The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 30 March 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 113 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 9.65% 8.90% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 9
Median daily rate £338 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £405
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +57.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -15.55% -5.26%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 228 326 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.75% 11.27% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 202 150
Median daily rate £400 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 44
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.90 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Yorkshire

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
West Yorkshire +7 10 £325 -10.95% 4
North Yorkshire +6 4 £430 +43.33% 2
South Yorkshire +4 2 £525 +35.48% 1
East Yorkshire +4 2 £325 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) VMware
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (38.24%) SCCM
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 8 (23.53%) HP
9 8 (23.53%) Dell
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.59%) Firewall
10 7 (20.59%) Office 365
11 6 (17.65%) Veeam
11 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.65%) DevOps
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (14.71%) vSphere
13 4 (11.76%) Hudson
13 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
13 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.94%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.76%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) ADSL
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
6 1 (2.94%) FCoE
6 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (11.76%) Hudson
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.82%) Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Support
6 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.94%) WSH
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) SUSE
9 1 (2.94%) AIX
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) DevOps
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Chat Support
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) KYC
5 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) KVM
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) NFS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.94%) SRDF
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Dell
3 8 (23.53%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Veeam
5 4 (11.76%) Google
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard