Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 134 174
Rank change year-on-year +1 +40 -22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 60 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 9.00% 6.72% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 24
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £250 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -22.48% +7.50%
10th Percentile £250 £105 £220
90th Percentile £498 £425 £513
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £14.22 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -41.38% +7.78%
10th Percentile £11.96 £12.91 £21.73
90th Percentile £28.25 £18.12 £25.78
England median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.14% -33.93% +27.27%

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 667 491 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.15% 11.38% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 323 329
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £151 £155 £170
90th Percentile £575 £538 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 30 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £14.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +9.35% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £18.20 £22.38
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.40% -5.30%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -13 20 £375 +15.38% 10
Staffordshire +2 6 £375 +33.93% 1
Shropshire -23 6 £250 - 2
Herefordshire -2 5 £320 - 1
Coventry -18 3 £375 -9.09% 5
Wolverhampton -5 2 £375 +233.33% 1
Walsall - 2 £363 -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 2
Dudley +1 1 - - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 50 (83.33%) VMware
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
5 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
7 22 (36.67%) PowerShell
8 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (35.00%) SCCM
9 16 (26.67%) DNS
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (25.00%) Office 365
11 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
11 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (20.00%) HP
13 12 (20.00%) SAN
13 12 (20.00%) Cisco
13 12 (20.00%) Linux
13 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 12 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.33%) IaaS
14 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.33%) ITIL
14 11 (18.33%) Citrix
15 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 10 (16.67%) SQL

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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.00%) Office 365
3 11 (18.33%) IaaS
4 7 (11.67%) PaaS
5 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.33%) Slack
6 2 (3.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 5 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) DDNS
5 3 (5.00%) NAS
5 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) Skype
7 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MSI
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) WiX
3 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Automotive
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) JSON
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.67%) Angular 2
2 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
2 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) MFC
2 4 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (6.67%) WCF
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) WPF
3 2 (3.33%) CGI
3 2 (3.33%) LAMP
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (13.33%) Clustering
2 8 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 8 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.00%) Fintech
5 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Wiki
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.67%) Unix
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.33%) CentOS
9 2 (3.33%) Debian
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (15.00%) Line Management
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
6 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Change Control
7 5 (8.33%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.33%) Software Licensing
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.00%) Information Security
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) VB
4 3 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
3 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (11.67%) XenApp
6 6 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.67%) vSphere
8 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
8 2 (3.33%) Docker
8 2 (3.33%) NFS
8 2 (3.33%) Samba
8 2 (3.33%) Squid
8 2 (3.33%) Varnish
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (3.33%) Xen
8 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.33%) XenServer
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (35.00%) SCCM
2 10 (16.67%) WSUS
3 8 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (10.00%) SCOM
5 5 (8.33%) SafeCom
6 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.67%) Puppet
6 4 (6.67%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.33%) Ansible
7 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.33%) Nagios
7 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
7 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.33%) WMI
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) VMware
2 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco
3 12 (20.00%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 9 (15.00%) NetApp
6 8 (13.33%) Wyse
7 5 (8.33%) IBM
7 5 (8.33%) McAfee
7 5 (8.33%) Symantec
8 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.67%) Veritas
9 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.33%) Capita
10 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.33%) Splunk
10 2 (3.33%) WSO2
11 1 (1.67%) Apple
11 1 (1.67%) Dell
11 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic