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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 257 278 275
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 514 499 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 7.93% 8.56% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 305 293
Median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 15
Median hourly rate £32.75 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.02% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £14.32 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.08 £30.90 £23.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -16.66%

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
6478 5827 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.07% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 3306 3274
Median daily rate £405 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 632 715
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 460 £350 -6.66% 214
London +65 182 £400 +3.55% 42
South East -5 83 £375 +7.14% 51
Scotland +22 47 £250 -21.25% 6
East of England +5 40 £340 -20.00% 18
Yorkshire +26 33 £290 +16.00% 16
North East +1 32 £275 -56.69% 5
Oxfordshire +4 26 £400 +6.66% 11
North West -5 25 £294 -1.26% 27
Hertfordshire +5 23 £300 -29.41% 5
South West -1 22 £263 -22.22% 26
West Midlands -29 22 £275 -10.20% 18
Hampshire +11 21 £313 +0.80% 5
City of London +9 20 £413 +5.96% 8
Oxford +2 20 £400 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -4 20 £325 -17.46% 10
Watford -1 19 £320 -24.70% 2
Renfrewshire -13 18 £275 -9.83%
Tyne and Wear -16 18 £275 -56.69% 4
Erskine -15 17 £275 -9.83%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 16 £275 -56.69% 2
Edinburgh +21 14 £200 -56.89% 1
Durham +17 14 £300 - 1
Manchester -11 13 £244 -2.50% 22
York +13 12 - - 1
Glasgow +13 12 £240 -11.11% 3
North Yorkshire +8 12 - - 1
Surrey +3 12 £263 -28.08% 13
Berkshire -15 11 £363 +9.84% 13
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £300 -36.84% 6

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 807 (77.52%) Windows
2 675 (64.84%) VMware
3 588 (56.48%) Active Directory
4 579 (55.62%) Microsoft
5 487 (46.78%) Windows Server
6 435 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 366 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 342 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 290 (27.86%) Citrix
10 241 (23.15%) DNS
11 239 (22.96%) SQL Server
12 232 (22.29%) ITIL
13 228 (21.90%) SQL
14 222 (21.33%) Linux
15 211 (20.27%) SCCM
16 209 (20.08%) PowerShell
16 209 (20.08%) DHCP
17 205 (19.69%) MS Exchange
18 185 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 184 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
20 181 (17.39%) Migration
21 179 (17.20%) SAN
22 169 (16.23%) Security Cleared
23 168 (16.14%) Cisco
24 160 (15.37%) Microsoft Certification
24 160 (15.37%) Office 365
25 159 (15.27%) Firewall
26 144 (13.83%) MS Excel
27 142 (13.64%) Skype for Business
28 140 (13.45%) SharePoint

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
1 205 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 142 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 140 (13.45%) SharePoint
4 127 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 84 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 71 (6.82%) IIS
7 33 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (2.59%) OpenStack
10 25 (2.40%) Apache
10 25 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (2.02%) Tomcat
11 21 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 15 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
17 10 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 144 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 108 (10.37%) MS Office
3 10 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.86%) SAP hybris
4 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.096%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 185 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (15.37%) Office 365
3 95 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.65%) IaaS
5 33 (3.17%) Google Apps
6 31 (2.98%) SaaS
7 26 (2.50%) Trello
8 18 (1.73%) PaaS
9 17 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (1.25%) Google App Engine
13 12 (1.15%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.86%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.48%) Heroku
17 4 (0.38%) GitHub
17 4 (0.38%) Yammer
18 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (23.15%) DNS
2 209 (20.08%) DHCP
3 179 (17.20%) SAN
4 159 (15.27%) Firewall
5 108 (10.37%) WAN
6 103 (9.89%) LAN
7 67 (6.44%) TCP/IP
8 65 (6.24%) iSCSI
8 65 (6.24%) VPN
9 56 (5.38%) Skype
10 53 (5.09%) NAS
11 38 (3.65%) NetScaler
12 35 (3.36%) Wireless
13 34 (3.27%) HTTP
13 34 (3.27%) VoIP
14 31 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (2.98%) Internet
15 30 (2.88%) VLAN
16 26 (2.50%) LDAP
16 26 (2.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.46%) MySQL
4 31 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.63%) HBase
6 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.44%) Big Data
8 15 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.96%) DB2
11 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.58%) SSDT
15 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.40%) TeamCity
4 20 (1.92%) StarTeam
5 19 (1.83%) Vagrant
6 18 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.34%) Travis CI
9 12 (1.15%) JIRA
10 8 (0.77%) Gradle
10 8 (0.77%) HP UFT
10 8 (0.77%) WinRunner
11 7 (0.67%) TestDirector
12 6 (0.58%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.58%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.58%) Maven
13 5 (0.48%) Subversion
14 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.38%) WiX
General
1 118 (11.34%) Finance
2 36 (3.46%) Banking
3 21 (2.02%) Marketing
4 14 (1.34%) Legal
5 13 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 10 (0.96%) Back Office
7 9 (0.86%) Advertising
7 9 (0.86%) Publishing
8 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.48%) Billing
9 5 (0.48%) Law
9 5 (0.48%) Retail
10 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Local Government
10 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 181 (17.39%) Architect
2 128 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (8.84%) Support Engineer
4 85 (8.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 78 (7.49%) Consultant
6 68 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 66 (6.34%) Infrastructure Architect
7 66 (6.34%) Windows Engineer
8 65 (6.24%) Analyst
9 57 (5.48%) Server Engineer
10 48 (4.61%) VMware Engineer
11 43 (4.13%) Administrator
12 40 (3.84%) Infrastructure Support
13 39 (3.75%) Technical Architect
14 37 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (3.07%) Wintel Engineer
17 30 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
18 29 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 27 (2.59%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.61%) .NET
2 39 (3.75%) Middleware
3 38 (3.65%) Web Services
4 33 (3.17%) XML
5 31 (2.98%) HTML
6 22 (2.11%) CSS
7 15 (1.44%) Rendezvous
7 15 (1.44%) XSLT
8 10 (0.96%) Software Packaging
9 8 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.77%) Node.js
9 8 (0.77%) REST
9 8 (0.77%) WSDL
9 8 (0.77%) XSD
10 6 (0.58%) JSON
11 5 (0.48%) WCF
12 4 (0.38%) ADO.NET
12 4 (0.38%) WF
13 3 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.66%) Clustering
2 105 (10.09%) Data Centre
3 60 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 54 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 37 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.79%) CESG
6 29 (2.79%) PKI
7 27 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 23 (2.21%) Replication
9 21 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.63%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.25%) BYOD
13 13 (1.25%) NHS
14 12 (1.15%) Social Network
15 9 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.86%) Thin Client
16 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 807 (77.52%) Windows
2 487 (46.78%) Windows Server
3 366 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 342 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 222 (21.33%) Linux
6 184 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 131 (12.58%) Windows 7
8 79 (7.59%) Windows 10
9 59 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (5.19%) Windows XP
11 49 (4.71%) Android
12 46 (4.42%) Windows 8
13 41 (3.94%) Apple iOS
13 41 (3.94%) Solaris
14 39 (3.75%) Unix
15 29 (2.79%) AIX
16 20 (1.92%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.83%) Windows Phone
18 18 (1.73%) CentOS
19 17 (1.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (22.29%) ITIL
2 181 (17.39%) Migration
3 78 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (6.44%) Server Virtualisation
5 61 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (5.38%) DevOps
7 54 (5.19%) Change Management
8 41 (3.94%) High Availability
9 40 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
10 36 (3.46%) Load Balancing
10 36 (3.46%) Software Testing
11 34 (3.27%) Open Source
11 34 (3.27%) TOGAF
12 33 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (3.07%) Virtual Environments
14 31 (2.98%) Software Delivery
15 30 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (2.79%) Service Delivery
17 28 (2.69%) CRM
18 27 (2.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.90%) SQL
2 209 (20.08%) PowerShell
3 54 (5.19%) Java
4 40 (3.84%) Python
5 39 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 30 (2.88%) C#
6 30 (2.88%) Ruby
7 29 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 29 (2.79%) Perl
8 25 (2.40%) VBScript
9 23 (2.21%) VB
10 17 (1.63%) C
11 13 (1.25%) PHP
12 12 (1.15%) C++
13 11 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.67%) Scala
14 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.58%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.19%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 169 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 160 (15.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (10.95%) MCSE
4 113 (10.85%) SC Cleared
5 87 (8.36%) MCSA
6 67 (6.44%) Degree
7 44 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (4.13%) MCITP
9 37 (3.55%) DV Cleared
10 36 (3.46%) CCNA
11 33 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 31 (2.98%) MCTS
13 29 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (2.50%) ISTQB
15 20 (1.92%) MCSD
16 16 (1.54%) CCNP
17 15 (1.44%) MCP
18 12 (1.15%) DBS Check
19 8 (0.77%) RHCE
20 6 (0.58%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.44%) SLA
3 14 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.67%) HL7
4 7 (0.67%) QA
5 2 (0.19%) COBIT
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.096%) FISMA
6 1 (0.096%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.096%) GPG13
6 1 (0.096%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.096%) JSP 440
System Software
1 588 (56.48%) Active Directory
2 435 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (11.24%) XenApp
4 101 (9.70%) vSphere
5 100 (9.61%) XenDesktop
6 60 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
7 59 (5.67%) XenServer
8 54 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 53 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (4.80%) KVM
11 42 (4.03%) VMware ESX
11 42 (4.03%) Xen
12 30 (2.88%) Docker
12 30 (2.88%) NFS
13 27 (2.59%) SRDF
14 19 (1.83%) vCloud
14 19 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
16 15 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
17 14 (1.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 211 (20.27%) SCCM
2 125 (12.01%) SCOM
3 64 (6.15%) Puppet
4 50 (4.80%) SCVMM
5 49 (4.71%) WSUS
6 42 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (3.94%) Ansible
8 35 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 34 (3.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 31 (2.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 25 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
12 23 (2.21%) Netcool
13 22 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
14 21 (2.02%) Backup Exec
15 20 (1.92%) AirWatch
16 18 (1.73%) PowerCLI
17 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
18 12 (1.15%) NetBackup
19 11 (1.06%) SCDPM
20 10 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 675 (64.84%) VMware
2 579 (55.62%) Microsoft
3 290 (27.86%) Citrix
4 168 (16.14%) Cisco
5 126 (12.10%) Oracle
6 114 (10.95%) HP
7 82 (7.88%) NetApp
8 78 (7.49%) Dell
9 73 (7.01%) IBM
10 69 (6.63%) Red Hat
11 55 (5.28%) Google
12 53 (5.09%) EMC
13 51 (4.90%) Apple
14 35 (3.36%) AppSense
15 34 (3.27%) Intel Security
16 33 (3.17%) Juniper
17 32 (3.07%) CheckPoint
17 32 (3.07%) Symantec
18 29 (2.79%) Intel
19 27 (2.59%) Veritas
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