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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
Rank 264 271 232
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 392 440 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 7.21% 8.65% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 286 284
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.70 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-36.42% +34.61%

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
5436 5086 5155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.20% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3038 2833
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 492 600
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -11 356 £350 - 212
London +32 148 £388 -13.88% 61
South East -17 84 £350 - 46
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £350 +7.69% 3
Milton Keynes +22 25 £350 +7.27%
City of London -1 24 £460 +15.00% 17
Hampshire +19 23 £400 +16.36% 5
Scotland +13 23 £328 -6.42% 7
East of England +10 22 £350 +33.33% 13
North East -3 22 £283 - 6
South West -5 21 £221 -23.04% 6
Tyne and Wear -4 20 £283 - 6
North West -3 19 £275 - 24
West Midlands -2 17 £350 -22.22% 22
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 17 £290 - 3
Berkshire -16 16 £275 -21.42% 14
Edinburgh +35 15 £400 - 1
Birmingham +10 13 £350 -15.15% 3
West Yorkshire +10 12 £305 +22.00% 17
Yorkshire +5 12 £305 +10.90% 23
Manchester +7 10 £288 - 16
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £400 +61.61% 3
Leeds -1 9 £320 +28.00% 11
Cambridge - 8 £400 - 2
Reading +3 7 £250 - 7
Surrey 0 7 £345 +11.29% 4
Gloucestershire -4 7 £153 -49.16% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £280 +24.44% 11
Oxfordshire -16 7 £375 -11.76% 12
Northern Ireland - 7 £225 - 3

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 636 (74.39%) Windows
2 527 (61.64%) VMware
3 483 (56.49%) Active Directory
4 465 (54.39%) Microsoft
5 420 (49.12%) Windows Server
6 326 (38.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 305 (35.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 276 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 198 (23.16%) Citrix
10 190 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 185 (21.64%) DNS
12 184 (21.52%) PowerShell
13 176 (20.58%) Cisco
14 174 (20.35%) SQL Server
15 163 (19.06%) MS Exchange
15 163 (19.06%) Office 365
16 161 (18.83%) Firewall
17 152 (17.78%) DHCP
18 149 (17.43%) Linux
19 148 (17.31%) SCCM
20 146 (17.08%) SQL
21 140 (16.37%) ITIL
21 140 (16.37%) SAN
22 135 (15.79%) Security Cleared
23 132 (15.44%) MS Excel
24 113 (13.22%) Skype for Business
25 111 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
26 108 (12.63%) SC Cleared
27 107 (12.51%) LAN
27 107 (12.51%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 163 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 113 (13.22%) Skype for Business
3 96 (11.23%) SharePoint
4 95 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 89 (10.41%) IIS
6 61 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (2.92%) Apache
7 25 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.64%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.52%) Confluence
13 12 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 132 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 76 (8.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.05%) SAP hybris
3 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (19.06%) Office 365
3 90 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (5.38%) IaaS
5 39 (4.56%) SaaS
6 26 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (2.92%) PaaS
8 15 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (1.64%) G Suite
10 11 (1.29%) Trello
11 8 (0.94%) GitHub
12 7 (0.82%) Akamai
12 7 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.82%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.82%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.70%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.58%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 185 (21.64%) DNS
2 161 (18.83%) Firewall
3 152 (17.78%) DHCP
4 140 (16.37%) SAN
5 107 (12.51%) LAN
6 95 (11.11%) WAN
7 72 (8.42%) TCP/IP
8 51 (5.96%) Skype
9 50 (5.85%) VPN
10 48 (5.61%) Wireless
11 45 (5.26%) iSCSI
12 42 (4.91%) Internet
13 38 (4.44%) NAS
13 38 (4.44%) VLAN
14 31 (3.63%) NetScaler
15 26 (3.04%) Remote Desktop
16 25 (2.92%) VoIP
17 24 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (2.69%) Network Security
19 21 (2.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.46%) MySQL
5 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.29%) HBase
9 10 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.70%) Big Data
11 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.23%) DB2
14 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.87%) JIRA
3 15 (1.75%) StarTeam
4 14 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.70%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.70%) Subversion
9 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.47%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.35%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.35%) Gitweb
10 3 (0.35%) Gradle
10 3 (0.35%) MSI
10 3 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 103 (12.05%) Finance
2 31 (3.63%) Banking
3 21 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.34%) Marketing
5 17 (1.99%) Legal
6 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.40%) Advertising
8 10 (1.17%) Electronics
8 10 (1.17%) Retail
9 5 (0.58%) Law
9 5 (0.58%) Publishing
10 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 164 (19.18%) Architect
2 118 (13.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (8.54%) Support Engineer
4 67 (7.84%) Consultant
5 65 (7.60%) Analyst
6 58 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 58 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
