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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 264 265 251
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 435 477 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 6.69% 8.72% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 294 325
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £58.25 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +38.46%

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
6505 5470 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 10.00% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4053 3171 3155
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 622 724
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.05 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -8 376 £350 -6.66% 214
London +27 151 £400 -5.88% 46
South East -24 81 £340 -9.33% 53
Scotland +7 45 £278 -10.48% 1
North East -9 36 £275 - 3
South West +1 30 £330 +14.78% 22
Tyne and Wear -15 26 £275 - 2
East of England +13 24 £381 +43.86% 14
Edinburgh +38 22 £315 -32.11% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 21 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £337 -15.64% 2
Berkshire -7 19 £275 -31.97% 16
North West -19 19 £250 -28.57% 36
City of London -1 18 £500 +25.00% 13
Milton Keynes +20 17 £337 -17.60% 1
Hampshire +8 17 £369 +7.34% 12
Erskine -13 15 £275 -10.20%
Renfrewshire -16 15 £275 -10.20%
West Midlands -33 15 £325 -21.21% 19
Oxfordshire -6 13 £400 -5.88% 8
Manchester +7 12 £225 -35.71% 24
Reading +7 11 £250 -13.04% 10
Gloucestershire -1 11 £155 -46.08% 6
East Midlands -14 11 £338 +35.67% 11
Surrey +6 10 £340 -4.89% 5
Durham - 10 £275 -
Oxford -4 9 £400 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire -8 9 £550 +69.23% 1
Essex +10 8 £223 -16.03% 1
Yorkshire +2 8 £199 -50.31% 9

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 729 (75.70%) Windows
2 616 (63.97%) VMware
3 544 (56.49%) Active Directory
4 531 (55.14%) Microsoft
5 464 (48.18%) Windows Server
6 379 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 345 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 314 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 237 (24.61%) Citrix
10 226 (23.47%) SQL Server
11 198 (20.56%) DNS
12 193 (20.04%) PowerShell
13 187 (19.42%) Linux
14 186 (19.31%) SQL
15 184 (19.11%) MS Exchange
16 183 (19.00%) ITIL
17 179 (18.59%) Cisco
18 177 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
19 176 (18.28%) Office 365
20 173 (17.96%) SCCM
21 167 (17.34%) Firewall
22 165 (17.13%) DHCP
23 157 (16.30%) Migration
24 149 (15.47%) Security Cleared
25 147 (15.26%) SAN
25 147 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
26 130 (13.50%) MS Excel
27 127 (13.19%) Skype for Business
28 121 (12.56%) SharePoint
28 121 (12.56%) Finance

