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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
Rank 292 274 220
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -54
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 347 442 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.85% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 6.82% 8.25% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 284 326
Median daily rate £346 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £241 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 39
Median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.70 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.34 £48.06 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +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
5091 5355 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3213 3197 2933
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 479 592
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.20 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 328 £350 -2.43% 203
London +56 137 £400 -5.88% 56
South East -36 75 £350 +9.80% 38
Buckinghamshire +18 28 £349 +16.25% 2
Milton Keynes +16 27 £349 +16.25%
Hampshire -4 23 £384 +24.79% 6
East of England +7 21 £244 -31.57% 19
North West -16 21 £250 -33.33% 38
Yorkshire +16 20 £325 +8.33% 14
City of London +19 19 £350 -17.64% 12
West Midlands +15 18 £325 - 19
South West -18 13 £265 -24.28% 6
West Yorkshire +12 12 £305 +22.00% 8
East Midlands +5 12 £255 -28.16% 7
Berkshire -11 12 £475 +43.39% 4
Manchester +12 11 £288 -12.21% 22
Birmingham +10 11 £388 - 4
Cambridgeshire +14 9 £130 -50.00% 7
Leeds -1 8 £323 +29.00% 5
Cambridge +17 7 £218 -43.87% 3
Wiltshire -4 7 £343 +10.93% 1
County Antrim - 7 £225 -
Belfast - 7 £225 -
North East - 7 £290 - 7
Tyne and Wear - 7 £290 - 7
Northern Ireland - 7 £225 - 1
Scotland -15 6 £324 -9.12% 5
Surrey -27 6 £155 -49.91% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £290 - 5
Leicestershire +8 5 £250 - 2

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 597 (75.09%) Windows
2 506 (63.65%) VMware
3 436 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 428 (53.84%) Microsoft
5 411 (51.70%) Windows Server
6 330 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 293 (36.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 256 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 190 (23.90%) PowerShell
10 179 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 177 (22.26%) Cisco
12 173 (21.76%) Firewall
13 170 (21.38%) Citrix
14 163 (20.50%) DNS
15 156 (19.62%) MS Exchange
15 156 (19.62%) SQL Server
16 152 (19.12%) Office 365
17 143 (17.99%) SCCM
17 143 (17.99%) SQL
18 142 (17.86%) Linux
19 139 (17.48%) Security Cleared
20 133 (16.73%) SAN
21 131 (16.48%) DHCP
22 130 (16.35%) ITIL
23 125 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
24 124 (15.60%) MS Excel
25 110 (13.84%) Skype for Business
26 109 (13.71%) SC Cleared
26 109 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
27 103 (12.96%) Windows 7

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
1 156 (19.62%) MS Exchange
2 110 (13.84%) Skype for Business
3 93 (11.70%) IIS
4 88 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (9.69%) SharePoint
6 61 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (2.89%) Apache
8 16 (2.01%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.64%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.51%) Confluence
13 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.13%) DataSynapse
14 9 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (1.13%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 124 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 71 (8.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.13%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 179 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (19.12%) Office 365
3 81 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (5.79%) IaaS
5 38 (4.78%) SaaS
6 20 (2.52%) PaaS
7 19 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.88%) GitHub
10 7 (0.88%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.63%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.38%) Akamai
14 3 (0.38%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.38%) Yammer
15 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.25%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 173 (21.76%) Firewall
2 163 (20.50%) DNS
3 133 (16.73%) SAN
4 131 (16.48%) DHCP
5 99 (12.45%) LAN
6 94 (11.82%) WAN
7 75 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 61 (7.67%) VPN
9 56 (7.04%) Wireless
10 45 (5.66%) Skype
11 41 (5.16%) iSCSI
12 38 (4.78%) Internet
13 37 (4.65%) NAS
13 37 (4.65%) VLAN
14 34 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
16 25 (3.14%) NetScaler
17 24 (3.02%) Unified Communications
18 23 (2.89%) Network Security
19 19 (2.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.51%) MySQL
6 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.13%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.13%) HBase
7 9 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.50%) Big Data
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.38%) Power BI
13 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.76%) JIRA
4 14 (1.76%) StarTeam
5 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.75%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.63%) MSI
8 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.50%) Hudson
9 4 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.50%) Subversion
10 3 (0.38%) Gitweb
10 3 (0.38%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 98 (12.33%) Finance
2 27 (3.40%) Banking
3 20 (2.52%) Marketing
4 19 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.26%) Retail
6 17 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.01%) Legal
8 13 (1.64%) Advertising
9 10 (1.26%) Electronics
9 10 (1.26%) Law
10 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (16.48%) Architect
2 130 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (9.06%) Analyst
4 69 (8.68%) Consultant