7 47 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 47 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 45 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 34 (3.98%) IT Engineer
9 34 (3.98%) Server Engineer
10 32 (3.74%) Administrator
11 29 (3.39%) IT Support
12 28 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (3.27%) Network Engineer
12 28 (3.27%) VMware Engineer
13 25 (2.92%) Active Directory Engineer
13 25 (2.92%) Support Analyst
14 23 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.39%) Web Services
2 26 (3.04%) Middleware
3 20 (2.34%) .NET
4 15 (1.75%) HTML
5 12 (1.40%) XML
6 11 (1.29%) LAMP
7 10 (1.17%) Rendezvous
7 10 (1.17%) XSLT
8 8 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.82%) MCollective
9 7 (0.82%) WCF
10 6 (0.70%) ELK Stack
10 6 (0.70%) J2EE
11 5 (0.58%) CSS
12 4 (0.47%) SAML
12 4 (0.47%) WF
13 3 (0.35%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.35%) Django
13 3 (0.35%) jQuery
13 3 (0.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.06%) Clustering
2 77 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 57 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (3.39%) Replication
6 28 (3.27%) PKI
7 24 (2.81%) Private Cloud
8 22 (2.57%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.75%) BYOD
12 13 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.17%) CESG
14 10 (1.17%) VCE vBlock
15 9 (1.05%) FlexPod
16 8 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 636 (74.39%) Windows
2 420 (49.12%) Windows Server
3 305 (35.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 276 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (17.43%) Linux
6 107 (12.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 99 (11.58%) Windows 7
8 70 (8.19%) Windows 10
9 51 (5.96%) Windows 8
10 43 (5.03%) Windows XP
11 39 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (3.16%) Android
13 26 (3.04%) AIX
13 26 (3.04%) Unix
14 22 (2.57%) Apple iOS
14 22 (2.57%) Mac OS X
14 22 (2.57%) Solaris
15 7 (0.82%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (16.37%) ITIL
2 97 (11.35%) Migration
3 68 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (7.60%) Server Virtualisation
5 48 (5.61%) Change Management
6 46 (5.38%) DevOps
7 42 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (4.80%) Virtual Environments
9 39 (4.56%) High Availability
10 35 (4.09%) TOGAF
11 28 (3.27%) Incident Management
12 27 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
13 26 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (2.81%) Load Balancing
14 24 (2.81%) Problem Management
15 22 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (2.46%) CRM
17 19 (2.22%) Converged Infrastructure
17 19 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
17 19 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 184 (21.52%) PowerShell
2 146 (17.08%) SQL
3 25 (2.92%) Java
4 23 (2.69%) Python
5 20 (2.34%) C#
6 17 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.64%) C
8 12 (1.40%) Perl
8 12 (1.40%) VB
9 11 (1.29%) VBScript
10 9 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.94%) Ruby
12 7 (0.82%) PHP
13 4 (0.47%) C++
14 2 (0.23%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.23%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) Scala
15 1 (0.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 135 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 111 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (12.63%) SC Cleared
4 86 (10.06%) MCSE
5 68 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (6.32%) CCNA
7 43 (5.03%) MCSA
8 36 (4.21%) MCITP
9 34 (3.98%) CCNP
10 31 (3.63%) Degree
11 30 (3.51%) DV Cleared
12 21 (2.46%) MCTS
13 18 (2.11%) CCIE
14 15 (1.75%) ISTQB
14 15 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.52%) DBS Check
16 11 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
17 10 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (1.05%) MCP
19 6 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.92%) SLA
2 16 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.58%) QA
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) FISMA
7 1 (0.12%) GCP
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 483 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 326 (38.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (8.42%) XenApp
4 57 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 55 (6.43%) vSphere
6 53 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 37 (4.33%) XenServer
10 27 (3.16%) VMware ESX
11 25 (2.92%) KVM
12 21 (2.46%) Docker
13 17 (1.99%) NFS
13 17 (1.99%) vCloud
13 17 (1.99%) Xen
14 15 (1.75%) SRDF
14 15 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (1.64%) Terminal Services
15 14 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
16 10 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 148 (17.31%) SCCM
2 88 (10.29%) SCOM
3 43 (5.03%) Puppet
4 40 (4.68%) WSUS
5 35 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.98%) Ansible
7 33 (3.86%) SCVMM
8 24 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 19 (2.22%) Backup Exec
11 18 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (1.75%) Netcool
13 13 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
13 13 (1.52%) Packer
14 12 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (1.17%) AirWatch
15 10 (1.17%) vRealize
16 9 (1.05%) NetBackup
16 9 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 9 (1.05%) vMotion
Vendors
1 527 (61.64%) VMware
2 465 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 198 (23.16%) Citrix
4 176 (20.58%) Cisco
5 82 (9.59%) HP
6 76 (8.89%) NetApp
7 73 (8.54%) Oracle
8 68 (7.95%) Dell
9 47 (5.50%) IBM
10 46 (5.38%) EMC
11 43 (5.03%) Juniper
12 42 (4.91%) Red Hat
13 41 (4.80%) CheckPoint
14 36 (4.21%) Symantec
15 32 (3.74%) Apple
16 26 (3.04%) Veeam
17 25 (2.92%) SAP
17 25 (2.92%) Veritas
18 21 (2.46%) Google
18 21 (2.46%) Intel Security
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