The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 262 244 268
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 501 516 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 7.79% 9.20% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 322 251
Median daily rate £360 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £390 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +41.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 11
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.23 £30.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6432 5609 5378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.58% 10.05% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3972 3092 2782
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 672 630
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £38.03 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England -35 440 £375 - 230
London -11 141 £423 +20.71% 62
South East -31 133 £350 -14.63% 56
Scotland +10 50 £303 -6.92% 10
Berkshire +10 40 £375 -11.76% 16
North West -9 40 £375 -10.71% 16
Hampshire +2 35 £355 -21.11% 8
Renfrewshire -16 30 £300 -7.69% 1
Reading +12 29 £375 -10.07% 6
Erskine -19 29 £300 -7.69% 1
South West +2 26 £350 -16.66% 25
Yorkshire +8 24 £365 +4.28% 15
West Midlands -1 24 £280 -10.40% 23
Surrey 0 22 £375 +2.73% 7
Basingstoke +11 20 £270 - 4
City of London +27 19 £425 +28.74% 13
West Yorkshire +6 19 £365 +16.80% 13
Lancashire - 19 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 18 £280 -34.11% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 18 £280 -25.77%
Tyne and Wear -19 18 £280 -25.77%
North East -20 18 £280 -25.77% 2
Bristol +12 17 £355 +5.18% 9
East Midlands +1 15 £315 -21.25% 14
East of England -34 14 £475 +35.71% 13
Leeds -3 13 £365 +55.31% 11
Guildford +13 12 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £300 -25.00% 11
Glasgow +7 10 £300 -20.00% 5
Cheshire -11 9 £435 +91.20% 4

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 755 (81.01%) Windows
2 609 (65.34%) VMware
3 533 (57.19%) Microsoft
4 526 (56.44%) Active Directory
5 483 (51.82%) Windows Server
6 429 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 308 (33.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 295 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 266 (28.54%) Citrix
10 232 (24.89%) SQL
11 225 (24.14%) Linux
12 213 (22.85%) Security Cleared
13 203 (21.78%) ITIL
14 198 (21.24%) DNS
15 197 (21.14%) SAN
16 193 (20.71%) SCCM
17 188 (20.17%) PowerShell
18 185 (19.85%) MS Exchange
19 177 (18.99%) SQL Server
20 175 (18.78%) Migration
21 174 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 160 (17.17%) Clustering
23 157 (16.85%) Cisco
24 143 (15.34%) DHCP
25 141 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
25 141 (15.13%) Data Centre
26 135 (14.48%) SC Cleared
26 135 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
27 133 (14.27%) HP
28 132 (14.16%) Windows 7

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 185 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 105 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 92 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (9.01%) Skype for Business
5 70 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (4.72%) OpenStack
7 31 (3.33%) IIS
8 24 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.47%) Apache
9 23 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 22 (2.36%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
12 15 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.29%) Confluence
14 11 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.86%) Live Communications Server
17 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 130 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 135 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (13.20%) Office 365
3 48 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (4.08%) IaaS
5 30 (3.22%) PaaS
6 23 (2.47%) SaaS
7 10 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.54%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.54%) Yammer
9 4 (0.43%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.21%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 198 (21.24%) DNS
2 197 (21.14%) SAN
3 143 (15.34%) DHCP
4 114 (12.23%) WAN
5 105 (11.27%) Firewall
6 93 (9.98%) LAN
7 71 (7.62%) TCP/IP
8 50 (5.36%) VPN
9 40 (4.29%) NetScaler
10 36 (3.86%) iSCSI
11 30 (3.22%) Skype
12 29 (3.11%) HTTP
12 29 (3.11%) Wireless
13 28 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (3.00%) NAS
14 24 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (2.25%) IPv6
16 20 (2.15%) Internet
16 20 (2.15%) IPsec
17 17 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.29%) MySQL
10 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.18%) HBase
11 11 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.64%) DB2
15 5 (0.54%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 37 (3.97%) HP UFT
1 37 (3.97%) WinRunner
2 36 (3.86%) TestDirector
3 19 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.61%) JIRA
6 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.75%) ClearCase
8 7 (0.75%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.43%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.32%) MSI
10 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.21%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.11%) NUnit
12 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (9.44%) Finance
2 34 (3.65%) Banking
3 21 (2.25%) Marketing
3 21 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.29%) Back Office
4 12 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.18%) Retail
6 10 (1.07%) Local Government
7 8 (0.86%) Electronics
8 7 (0.75%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Legal
10 4 (0.43%) Billing
10 4 (0.43%) French Language
11 3 (0.32%) German Language
11 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Law
11 3 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 121 (12.98%) Architect
2 109 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 105 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 92 (9.87%) Analyst
5 75 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 69 (7.40%) Consultant