4 69 (8.68%) Support Engineer
5 62 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 54 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
7 46 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 37 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 37 (4.65%) IT Engineer
9 35 (4.40%) Technical Architect
10 34 (4.28%) Server Engineer
11 30 (3.77%) Network Engineer
12 27 (3.40%) Support Analyst
12 27 (3.40%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (3.27%) Administrator
13 26 (3.27%) IT Support
13 26 (3.27%) VMware Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Active Directory Engineer
15 24 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.14%) .NET
2 22 (2.77%) Web Services
3 19 (2.39%) Middleware
4 13 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.38%) LAMP
6 10 (1.26%) HTML
7 9 (1.13%) Rendezvous
7 9 (1.13%) WCF
7 9 (1.13%) XML
7 9 (1.13%) XSLT
8 7 (0.88%) MCollective
8 7 (0.88%) WF
9 6 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.75%) J2EE
10 4 (0.50%) XMPP
11 3 (0.38%) Django
11 3 (0.38%) RESTful
12 2 (0.25%) jQuery
12 2 (0.25%) Matplotlib
12 2 (0.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.57%) Clustering
2 86 (10.82%) Data Centre
3 65 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.15%) Replication
5 28 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.52%) PKI
8 19 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.26%) Blackberry
10 16 (2.01%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.38%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.01%) BYOD
15 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.88%) EPoS
15 7 (0.88%) FlexPod
15 7 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 6 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 597 (75.09%) Windows
2 411 (51.70%) Windows Server
3 293 (36.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 256 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (17.86%) Linux
6 109 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (12.96%) Windows 7
8 71 (8.93%) Windows 10
9 45 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 41 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (4.91%) Windows XP
12 31 (3.90%) Unix
13 25 (3.14%) AIX
14 17 (2.14%) Android
15 16 (2.01%) Solaris
16 13 (1.64%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.64%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.26%) CentOS
18 6 (0.75%) SUSE
18 6 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (16.35%) ITIL
2 87 (10.94%) Migration
3 67 (8.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 54 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (6.29%) Change Management
6 48 (6.04%) Virtual Environments
7 47 (5.91%) DevOps
8 39 (4.91%) High Availability
9 34 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (4.28%) TOGAF
10 26 (3.27%) Project Management
11 25 (3.14%) Customer Requirements
12 24 (3.02%) Service Management
13 23 (2.89%) Asset Management
13 23 (2.89%) Incident Management
13 23 (2.89%) Load Balancing
13 23 (2.89%) Network Management
14 22 (2.77%) CRM
14 22 (2.77%) Mobile Device Management
15 21 (2.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (23.90%) PowerShell
2 143 (17.99%) SQL
3 29 (3.65%) Python
4 24 (3.02%) C#
5 17 (2.14%) Java
6 15 (1.89%) VBScript
7 14 (1.76%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.64%) VB
9 12 (1.51%) C
10 10 (1.26%) Perl
11 9 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.01%) Ruby
13 7 (0.88%) PHP
13 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.50%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.25%) VB6
16 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 125 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (13.71%) SC Cleared
4 93 (11.70%) MCSE
5 80 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (7.42%) CCNA
7 44 (5.53%) MCSA
8 40 (5.03%) MCITP
9 36 (4.53%) DV Cleared
10 35 (4.40%) CCNP
11 29 (3.65%) Degree
12 26 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (2.64%) MCTS
14 19 (2.39%) CCIE
15 15 (1.89%) MCP
16 14 (1.76%) ISTQB
17 12 (1.51%) DBS Check
18 9 (1.13%) CCDP
18 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.77%) SLA
2 18 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) GAMP
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 436 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 330 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.55%) XenApp
4 58 (7.30%) vSphere
5 57 (7.17%) XenDesktop
6 52 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (4.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (4.40%) XenServer
10 29 (3.65%) VMware ESX
11 20 (2.52%) KVM
12 19 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (2.26%) Docker
14 15 (1.89%) Terminal Services
15 14 (1.76%) vCloud
16 13 (1.64%) NFS
16 13 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (1.51%) Xen
18 11 (1.38%) SRDF
19 9 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 143 (17.99%) SCCM
2 83 (10.44%) SCOM
3 39 (4.91%) Puppet
4 36 (4.53%) SCVMM
5 33 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (4.03%) Ansible
7 31 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 29 (3.65%) WSUS
9 21 (2.64%) Backup Exec
9 21 (2.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 18 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
10 18 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (1.76%) Netcool
13 13 (1.64%) Packer
13 13 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 12 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.51%) vRealize
15 11 (1.38%) PowerCLI
15 11 (1.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 506 (63.65%) VMware
2 428 (53.84%) Microsoft
3 177 (22.26%) Cisco
4 170 (21.38%) Citrix
5 94 (11.82%) HP
6 73 (9.18%) Dell
7 68 (8.55%) NetApp
8 52 (6.54%) Oracle
9 51 (6.42%) Symantec
10 44 (5.53%) CheckPoint
10 44 (5.53%) Red Hat
11 40 (5.03%) Juniper
12 39 (4.91%) EMC
13 34 (4.28%) IBM
14 30 (3.77%) Veeam
15 27 (3.40%) SAP
16 26 (3.27%) Palo Alto
17 24 (3.02%) Veritas
18 20 (2.52%) Apple
19 18 (2.26%) Intel Security
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