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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 124 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% 5.25% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Median daily rate £225 £330 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +43.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.22 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 252 324 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.19% 10.69% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 178 101
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 37
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.72% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £17.50 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 6 £400 +21.21% 7
Wolverhampton +1 2 £113 -
Coventry - 2 £425 - 1
Shropshire +7 1 - - 2
Staffordshire +2 1 £210 - 4
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco
9 8 (25.81%) IBM
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (19.35%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (19.35%) NetApp
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) Dell
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) SCCM
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
12 5 (16.13%) WSUS
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) Change Management
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management

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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) Intranet
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) 3G
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) DMZ
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
1 7 (22.58%) Technical Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) DHTML
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) MDX
1 1 (3.23%) WAP
1 1 (3.23%) XHTML
1 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.90%) HP Storage
2 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) HPUX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) Escalation Management
4 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) NCDA
3 1 (3.23%) NCIE
3 1 (3.23%) NCSA
3 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (19.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.23%) UAG
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) WSUS
3 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.90%) SafeCom
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) IBM
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 6 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) NetApp
7 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 4 (12.90%) McAfee
7 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 4 (12.90%) Wyse
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Meraki
9 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.23%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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