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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 249 245 266
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 532 563 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 8.25% 9.24% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 354 296
Median daily rate £340 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 19
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £19.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.34% -12.00%

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
6445 6090 5790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.42% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4093 3430 3225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 615 663
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -6 481 £364 -0.68% 229
London +32 190 £400 +6.66% 73
South East -21 81 £375 - 50
North East -1 46 £298 -40.50% 1
Yorkshire +10 43 £363 +45.00% 16
Scotland +30 40 £255 -27.14% 8
East of England -3 33 £358 -15.88% 18
Tyne and Wear -15 33 £275 -45.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 32 £275 -45.00%
South West -11 28 £300 -14.28% 23
North West -26 27 £325 +18.18% 18
City of London +30 24 £425 +8.97% 14
Oxfordshire +5 24 £400 +20.75% 6
Hertfordshire +8 19 £310 -27.05% 3
Oxford +4 18 £400 +20.75% 2
West Midlands -29 18 £425 +41.66% 24
West Yorkshire +8 17 £281 -25.00% 9
Surrey -1 17 £370 -2.95% 13
Watford -1 15 £320 -24.70% 1
Berkshire -7 15 £425 +29.77% 13
East Midlands -3 14 £275 -16.66% 6
Durham +17 13 £300 -
North Yorkshire -1 13 - - 3
York +15 12 - - 2
Edinburgh +12 12 £238 -45.71% 2
Glasgow +12 12 £250 -22.48%
Bristol -11 12 £261 -22.59% 5
Leeds +5 11 £263 -30.00% 7
Hampshire +4 11 £313 -19.35% 10
Renfrewshire +1 11 £284 -5.33%

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 798 (77.48%) Windows
2 669 (64.95%) VMware
3 582 (56.50%) Active Directory
4 572 (55.53%) Microsoft
5 461 (44.76%) Windows Server
6 450 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 338 (32.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 329 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 279 (27.09%) Citrix
10 247 (23.98%) DNS
11 238 (23.11%) ITIL
12 233 (22.62%) Linux
13 229 (22.23%) SQL
13 229 (22.23%) SQL Server
14 213 (20.68%) DHCP
15 212 (20.58%) SCCM
16 208 (20.19%) MS Exchange
17 205 (19.90%) PowerShell
18 186 (18.06%) Security Cleared
19 181 (17.57%) SAN
20 175 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
21 174 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
22 171 (16.60%) Migration
23 166 (16.12%) Cisco
24 164 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
25 150 (14.56%) MS Excel
26 145 (14.08%) Office 365
27 137 (13.30%) Skype for Business
27 137 (13.30%) Firewall
28 130 (12.62%) Oracle

