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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 228 239 261
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 584 542 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 8.81% 8.99% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 341 270
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 20
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.80 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £14.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £33.55 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.60 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+77.18% -6.36%

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
6630 6031 5449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.25% 10.59% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4140 3416 2935
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 609 657
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 517 £375 +7.14% 206
London +64 198 £410 +9.33% 62
South East -19 96 £375 +7.14% 56
North East -6 53 £283 -37.22% 1
Scotland +31 51 £295 -15.41% 6
Yorkshire +23 48 £375 +50.00% 16
Tyne and Wear -15 44 £280 -37.77% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 43 £280 -37.77% 1
South West -12 38 £410 +9.33% 17
Berkshire +17 33 £375 +15.38% 16
East of England -6 30 £375 -6.25% 13
North West -53 28 £300 +18.81% 23
City of London +35 23 £425 +8.97% 20
West Yorkshire +15 22 £288 -11.53% 14
Hampshire +6 19 £313 -30.55% 14
Renfrewshire -10 19 £300 -12.40%
Erskine -14 19 £300 -12.40%
West Midlands -18 19 £398 +32.50% 11
Glasgow +16 17 £249 -33.66% 2
Surrey +2 16 £381 +8.92% 8
Leeds +5 14 £275 -15.38% 9
North Yorkshire -1 13 - -
York +7 12 - -
Reading +4 12 £375 +20.00% 10
Oxfordshire +2 12 £310 -0.80% 1
Basingstoke +10 11 £350 +64.70% 1
Bristol -2 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Merseyside -6 10 £350 -22.22% 2
Durham +16 9 £300 -
South Yorkshire 0 9 £525 +162.50% 2

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 853 (79.05%) Windows
2 720 (66.73%) VMware
3 614 (56.90%) Active Directory
4 611 (56.63%) Microsoft
5 508 (47.08%) Windows Server
6 491 (45.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 377 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 353 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 298 (27.62%) Citrix
10 258 (23.91%) Linux
10 258 (23.91%) SQL
11 254 (23.54%) ITIL
11 254 (23.54%) DNS
12 231 (21.41%) SQL Server
13 230 (21.32%) Security Cleared
14 211 (19.56%) PowerShell
15 206 (19.09%) DHCP
15 206 (19.09%) MS Exchange
16 204 (18.91%) SCCM
17 199 (18.44%) SAN
18 194 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
19 190 (17.61%) Migration
20 181 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 169 (15.66%) Cisco
22 165 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
23 162 (15.01%) Clustering
24 152 (14.09%) MS Excel
25 151 (13.99%) SC Cleared
26 142 (13.16%) Windows 7
26 142 (13.16%) Office 365