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
1 184 (19.11%) MS Exchange
2 127 (13.19%) Skype for Business
3 121 (12.56%) SharePoint
4 103 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 96 (9.97%) IIS
6 69 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (3.63%) Apache
8 33 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 31 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (2.49%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.39%) WebSphere
12 20 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (1.87%) Confluence
14 17 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
16 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 130 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 104 (10.80%) MS Office
3 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.93%) SAP hybris
4 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.21%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 177 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 176 (18.28%) Office 365
3 89 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (4.05%) IaaS
5 38 (3.95%) SaaS
6 32 (3.32%) G Suite
7 27 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (2.70%) Trello
9 20 (2.08%) PaaS
10 13 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.04%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.93%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.83%) GitHub
15 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.42%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
17 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
17 3 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 198 (20.56%) DNS
2 167 (17.34%) Firewall
3 165 (17.13%) DHCP
4 147 (15.26%) SAN
5 101 (10.49%) LAN
6 95 (9.87%) WAN
7 73 (7.58%) TCP/IP
8 62 (6.44%) iSCSI
9 54 (5.61%) Skype
10 48 (4.98%) NAS
10 48 (4.98%) Wireless
11 47 (4.88%) Internet
11 47 (4.88%) VPN
12 44 (4.57%) VLAN
13 35 (3.63%) VoIP
14 30 (3.12%) NetScaler
15 28 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
16 24 (2.49%) LDAP
17 23 (2.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (3.43%) MySQL
5 23 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.87%) HBase
7 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.14%) Big Data
9 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.62%) SSDT
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (3.12%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.28%) JIRA
4 21 (2.18%) StarTeam
5 18 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.83%) Gradle
8 8 (0.83%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (0.73%) Subversion
10 6 (0.62%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.62%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.62%) Maven
10 6 (0.62%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.42%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.42%) WinDbg
General
1 121 (12.56%) Finance
2 31 (3.22%) Banking
3 15 (1.56%) Marketing
4 14 (1.45%) Advertising
4 14 (1.45%) Legal
5 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.04%) Publishing
7 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.62%) Law
9 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.52%) Retail
10 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.42%) Back Office
11 3 (0.31%) Billing
11 3 (0.31%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (17.76%) Architect
2 131 (13.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (8.31%) Support Engineer
4 73 (7.58%) Analyst
5 72 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 71 (7.37%) Consultant
7 68 (7.06%) Windows Engineer
8 56 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 54 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 47 (4.88%) Server Engineer
11 44 (4.57%) Technical Architect
12 42 (4.36%) Administrator
13 34 (3.53%) IT Engineer
14 31 (3.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 31 (3.22%) VMware Engineer
15 30 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
15 30 (3.12%) IT Support
16 29 (3.01%) Support Analyst
17 27 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 27 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.84%) Middleware
2 35 (3.63%) .NET
3 28 (2.91%) Web Services
4 27 (2.80%) HTML
5 18 (1.87%) XML
6 16 (1.66%) Rendezvous
6 16 (1.66%) XSLT
7 12 (1.25%) LAMP
8 10 (1.04%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.04%) CSS
8 10 (1.04%) Software Packaging
9 8 (0.83%) Node.js
10 7 (0.73%) MCollective
11 6 (0.62%) ELK Stack
12 5 (0.52%) WCF
13 4 (0.42%) WF
14 3 (0.31%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.31%) Django
14 3 (0.31%) J2EE
14 3 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.49%) Clustering
2 91 (9.45%) Data Centre
3 43 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.36%) Private Cloud
5 39 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.12%) PKI
7 27 (2.80%) Blackberry
8 24 (2.49%) CESG
9 23 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (2.39%) Replication
10 21 (2.18%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.77%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.66%) BYOD
13 14 (1.45%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.25%) Social Network
15 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.93%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.93%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.93%) Thin Client
17 8 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 729 (75.70%) Windows
2 464 (48.18%) Windows Server
3 345 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 314 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (19.42%) Linux
6 147 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 118 (12.25%) Windows 7
8 86 (8.93%) Windows 10
9 51 (5.30%) Windows XP
10 49 (5.09%) Windows 8
11 48 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (4.36%) Android
13 39 (4.05%) Apple iOS
14 38 (3.95%) Solaris
15 34 (3.53%) AIX
16 31 (3.22%) Unix
17 24 (2.49%) Mac OS X
18 14 (1.45%) Windows Phone
19 10 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
20 8 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.00%) ITIL
2 157 (16.30%) Migration
3 87 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (7.48%) Server Virtualisation
5 54 (5.61%) DevOps
6 50 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 46 (4.78%) Change Management
8 40 (4.15%) High Availability
9 35 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (3.32%) Virtual Environments
11 28 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (2.91%) Mobile Device Management
12 27 (2.80%) CRM
12 27 (2.80%) Software Testing
13 25 (2.60%) Open Source
13 25 (2.60%) Project Management
14 24 (2.49%) Benchmarking
14 24 (2.49%) Incident Management
14 24 (2.49%) Service Delivery
14 24 (2.49%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (20.04%) PowerShell
2 186 (19.31%) SQL
3 44 (4.57%) Java
4 29 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 27 (2.80%) Python
6 24 (2.49%) C#
7 19 (1.97%) Bash Shell
8 18 (1.87%) Perl
9 17 (1.77%) VB
10 15 (1.56%) C
10 15 (1.56%) Ruby
11 13 (1.35%) PHP
11 13 (1.35%) VBScript
12 12 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.62%) Scala
13 6 (0.62%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.42%) C++
15 2 (0.21%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 149 (15.47%) Security Cleared
2 113 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (11.53%) SC Cleared
4 91 (9.45%) MCSE
5 51 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (4.88%) MCSA
7 41 (4.26%) CCNA
8 40 (4.15%) Degree
9 39 (4.05%) MCITP
10 33 (3.43%) DV Cleared
11 27 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (2.70%) MCTS
13 24 (2.49%) CCNP
14 23 (2.39%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.45%) DBS Check
16 13 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.93%) MCP
18 8 (0.83%) CCIE
18 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
19 7 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.56%) SLA
3 10 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.83%) QA
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) FISMA
6 1 (0.10%) GCP
6 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.10%) GPG13
6 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 544 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 379 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (10.28%) XenApp
4 74 (7.68%) XenDesktop
5 63 (6.54%) vSphere
6 54 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 45 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
9 39 (4.05%) KVM
9 39 (4.05%) XenServer
10 27 (2.80%) NFS
10 27 (2.80%) Xen
11 25 (2.60%) SRDF
12 23 (2.39%) Docker
13 22 (2.28%) VMware ESX
14 18 (1.87%) Terminal Services
15 17 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
17 13 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 173 (17.96%) SCCM
2 100 (10.38%) SCOM
3 60 (6.23%) Puppet
4 43 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.47%) WSUS
5 37 (3.84%) Ansible
6 35 (3.63%) SCVMM
7 29 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 25 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (2.18%) Netcool
10 16 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 16 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
11 15 (1.56%) Backup Exec
11 15 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (1.35%) Packer
13 12 (1.25%) Terraform
14 11 (1.14%) vMotion
15 10 (1.04%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 616 (63.97%) VMware
2 531 (55.14%) Microsoft
3 237 (24.61%) Citrix
4 179 (18.59%) Cisco
5 113 (11.73%) Oracle
6 98 (10.18%) NetApp
7 92 (9.55%) HP
8 73 (7.58%) Dell
9 69 (7.17%) IBM
10 57 (5.92%) EMC
11 53 (5.50%) Red Hat
12 45 (4.67%) Apple
13 44 (4.57%) Google
14 38 (3.95%) Juniper
15 37 (3.84%) CheckPoint
16 29 (3.01%) Symantec
17 27 (2.80%) Intel
17 27 (2.80%) Veritas
18 25 (2.60%) Intel Security
19 22 (2.28%) SAP
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