The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 156 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 116 124 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 1.30% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 10.15% 10.20% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 60
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 - £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 - £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.59 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.69% -10.46%
Hyper-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1143 1216 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.55% 12.73% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 599 512
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 146 155
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +13 47 £375 -20.21% 9
Hampshire +7 32 £400 +15.11% 12
Oxfordshire +10 10 £336 -10.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £450 +15.38% 9
Surrey -11 9 £375 +2.73% 5
West Sussex -39 5 £400 +45.45% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 210 (82.35%) Windows
2 183 (71.76%) Microsoft
3 152 (59.61%) VMware
4 135 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 123 (48.24%) Active Directory
6 109 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 107 (41.96%) Linux
8 106 (41.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (32.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 63 (24.71%) ITIL
12 62 (24.31%) SQL
13 57 (22.35%) SCCM
14 55 (21.57%) PowerShell
15 51 (20.00%) DNS
16 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (19.22%) SAN
18 44 (17.25%) SQL Server
19 41 (16.08%) MS Excel
20 39 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 38 (14.90%) TCP/IP
21 38 (14.90%) SC Cleared
22 37 (14.51%) Windows 7
22 37 (14.51%) DHCP
23 36 (14.12%) Cisco
23 36 (14.12%) Migration
24 35 (13.73%) MS Exchange
24 35 (13.73%) Oracle
24 35 (13.73%) SCOM

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.71%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.80%) Office 365
3 16 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.75%) IaaS
5 5 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Heroku
7 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.00%) DNS
2 49 (19.22%) SAN
3 38 (14.90%) TCP/IP
4 37 (14.51%) DHCP
5 33 (12.94%) Firewall
6 28 (10.98%) VPN
7 22 (8.63%) IPsec
7 22 (8.63%) IPv6
8 19 (7.45%) HTTP
8 19 (7.45%) Software-Defined Networking
9 14 (5.49%) LAN
9 14 (5.49%) WAN
10 12 (4.71%) BGP
11 10 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (3.53%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.75%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.96%) Network Security
14 5 (1.96%) Wireless
15 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.18%) DB2
5 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.35%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (6.27%) Marketing
2 12 (4.71%) Finance
3 8 (3.14%) Back Office
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.18%) French Language
5 3 (1.18%) German Language
5 3 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.18%) Retail
5 3 (1.18%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (18.04%) Support Engineer
2 42 (16.47%) Architect
3 27 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
5 19 (7.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (7.45%) Consultant
6 18 (7.06%) Administrator
7 14 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (5.49%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (5.10%) Network Architect
8 13 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.31%) Analyst
10 11 (4.31%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Server Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.84%) CSS
2 18 (7.06%) .NET
3 13 (5.10%) XML
4 11 (4.31%) Middleware
5 5 (1.96%) ADO.NET
6 3 (1.18%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.18%) RSS
7 2 (0.78%) HTML
7 2 (0.78%) Web Services
8 1 (0.39%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.39%) Flash
8 1 (0.39%) JSON
8 1 (0.39%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.37%) Clustering
2 28 (10.98%) Public Cloud
3 26 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.27%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.18%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.39%) FMCG
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) SCADA
11 1 (0.39%) Statistics
11 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 210 (82.35%) Windows
2 135 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 107 (41.96%) Linux
4 106 (41.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (32.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (14.51%) Windows 7
8 27 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (8.24%) Windows 10
10 16 (6.27%) Ubuntu
11 13 (5.10%) Unix
12 10 (3.92%) Windows XP
13 8 (3.14%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.35%) CentOS
15 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.18%) AIX
16 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.78%) Solaris
18 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.71%) ITIL
2 36 (14.12%) Migration
3 27 (10.59%) Open Source
4 26 (10.20%) Load Balancing
5 23 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (8.63%) Presales
6 22 (8.63%) Service Management
7 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
7 19 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 18 (7.06%) Change Management
9 17 (6.67%) Workflow
10 14 (5.49%) Process Improvement
11 13 (5.10%) High Availability
12 12 (4.71%) CRM
12 12 (4.71%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.92%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.92%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.92%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.92%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.31%) SQL
2 55 (21.57%) PowerShell
3 29 (11.37%) VBScript
4 26 (10.20%) VB
5 13 (5.10%) C#
6 12 (4.71%) C++
6 12 (4.71%) Ruby
7 11 (4.31%) C
8 5 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.57%) Java
9 4 (1.57%) Python
10 3 (1.18%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (14.90%) SC Cleared
4 33 (12.94%) MCSA
5 23 (9.02%) DV Cleared
5 23 (9.02%) MCSE
6 22 (8.63%) Degree
7 15 (5.88%) CCNA
7 15 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.49%) MCP
8 14 (5.49%) MCSD
9 12 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.35%) MCITP
10 6 (2.35%) MCTS
11 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.18%) CCA
11 3 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.18%) MCAD
11 3 (1.18%) MCPD
12 2 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 123 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 109 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.59%) vSphere
4 22 (8.63%) VMware ESX
5 18 (7.06%) XenApp
5 18 (7.06%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.88%) XenServer
7 8 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.75%) NFS
9 4 (1.57%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.18%) Xen
11 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.39%) Firmware
12 1 (0.39%) KVM
12 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.39%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (22.35%) SCCM
2 35 (13.73%) SCOM
3 32 (12.55%) SCVMM
4 22 (8.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (6.27%) Simpana
6 14 (5.49%) Puppet
7 10 (3.92%) Windows Intune
8 9 (3.53%) SCOrch
9 7 (2.75%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.35%) OVSD
11 5 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.57%) Ansible
12 4 (1.57%) SCSM
13 3 (1.18%) Perfmon
13 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 183 (71.76%) Microsoft
2 152 (59.61%) VMware
3 36 (14.12%) Cisco
4 35 (13.73%) Oracle
5 32 (12.55%) Citrix
5 32 (12.55%) Red Hat
6 25 (9.80%) HP
7 18 (7.06%) CommVault
7 18 (7.06%) NetApp
8 17 (6.67%) Juniper
9 15 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
9 15 (5.88%) IBM
10 14 (5.49%) Dell
11 10 (3.92%) Hitachi
12 9 (3.53%) Intel
13 7 (2.75%) RightScale
14 6 (2.35%) Borland
15 4 (1.57%) CA
15 4 (1.57%) SAP
15 4 (1.57%) Veritas
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