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
1 206 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 134 (12.42%) Skype for Business
3 124 (11.49%) SharePoint
4 116 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 78 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (4.91%) IIS
7 38 (3.52%) OpenStack
8 33 (3.06%) Tomcat
9 30 (2.78%) Apache
9 30 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (2.41%) WebSphere
11 25 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 19 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 18 (1.67%) Confluence
14 18 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 152 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 100 (9.27%) MS Office
3 10 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.093%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.093%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.093%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.093%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 165 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (13.16%) Office 365
3 75 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (3.15%) IaaS
5 28 (2.59%) Google Apps
6 24 (2.22%) PaaS
7 22 (2.04%) Trello
8 16 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.30%) OneDrive
11 13 (1.20%) Google App Engine
12 12 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (1.11%) SaaS
13 8 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.65%) Yammer
15 4 (0.37%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.37%) SoftLayer
16 3 (0.28%) Engine Yard
16 3 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 254 (23.54%) DNS
2 206 (19.09%) DHCP
3 199 (18.44%) SAN
4 130 (12.05%) Firewall
5 108 (10.01%) WAN
6 95 (8.80%) LAN
7 79 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 72 (6.67%) VPN
9 66 (6.12%) iSCSI
10 57 (5.28%) Skype
11 49 (4.54%) NAS
12 46 (4.26%) HTTP
13 42 (3.89%) NetScaler
14 39 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
15 31 (2.87%) Wireless
16 30 (2.78%) Multicast
17 29 (2.69%) FCoE
18 27 (2.50%) Internet
18 27 (2.50%) IPsec
19 26 (2.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (2.97%) Hadoop
5 28 (2.59%) MySQL
6 21 (1.95%) HBase
7 20 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.30%) Big Data
11 13 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.11%) DB2
13 11 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 36 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.32%) HP UFT
3 25 (2.32%) WinRunner
4 23 (2.13%) TestDirector
5 20 (1.85%) JIRA
6 19 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.58%) Vagrant
8 16 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.30%) Travis CI
10 12 (1.11%) StarTeam
11 10 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.56%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.56%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.56%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.56%) Gradle
12 6 (0.56%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.56%) Maven
13 4 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 119 (11.03%) Finance
2 51 (4.73%) Banking
3 20 (1.85%) Marketing
4 16 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.30%) Back Office
6 13 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.83%) Legal
8 8 (0.74%) Advertising
9 7 (0.65%) Billing
9 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.65%) Publishing
9 7 (0.65%) Retail
10 6 (0.56%) Local Government
11 5 (0.46%) Law
12 4 (0.37%) French Language
12 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
13 3 (0.28%) German Language
13 3 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (15.38%) Architect
2 132 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 111 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 93 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 87 (8.06%) Analyst
6 73 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 73 (6.77%) Consultant
7 68 (6.30%) Server Engineer
8 67 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 61 (5.65%) Windows Engineer
10 52 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
11 49 (4.54%) Wintel Engineer
12 48 (4.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 46 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
13 46 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (4.17%) Administrator
15 36 (3.34%) Hyper-V Engineer
16 35 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 33 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
17 33 (3.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.21%) .NET
2 47 (4.36%) HTML
3 43 (3.99%) Middleware
3 43 (3.99%) XML
4 34 (3.15%) CSS
4 34 (3.15%) Web Services
5 19 (1.76%) Rendezvous
6 18 (1.67%) XSLT
7 9 (0.83%) RESTful
7 9 (0.83%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.74%) REST
8 8 (0.74%) WSDL
8 8 (0.74%) XSD
9 7 (0.65%) ADO.NET
9 7 (0.65%) ELK Stack
9 7 (0.65%) JSON
10 6 (0.56%) Node.js
11 4 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.37%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.28%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 162 (15.01%) Clustering
2 133 (12.33%) Data Centre
3 55 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 44 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 34 (3.15%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.04%) CESG
8 21 (1.95%) PDA
8 21 (1.95%) PKI
9 19 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.58%) NHS
10 17 (1.58%) Replication
10 17 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.20%) EqualLogic
11 13 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.11%) Social Network
12 12 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 853 (79.05%) Windows
2 508 (47.08%) Windows Server
3 377 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 353 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 258 (23.91%) Linux
6 194 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 142 (13.16%) Windows 7
8 77 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 60 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 52 (4.82%) Unix
11 50 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (4.08%) Windows 8
13 41 (3.80%) Solaris
14 38 (3.52%) Android
15 37 (3.43%) AIX
15 37 (3.43%) Apple iOS
16 31 (2.87%) Ubuntu
17 25 (2.32%) CentOS
18 15 (1.39%) SUSE
19 14 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (23.54%) ITIL
2 190 (17.61%) Migration
3 93 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 79 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (7.32%) Change Management
5 69 (6.39%) DevOps
6 64 (5.93%) Server Virtualisation
7 58 (5.38%) Open Source
8 49 (4.54%) Project Management
9 47 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
10 46 (4.26%) Software Testing
11 44 (4.08%) Load Balancing
12 42 (3.89%) Configuration Management
13 41 (3.80%) High Availability
13 41 (3.80%) Server Building
14 38 (3.52%) Incident Management
14 38 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 37 (3.43%) Mentoring
15 37 (3.43%) Service Management
16 33 (3.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 258 (23.91%) SQL
2 211 (19.56%) PowerShell
3 68 (6.30%) Java
4 50 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 43 (3.99%) VBScript
6 42 (3.89%) Python
7 40 (3.71%) C#
8 34 (3.15%) VB
9 31 (2.87%) Ruby
10 30 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.78%) Perl
11 22 (2.04%) C
12 18 (1.67%) C++
13 14 (1.30%) PHP
14 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.65%) Scala
15 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.56%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.19%) Tcl
18 1 (0.093%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 230 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 181 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 151 (13.99%) SC Cleared
4 117 (10.84%) MCSE
5 104 (9.64%) MCSA
6 71 (6.58%) Degree
7 52 (4.82%) MCITP
8 46 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 40 (3.71%) MCTS
10 37 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 31 (2.87%) ISTQB
14 29 (2.69%) CCNA
15 23 (2.13%) MCSD
16 18 (1.67%) MCP
17 11 (1.02%) CCNP
18 9 (0.83%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
19 7 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.24%) SLA
2 32 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.02%) QA
4 10 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.65%) HL7
7 5 (0.46%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.093%) FISMA
9 1 (0.093%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.093%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.093%) PMBOK
System Software
1 614 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 491 (45.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (12.14%) XenApp
4 120 (11.12%) vSphere
5 101 (9.36%) XenDesktop
6 72 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 66 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (5.00%) KVM
9 49 (4.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 46 (4.26%) Xen
11 45 (4.17%) XenServer
12 41 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
13 37 (3.43%) NFS
14 32 (2.97%) SRDF
15 29 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
16 26 (2.41%) Docker
17 20 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (1.30%) Terminal Services
19 11 (1.02%) vCloud
19 11 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 204 (18.91%) SCCM
2 106 (9.82%) SCOM
3 71 (6.58%) Puppet
4 61 (5.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 55 (5.10%) SCVMM
6 48 (4.45%) Failover Clustering
7 42 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (3.80%) Ansible
9 40 (3.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 31 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
11 29 (2.69%) Netcool
11 29 (2.69%) WSUS
12 23 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
13 22 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 21 (1.95%) Backup Exec
15 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
16 14 (1.30%) AirWatch
17 13 (1.20%) NetBackup
17 13 (1.20%) Simpana
18 12 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 720 (66.73%) VMware
2 611 (56.63%) Microsoft
3 298 (27.62%) Citrix
4 169 (15.66%) Cisco
5 141 (13.07%) Oracle
6 131 (12.14%) HP
7 97 (8.99%) NetApp
8 74 (6.86%) IBM
9 73 (6.77%) Dell
10 69 (6.39%) Red Hat
11 52 (4.82%) EMC
12 49 (4.54%) AppSense
12 49 (4.54%) Google
13 45 (4.17%) Veritas
14 41 (3.80%) Apple
15 40 (3.71%) Intel Security
16 36 (3.34%) Intel
17 29 (2.69%) Symantec
18 26 (2.41%) Juniper
19 25 (2.32%) Sybase
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