7 63 (6.76%) Server Engineer
8 61 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 47 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
10 46 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
11 42 (4.51%) VMware Engineer
12 40 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
13 39 (4.18%) Administrator
14 38 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 35 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 35 (3.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
16 33 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support
16 33 (3.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
17 30 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.58%) .NET
2 37 (3.97%) Middleware
3 34 (3.65%) HTML
4 27 (2.90%) CSS
4 27 (2.90%) XML
5 19 (2.04%) Web Services
6 10 (1.07%) Rendezvous
7 9 (0.97%) RESTful
7 9 (0.97%) XSLT
8 8 (0.86%) ADO.NET
9 7 (0.75%) ELK Stack
9 7 (0.75%) JSON
10 5 (0.54%) Java EE
10 5 (0.54%) SOAP
11 4 (0.43%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.43%) JMS
12 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.32%) AppFabric
12 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.32%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 160 (17.17%) Clustering
2 141 (15.13%) Data Centre
3 62 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.18%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.33%) PDA
6 25 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 21 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (1.93%) Replication
11 15 (1.61%) PKI
12 13 (1.39%) HP Storage
13 12 (1.29%) VCE vBlock
14 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.07%) FlexPod
15 10 (1.07%) NHS
16 9 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
17 8 (0.86%) Fat Client
17 8 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 755 (81.01%) Windows
2 483 (51.82%) Windows Server
3 308 (33.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 295 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 225 (24.14%) Linux
6 141 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 132 (14.16%) Windows 7
8 67 (7.19%) Windows XP
9 53 (5.69%) AIX
10 48 (5.15%) Unix
11 45 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (4.61%) Windows 10
12 43 (4.61%) Windows 8
13 29 (3.11%) Solaris
14 24 (2.58%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.39%) CentOS
16 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.18%) HPUX
17 10 (1.07%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (21.78%) ITIL
2 175 (18.78%) Migration
3 77 (8.26%) Change Management
4 75 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (6.33%) Open Source
6 49 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 47 (5.04%) Load Balancing
7 47 (5.04%) Software Testing
8 45 (4.83%) Configuration Management
9 44 (4.72%) Project Management
10 43 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (4.18%) Test Automation
12 38 (4.08%) Server Building
13 36 (3.86%) CRM
13 36 (3.86%) DevOps
14 35 (3.76%) Test Scripting
15 34 (3.65%) Presales
15 34 (3.65%) Service Management
16 33 (3.54%) High Availability
16 33 (3.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (24.89%) SQL
2 188 (20.17%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.18%) C#
4 37 (3.97%) Java
5 34 (3.65%) VBScript
6 26 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 25 (2.68%) VB
8 23 (2.47%) C
9 21 (2.25%) Python
9 21 (2.25%) Ruby
10 15 (1.61%) C++
11 14 (1.50%) Perl
11 14 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.21%) Korn
15 2 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 213 (22.85%) Security Cleared
2 174 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (14.48%) SC Cleared
4 113 (12.12%) MCSA
5 97 (10.41%) MCSE
6 61 (6.55%) MCITP
7 55 (5.90%) DV Cleared
8 50 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (5.15%) MCTS
10 43 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (4.18%) Degree
12 38 (4.08%) CCNA
13 33 (3.54%) ISTQB
14 27 (2.90%) MCP
15 12 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (1.18%) CCNP
16 11 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (1.18%) MCSD
17 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.51%) SLA
2 10 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (1.07%) QA
3 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.64%) COBIT
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 526 (56.44%) Active Directory
2 429 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (13.09%) vSphere
4 98 (10.52%) XenApp
5 79 (8.48%) XenDesktop
6 73 (7.83%) VMware ESX
7 44 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 38 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (3.86%) XenServer
10 24 (2.58%) KVM
11 20 (2.15%) NFS
12 17 (1.82%) Xen
13 14 (1.50%) SRDF
14 12 (1.29%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (0.86%) vCloud
17 7 (0.75%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.64%) Docker
19 5 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 5 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 193 (20.71%) SCCM
2 105 (11.27%) SCOM
3 62 (6.65%) SCVMM
4 41 (4.40%) Puppet
5 37 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
6 35 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
6 35 (3.76%) Netcool
7 29 (3.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 26 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (2.15%) WSUS
10 18 (1.93%) Windows Intune
11 17 (1.82%) SCOrch
12 16 (1.72%) Simpana
13 15 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 14 (1.50%) Ansible
14 14 (1.50%) NetBackup
15 12 (1.29%) EdgeSight
16 11 (1.18%) Backup Exec
16 11 (1.18%) CFEngine
16 11 (1.18%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 609 (65.34%) VMware
2 533 (57.19%) Microsoft
3 266 (28.54%) Citrix
4 157 (16.85%) Cisco
5 133 (14.27%) HP
6 94 (10.09%) Oracle
7 68 (7.30%) NetApp
8 67 (7.19%) Red Hat
9 57 (6.12%) Veritas
10 55 (5.90%) IBM
11 53 (5.69%) Dell
12 41 (4.40%) Intel Security
13 31 (3.33%) AppSense
14 29 (3.11%) Juniper
15 23 (2.47%) Symantec
16 22 (2.36%) CA
16 22 (2.36%) Sun
17 21 (2.25%) EMC
17 21 (2.25%) Intel
18 19 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
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