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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 263 266 268
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 493 443 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 7.61% 8.04% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 278 248
Median daily rate £360 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.59 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £26.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.59 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.26% -10.46%

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
6481 5509 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.10% 10.17% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 3079 2814
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 646 648
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £38.25 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 0 421 £375 +7.14% 227
London -8 136 £420 +20.00% 60
South East -2 121 £375 +7.83% 43
Scotland +33 57 £301 -2.82% 8
Berkshire +14 47 £375 -19.35% 9
Hampshire +6 32 £400 +15.02% 9
South West +5 32 £343 -13.29% 23
Reading +12 29 £375 +1.07% 8
Renfrewshire -20 28 £300 -1.51%
Erskine -18 27 £300 -1.51%
Tyne and Wear -26 26 £280 -25.77% 3
North East -29 26 £280 -25.77% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 25 £280 -25.77% 2
Yorkshire +16 24 £365 -2.66% 18
North West -20 24 £375 +66.66% 26
West Midlands +5 22 £280 -10.40% 18
Basingstoke +4 20 £270 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 18 £365 +14.50% 14
East of England -21 17 £500 +42.85% 11
Glasgow +19 16 £300 -34.06% 5
City of London +19 16 £425 +32.72% 14
East Midlands +8 16 £300 -13.66% 19
Oxfordshire +10 14 £280 -26.55% 6
Leeds -8 13 £365 +33.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £428 +37.90% 8
Bristol +1 11 £325 +8.33% 11
Surrey -13 10 £375 +2.73% 5
Guildford +11 8 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £450 +28.57% 6
Milton Keynes -4 8 £463 +51.63% 5

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 767 (81.86%) Windows
2 605 (64.57%) VMware
3 532 (56.78%) Active Directory
4 530 (56.56%) Microsoft
5 471 (50.27%) Windows Server
6 438 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 336 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 314 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 265 (28.28%) Citrix
10 236 (25.19%) Linux
10 236 (25.19%) SQL
11 217 (23.16%) Security Cleared
12 216 (23.05%) DNS
13 208 (22.20%) ITIL
14 196 (20.92%) PowerShell
15 193 (20.60%) SCCM
16 192 (20.49%) SAN
17 189 (20.17%) SQL Server
18 188 (20.06%) MS Exchange
19 178 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 170 (18.14%) Migration
21 162 (17.29%) Clustering
21 162 (17.29%) DHCP
22 161 (17.18%) Cisco
23 149 (15.90%) Windows Server 2003
24 140 (14.94%) MS Excel
25 138 (14.73%) SC Cleared
26 137 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
26 137 (14.62%) Data Centre
27 132 (14.09%) HP

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
1 188 (20.06%) MS Exchange
2 99 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (10.25%) SharePoint
4 87 (9.28%) Skype for Business
5 73 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (5.12%) OpenStack
7 30 (3.20%) IIS
8 27 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (2.45%) Apache
10 23 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 22 (2.35%) Tomcat
12 20 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
13 16 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.28%) Confluence
14 12 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.85%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
17 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 140 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 137 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (11.95%) Office 365
3 58 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.99%) IaaS
5 19 (2.03%) PaaS
6 12 (1.28%) SaaS
7 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.64%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.64%) Yammer
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.43%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.21%) GitHub
12 2 (0.21%) Heroku
12 2 (0.21%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 216 (23.05%) DNS
2 192 (20.49%) SAN
3 162 (17.29%) DHCP
4 110 (11.74%) WAN
5 109 (11.63%) Firewall
6 88 (9.39%) LAN
7 75 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 57 (6.08%) VPN
9 37 (3.95%) NetScaler
10 36 (3.84%) Skype
11 34 (3.63%) HTTP
12 33 (3.52%) iSCSI
13 28 (2.99%) Wireless
14 26 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (2.67%) IPv6
15 25 (2.67%) NAS
16 24 (2.56%) IPsec
16 24 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (2.24%) Software-Defined Networking
18 17 (1.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (1.60%) MySQL
10 13 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.28%) HBase
11 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.85%) DB2
13 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (3.52%) HP UFT
1 33 (3.52%) WinRunner
2 32 (3.42%) TestDirector
3 25 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.39%) JIRA
6 9 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.64%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.64%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.53%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.53%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.43%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.32%) MSI
12 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.11%) NUnit
13 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (9.18%) Finance
2 35 (3.74%) Banking
3 20 (2.13%) Marketing
4 16 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.28%) Back Office
5 12 (1.28%) Retail
6 11 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.07%) Local Government
8 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.75%) Advertising
10 6 (0.64%) Billing
10 6 (0.64%) Legal
11 5 (0.53%) Law
12 4 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.43%) French Language
12 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 3 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (13.45%) Architect
2 110 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (10.57%) Support Engineer
4 87 (9.28%) Analyst
5 78 (8.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 69 (7.36%) Consultant
7 61 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 61 (6.51%) Server Engineer
8 52 (5.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 48 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 47 (5.02%) Wintel Engineer
11 44 (4.70%) Windows Engineer
12 43 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
13 40 (4.27%) Administrator
14 38 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 36 (3.84%) Hyper-V Engineer
15 36 (3.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
16 34 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 31 (3.31%) Infrastructure Support
18 29 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.55%) .NET
2 38 (4.06%) Middleware
3 36 (3.84%) HTML
3 36 (3.84%) XML
4 32 (3.42%) CSS
5 28 (2.99%) Web Services
6 11 (1.17%) Rendezvous
7 10 (1.07%) XSLT
8 9 (0.96%) RESTful
9 7 (0.75%) ADO.NET
9 7 (0.75%) ELK Stack
9 7 (0.75%) JSON
9 7 (0.75%) REST
9 7 (0.75%) WSDL
9 7 (0.75%) XSD
10 5 (0.53%) Java EE
11 3 (0.32%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.32%) AppFabric
11 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.32%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 162 (17.29%) Clustering
2 137 (14.62%) Data Centre
3 59 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.70%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.52%) Private Cloud
6 32 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.88%) PDA
8 23 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.13%) Replication
10 19 (2.03%) PKI
11 18 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (1.49%) NHS
13 13 (1.39%) VCE vBlock
14 11 (1.17%) HP Storage
14 11 (1.17%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.96%) EqualLogic
16 9 (0.96%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 767 (81.86%) Windows
2 471 (50.27%) Windows Server
3 336 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 314 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 236 (25.19%) Linux
6 149 (15.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 129 (13.77%) Windows 7
8 64 (6.83%) Windows XP
9 54 (5.76%) Windows 10
10 51 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (5.34%) Unix
12 49 (5.23%) AIX
13 44 (4.70%) Windows 8
14 28 (2.99%) Ubuntu
15 24 (2.56%) Solaris
16 16 (1.71%) CentOS
17 12 (1.28%) Apple iOS
18 10 (1.07%) Android
18 10 (1.07%) HPUX
19 9 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (22.20%) ITIL
2 170 (18.14%) Migration
3 82 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 71 (7.58%) Change Management
5 53 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 53 (5.66%) Open Source
6 50 (5.34%) Server Virtualisation
7 46 (4.91%) Project Management
8 45 (4.80%) Software Testing
9 44 (4.70%) DevOps
10 43 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (4.38%) High Availability
12 40 (4.27%) Server Building
13 37 (3.95%) Mentoring
14 36 (3.84%) Configuration Management
15 35 (3.74%) Incident Management
15 35 (3.74%) Service Management
15 35 (3.74%) Test Automation
16 32 (3.42%) Presales
16 32 (3.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 236 (25.19%) SQL
2 196 (20.92%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.59%) VBScript
4 40 (4.27%) Java
5 38 (4.06%) C#
6 34 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 32 (3.42%) VB
8 29 (3.09%) Python
9 26 (2.77%) Ruby
10 25 (2.67%) C
11 18 (1.92%) Perl
12 17 (1.81%) C++
13 16 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.75%) PHP
16 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.21%) Tcl
18 1 (0.11%) Go
18 1 (0.11%) Korn
18 1 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 217 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 178 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (14.73%) SC Cleared
4 121 (12.91%) MCSA
5 101 (10.78%) MCSE
6 56 (5.98%) MCITP
7 53 (5.66%) DV Cleared
8 48 (5.12%) Degree
9 44 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 43 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (4.59%) MCTS
11 38 (4.06%) CCNA
12 30 (3.20%) ISTQB
13 23 (2.45%) MCP
14 21 (2.24%) MCSD
15 13 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (1.07%) CCNP
17 9 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
19 4 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.70%) SLA
2 10 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.85%) QA
4 6 (0.64%) COBIT
4 6 (0.64%) HL7
4 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 532 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 438 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (12.17%) vSphere
4 93 (9.93%) XenApp
5 70 (7.47%) VMware ESX
6 66 (7.04%) XenDesktop
7 37 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (3.52%) XenServer
10 29 (3.09%) KVM
10 29 (3.09%) Xen
11 21 (2.24%) NFS
12 17 (1.81%) Docker
13 15 (1.60%) SRDF
14 11 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (1.17%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.07%) vCloud
16 7 (0.75%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 193 (20.60%) SCCM
2 104 (11.10%) SCOM
3 57 (6.08%) SCVMM
4 47 (5.02%) Puppet
5 33 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
6 32 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 31 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
7 31 (3.31%) Netcool
8 22 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (2.24%) Ansible
9 21 (2.24%) WSUS
10 16 (1.71%) SCOrch
10 16 (1.71%) Simpana
11 15 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 15 (1.60%) Windows Intune
12 13 (1.39%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.28%) EdgeSight
13 12 (1.28%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.17%) HP SIM
15 10 (1.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 605 (64.57%) VMware
2 530 (56.56%) Microsoft
3 265 (28.28%) Citrix
4 161 (17.18%) Cisco
5 132 (14.09%) HP
6 100 (10.67%) Oracle
7 77 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 70 (7.47%) NetApp
9 57 (6.08%) IBM
10 56 (5.98%) Dell
11 52 (5.55%) Veritas
12 41 (4.38%) Intel Security
13 36 (3.84%) AppSense
14 30 (3.20%) Juniper
15 25 (2.67%) CA
15 25 (2.67%) Symantec
16 22 (2.35%) Dell Compellent
16 22 (2.35%) Intel
17 20 (2.13%) EMC
18 18 (1.92%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £36 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £220 - 270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £275-£325 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £90.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago