The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 278 217 285
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +68
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 429 535 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.03% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 8.54% 10.42% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 315 185
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £390 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 18
Average hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £18.60 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.55 £30.51 £34.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +65.07%

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
5022 5132 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.76% 9.91% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2976 2790 2420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 599 555
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 376 £350 -12.50% 269
South East -15 131 £350 -12.50% 98
London -45 98 £406 -4.41% 60
North West +5 49 £338 +3.84% 22
Scotland +13 36 £363 +0.97% 11
South West +14 35 £275 -29.03% 15
Berkshire +2 35 £350 -22.22% 25
Surrey +7 31 £310 -11.42% 29
Renfrewshire +13 30 £369 +2.71% 1
Erskine +10 28 £394 +9.67% 1
Hampshire +4 26 £350 +7.69% 12
East Midlands +1 24 £314 -3.46% 10
Yorkshire -29 19 £300 -17.24% 18
Cheshire +8 18 £250 -44.44% 7
Reading -8 16 £250 -42.85% 18
Wiltshire +5 15 £275 -34.52% 2
Oxfordshire +8 14 £375 -9.09% 9
Manchester -8 14 £325 +18.72% 8
East of England -15 14 £325 -31.57% 22
Lancashire +6 13 £381 +17.30% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 13 £438 +3.55% 10
Gloucestershire +15 12 £288 -24.59% 3
City of London +21 11 £420 +5.00% 8
Guildford +17 11 £185 - 3
Swindon +4 11 £265 -36.90% 1
Leeds -8 11 £250 -31.03% 7
West Yorkshire -10 11 £250 -27.27% 13
Milton Keynes -13 9 £364 -14.15% 3
Macclesfield +2 8 £281 -37.50% 2
Basingstoke -1 8 - - 3

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V.

1 706 (79.95%) Windows
2 561 (63.53%) VMware
3 495 (56.06%) Microsoft
4 484 (54.81%) Active Directory
5 440 (49.83%) Windows Server
6 376 (42.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 308 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 261 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 259 (29.33%) Citrix
10 228 (25.82%) SQL
11 195 (22.08%) SAN
12 187 (21.18%) Cisco
12 187 (21.18%) ITIL
13 183 (20.72%) SCCM
14 173 (19.59%) Migration
15 171 (19.37%) SQL Server
15 171 (19.37%) MS Exchange
16 165 (18.69%) DNS
17 162 (18.35%) Security Cleared
18 160 (18.12%) Linux
19 156 (17.67%) HP
19 156 (17.67%) PowerShell
20 142 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
20 142 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 138 (15.63%) Data Centre
22 135 (15.29%) Firewall
23 131 (14.84%) Windows 7
24 130 (14.72%) Clustering
25 126 (14.27%) WAN
26 121 (13.70%) vSphere

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 171 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 99 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 72 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 63 (7.13%) Skype for Business
6 44 (4.98%) IIS
7 39 (4.42%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (2.04%) Apache
11 18 (2.04%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.91%) Eucalyptus
13 8 (0.91%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.79%) Live Communications Server
15 6 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.68%) JBoss
16 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.08%) MS Office
3 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.23%) Windchill
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.45%) Relativity
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) RMDS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (10.53%) Office 365
3 52 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.17%) IaaS
5 22 (2.49%) PaaS
6 21 (2.38%) SaaS
7 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.57%) SoftLayer
9 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 195 (22.08%) SAN
2 165 (18.69%) DNS
3 135 (15.29%) Firewall
4 126 (14.27%) WAN
5 115 (13.02%) LAN
6 106 (12.00%) DHCP
7 75 (8.49%) TCP/IP
8 43 (4.87%) NetScaler
9 39 (4.42%) VPN
10 38 (4.30%) Network Security
11 31 (3.51%) VLAN
12 29 (3.28%) iSCSI
13 27 (3.06%) NAS
14 26 (2.94%) MPLS
15 25 (2.83%) Internet
16 21 (2.38%) VoIP
17 20 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
17 20 (2.27%) Wireless
18 17 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
18 17 (1.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.25%) MySQL
8 9 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.79%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.68%) DB2
10 6 (0.68%) DTS
10 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.57%) Big Data
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (5.32%) TestDirector
2 46 (5.21%) HP UFT
2 46 (5.21%) WinRunner
3 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.68%) MSI
6 5 (0.57%) JIRA
7 4 (0.45%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.45%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.23%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.23%) Selenium
9 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.23%) WiX
10 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.11%) StarTeam
General
1 84 (9.51%) Finance
2 22 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.38%) Retail
4 17 (1.93%) Banking
5 13 (1.47%) Legal
6 11 (1.25%) Back Office
6 11 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.25%) Marketing
7 9 (1.02%) Advertising
7 9 (1.02%) Electronics
8 8 (0.91%) Local Government
9 4 (0.45%) Games
9 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.23%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (15.86%) Architect
2 98 (11.10%) Analyst
3 95 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 72 (8.15%) Consultant
6 58 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (5.44%) Server Engineer
8 45 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
9 44 (4.98%) Administrator
9 44 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
10 39 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 39 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 34 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
12 33 (3.74%) Hyper-V Engineer
13 32 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 32 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
13 32 (3.62%) Test Analyst
14 30 (3.40%) Technical Architect
15 27 (3.06%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.83%) Middleware
2 20 (2.27%) .NET
3 16 (1.81%) Web Services
4 10 (1.13%) HTML
5 9 (1.02%) CSS
6 8 (0.91%) Java EE
7 5 (0.57%) SOAP
7 5 (0.57%) XML
8 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.45%) JMS
8 4 (0.45%) JSON
9 3 (0.34%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.23%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.23%) COM
10 2 (0.23%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.11%) Ultra Messaging
11 1 (0.11%) WCF
11 1 (0.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 138 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 130 (14.72%) Clustering
3 54 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.76%) PDA
5 35 (3.96%) Public Cloud
6 26 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 21 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.15%) FlexPod
9 17 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (1.81%) HP Storage
10 16 (1.81%) Replication
11 15 (1.70%) VCE vBlock
12 11 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.25%) PKI
13 8 (0.91%) User Experience
14 7 (0.79%) Celerra
14 7 (0.79%) CLARiiON
14 7 (0.79%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 706 (79.95%) Windows
2 440 (49.83%) Windows Server
3 308 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 261 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (18.12%) Linux
6 142 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 131 (14.84%) Windows 7
8 76 (8.61%) AIX
9 70 (7.93%) Windows XP
10 40 (4.53%) Unix
11 29 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.94%) Windows 8
13 23 (2.60%) Solaris
14 22 (2.49%) Windows 10
15 12 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
15 12 (1.36%) HPUX
16 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.57%) CentOS
17 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (21.18%) ITIL
2 173 (19.59%) Migration
3 83 (9.40%) Change Management
4 65 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (5.44%) Test Automation
6 47 (5.32%) Software Testing
7 44 (4.98%) Test Scripting
8 40 (4.53%) Configuration Management
9 39 (4.42%) Service Management
10 36 (4.08%) Data Protection
11 32 (3.62%) CRM
12 30 (3.40%) Load Balancing
13 29 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 27 (3.06%) Open Source
15 26 (2.94%) High Availability
15 26 (2.94%) Presales
15 26 (2.94%) Time Management
15 26 (2.94%) TOGAF
16 25 (2.83%) Data Migration
17 24 (2.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 228 (25.82%) SQL
2 156 (17.67%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.94%) Java
4 21 (2.38%) Ruby
5 20 (2.27%) C#
6 17 (1.93%) VBScript
7 16 (1.81%) C
7 16 (1.81%) Perl
8 14 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.13%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.13%) Python
11 9 (1.02%) VB
12 6 (0.68%) C++
13 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.23%) PHP
15 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 162 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 142 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (12.34%) SC Cleared
4 104 (11.78%) MCSA
5 82 (9.29%) MCSE
6 70 (7.93%) MCITP
7 53 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (5.78%) MCTS
9 47 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 45 (5.10%) CCNA
11 40 (4.53%) ISTQB
12 38 (4.30%) DV Cleared
13 20 (2.27%) MCP
14 13 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (1.25%) CCNP
15 11 (1.25%) Degree
16 9 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.91%) DBS Check
17 8 (0.91%) NCIE
18 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.87%) SLA
2 20 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.91%) QA
5 6 (0.68%) COBIT
6 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 484 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 376 (42.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (13.70%) vSphere
4 76 (8.61%) XenApp
5 64 (7.25%) VMware ESX
6 61 (6.91%) XenDesktop
7 41 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 41 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (4.19%) XenServer
9 23 (2.60%) Terminal Services
10 17 (1.93%) NFS
10 17 (1.93%) vCloud
11 16 (1.81%) KVM
11 16 (1.81%) Xen
12 8 (0.91%) Firmware
13 5 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.34%) Varnish
16 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 183 (20.72%) SCCM
2 105 (11.89%) SCOM
3 48 (5.44%) McAfee ePO
4 46 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
4 46 (5.21%) Netcool
5 41 (4.64%) SCVMM
6 33 (3.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 27 (3.06%) WSUS
8 26 (2.94%) Puppet
9 23 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (2.38%) Backup Exec
11 18 (2.04%) NetBackup
12 15 (1.70%) Windows Intune
13 12 (1.36%) SCOrch
13 12 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (1.25%) CFEngine
14 11 (1.25%) Simpana
15 10 (1.13%) SCDPM
15 10 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 561 (63.53%) VMware
2 495 (56.06%) Microsoft
3 259 (29.33%) Citrix
4 187 (21.18%) Cisco
5 156 (17.67%) HP
6 77 (8.72%) Oracle
7 72 (8.15%) NetApp
8 65 (7.36%) Dell
9 61 (6.91%) IBM
9 61 (6.91%) Veritas
10 56 (6.34%) Intel Security
11 39 (4.42%) Red Hat
12 38 (4.30%) Juniper
13 32 (3.62%) EMC
14 30 (3.40%) 3PAR
15 29 (3.28%) Symantec
16 27 (3.06%) CheckPoint
17 24 (2.72%) CommVault
18 23 (2.60%) Brocade
19 16 (1.81%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £42.25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £324.72 - £360.80 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum £250.00 - £300.00 Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.09 - £18.05 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Doncaster
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago