Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 148 148
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 32 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 4.25% 8.35% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 22
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +2.69% -0.76%
10th Percentile £148 £240 £110
90th Percentile £438 £469 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 - £16.25
10th Percentile £15.25 - £15.63
90th Percentile £21.75 - £16.88
England median hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -31.00% +21.95% -22.64%

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 753 491 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.29% 10.32% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 286 236
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +12.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £175 £154 £114
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 49
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.39 £10.45
90th Percentile £21.10 £41.00 £21.47
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 0 8 £348 -7.33% 7
Herefordshire +9 7 £425 +32.81%
Coventry -10 5 £365 -2.67% 1
Warwickshire +6 3 £225 -40.00% 2
Walsall -1 3 £173 -52.41%
Worcestershire -12 2 £345 +32.69% 2
Staffordshire -4 1 £300 -20.00% 3
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) VMware
6 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (37.50%) SCCM
8 11 (34.38%) Office 365
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 10 (31.25%) ITIL
10 9 (28.13%) WSUS
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) DHCP
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
13 6 (18.75%) DNS
13 6 (18.75%) Citrix
13 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
13 6 (18.75%) Wyse
14 5 (15.63%) Service Management
14 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
14 5 (15.63%) Firewall
14 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
14 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise 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 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 3 (9.38%) PaaS
5 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) PBX
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (12.50%) Fintech
5 3 (9.38%) Clustering
5 3 (9.38%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) ITSM
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) WSUS
3 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (9.38%) SCOM
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (6.25%) SafeCom
5 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
5 2 (6.25%) SCSM
5 2 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) SmoothWall
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) Wyse
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Asigra
7 1 (3.13%) Facebook
7 1 (3.13%) Instagram
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter