 10 (27.78%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 12 (33.33%) NetApp
4 11 (30.56%) IBM
4 11 (30.56%) Symantec
5 10 (27.78%) McAfee
5 10 (27.78%) Wyse
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) AppSense
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Informatica
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam