Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 152 179
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -33
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 51 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 6.96% 6.03% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 27
West Midlands median daily rate £328 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £175 £185
90th Percentile £491 £453 £519
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -29.82% +37.02%

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 733 531 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.45% 11.55% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 330 327
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -0.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £150 £176 £163
90th Percentile £575 £563 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 43 54
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 £11.00 £10.60 £10.00
90th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £19.28
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

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 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +2 17 £383 +17.69% 13
Herefordshire - 5 - - 1
Staffordshire -7 3 £325 +16.07% 5
Coventry -17 3 £475 +11.76% 6
Shropshire - 3 £250 - 4
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £515 - 5
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 38 (74.51%) Windows
1 38 (74.51%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
5 21 (41.18%) SCCM
6 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
6 20 (39.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (31.37%) Cisco
7 16 (31.37%) ITIL
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 14 (27.45%) HP
9 14 (27.45%) DNS
10 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
11 12 (23.53%) WSUS
11 12 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (21.57%) Office 365
13 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
13 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Fat Client
13 10 (19.61%) Line Management
13 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
13 10 (19.61%) Wyse
13 10 (19.61%) Thin Client
14 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 9 (17.65%) Citrix
14 9 (17.65%) MCSE
14 9 (17.65%) Firewall

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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) Office 365
3 9 (17.65%) IaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (9.80%) PaaS
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (7.84%) OneDrive
6 4 (7.84%) SaaS
7 2 (3.92%) Slack
7 2 (3.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.88%) NAS
4 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.96%) DDNS
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Maven
1 3 (5.88%) MSBuild
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.96%) WiX
General
1 4 (7.84%) Automotive
1 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Team Leader
4 3 (5.88%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 3 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Support
5 2 (3.92%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.96%) CGI
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) Memcached
3 1 (1.96%) MFC
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) WPF
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.61%) Fat Client
2 10 (19.61%) Thin Client
3 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
5 4 (7.84%) Clustering
5 4 (7.84%) Fintech
6 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.88%) PKI
7 2 (3.92%) NHS
7 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Debian
9 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Line Management
3 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.76%) Coaching
7 6 (11.76%) Software Deployment
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.88%) Change Control
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VB
3 4 (7.84%) VBScript
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (9.80%) MCP
4 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (11.76%) XenApp
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.92%) Docker
8 2 (3.92%) XenServer
9 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.96%) NFS
9 1 (1.96%) Samba
9 1 (1.96%) Squid
9 1 (1.96%) Varnish
9 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) SCCM
2 12 (23.53%) WSUS
3 8 (15.69%) SCOM
4 6 (11.76%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (11.76%) SafeCom
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.88%) Puppet
6 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.92%) Ansible
7 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.96%) Nagios
8 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.96%) SCSM
8 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 14 (27.45%) HP
5 10 (19.61%) Wyse
6 9 (17.65%) Citrix
7 6 (11.76%) NetApp
8 4 (7.84%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.88%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Asigra
10 2 (3.92%) McAfee
11 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.96%) Huawei
11 1 (1.96%) Nokia
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.96%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Veritas