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
1 208 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 137 (13.30%) Skype for Business
3 129 (12.52%) SharePoint
4 122 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (5.44%) IIS
7 34 (3.30%) OpenStack
8 31 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 26 (2.52%) Apache
11 23 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (1.65%) Confluence
14 15 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 150 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 101 (9.81%) MS Office
3 9 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.097%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 174 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (14.08%) Office 365
3 78 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (3.20%) IaaS
5 32 (3.11%) Google Apps
6 26 (2.52%) Trello
7 25 (2.43%) PaaS
8 19 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.36%) SaaS
11 13 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.26%) Google App Engine
12 12 (1.17%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.58%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.49%) Heroku
15 5 (0.49%) Yammer
16 4 (0.39%) GitHub
17 3 (0.29%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 247 (23.98%) DNS
2 213 (20.68%) DHCP
3 181 (17.57%) SAN
4 137 (13.30%) Firewall
5 104 (10.10%) WAN
6 99 (9.61%) LAN
7 71 (6.89%) VPN
8 68 (6.60%) TCP/IP
9 61 (5.92%) iSCSI
10 60 (5.83%) Skype
11 48 (4.66%) NAS
12 42 (4.08%) HTTP
13 35 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
13 35 (3.40%) NetScaler
14 32 (3.11%) Internet
15 30 (2.91%) Wireless
16 27 (2.62%) IPsec
16 27 (2.62%) VoIP
17 26 (2.52%) Multicast
18 25 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (22.23%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.40%) MySQL
4 31 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 21 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.65%) HBase
8 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.46%) Big Data
9 15 (1.46%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (1.17%) DB2
13 11 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 39 (3.79%) Jenkins
2 34 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.23%) TeamCity
4 19 (1.84%) JIRA
4 19 (1.84%) Vagrant
5 17 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 15 (1.46%) WinRunner
7 14 (1.36%) Travis CI
8 13 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.26%) TestDirector
9 12 (1.17%) StarTeam
10 8 (0.78%) Gradle
11 6 (0.58%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.58%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.58%) Maven
12 4 (0.39%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.39%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 106 (10.29%) Finance
2 42 (4.08%) Banking
3 20 (1.94%) Marketing
4 18 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.17%) Back Office
7 11 (1.07%) Legal
8 9 (0.87%) Publishing
9 7 (0.68%) Advertising
9 7 (0.68%) Billing
9 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.68%) Retail
10 5 (0.49%) Law
11 4 (0.39%) Local Government
12 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 3 (0.29%) German Language
12 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 168 (16.31%) Architect
2 120 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 106 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 85 (8.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 76 (7.38%) Analyst
6 75 (7.28%) Consultant
7 69 (6.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 67 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 62 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
10 55 (5.34%) Server Engineer
11 47 (4.56%) VMware Engineer
12 46 (4.47%) Administrator
13 45 (4.37%) Infrastructure Support
14 42 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
15 41 (3.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 40 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
17 32 (3.11%) Technical Architect
18 31 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 31 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
18 31 (3.01%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.02%) .NET
2 42 (4.08%) Middleware
3 39 (3.79%) XML
4 37 (3.59%) HTML
5 33 (3.20%) Web Services
6 32 (3.11%) CSS
7 15 (1.46%) Rendezvous
8 14 (1.36%) XSLT
9 10 (0.97%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.87%) RESTful
11 8 (0.78%) Node.js
11 8 (0.78%) REST
11 8 (0.78%) WSDL
11 8 (0.78%) XSD
12 7 (0.68%) ELK Stack
12 7 (0.68%) JSON
13 6 (0.58%) ADO.NET
14 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
15 3 (0.29%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.29%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.46%) Clustering
2 116 (11.26%) Data Centre
3 60 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.95%) Private Cloud
5 38 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 27 (2.62%) CESG
7 27 (2.62%) PKI
8 24 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.84%) Replication
9 19 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 18 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.65%) NHS
12 16 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.26%) EqualLogic
14 12 (1.17%) PDA
14 12 (1.17%) Social Network
15 10 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.87%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 798 (77.48%) Windows
2 461 (44.76%) Windows Server
3 338 (32.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 329 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 233 (22.62%) Linux
6 175 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 124 (12.04%) Windows 7
8 72 (6.99%) Windows 10
9 51 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (4.56%) Windows 8
10 47 (4.56%) Windows XP
11 45 (4.37%) Android
11 45 (4.37%) Unix
12 43 (4.17%) Apple iOS
13 39 (3.79%) Solaris
14 31 (3.01%) Ubuntu
15 26 (2.52%) AIX
16 25 (2.43%) CentOS
17 17 (1.65%) Windows Phone
18 16 (1.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.11%) ITIL
2 171 (16.60%) Migration
3 83 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 67 (6.50%) DevOps
6 65 (6.31%) Server Virtualisation
7 62 (6.02%) Change Management
8 54 (5.24%) Open Source
9 45 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
10 44 (4.27%) Load Balancing
11 41 (3.98%) Configuration Management
11 41 (3.98%) High Availability
11 41 (3.98%) Project Management
12 36 (3.50%) Software Testing
13 35 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
13 35 (3.40%) Mentoring
13 35 (3.40%) Service Delivery
14 34 (3.30%) SOA
15 33 (3.20%) Incident Management
16 31 (3.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (22.23%) SQL
2 205 (19.90%) PowerShell
3 64 (6.21%) Java
4 42 (4.08%) Python
5 40 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.69%) C#
7 37 (3.59%) VBScript
8 32 (3.11%) VB
9 29 (2.82%) Ruby
10 28 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 28 (2.72%) Perl
11 21 (2.04%) C
12 19 (1.84%) C++
13 14 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.26%) PHP
15 7 (0.68%) Scala
15 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.58%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.19%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 186 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 164 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 121 (11.75%) SC Cleared
4 108 (10.49%) MCSE
5 91 (8.83%) MCSA
6 68 (6.60%) Degree
7 44 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 41 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 35 (3.40%) MCITP
10 34 (3.30%) CCNA
10 34 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (2.43%) MCTS
12 23 (2.23%) MCSD
13 22 (2.14%) ISTQB
14 18 (1.75%) MCP
15 14 (1.36%) CCNP
16 11 (1.07%) DBS Check
17 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 25 (2.43%) SLA
3 12 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.07%) QA
5 7 (0.68%) HL7
5 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.39%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.097%) FISMA
8 1 (0.097%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.097%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
System Software
1 582 (56.50%) Active Directory
2 450 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (12.04%) XenApp
4 107 (10.39%) vSphere
5 96 (9.32%) XenDesktop
6 62 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
7 57 (5.53%) VMware ESX
8 52 (5.05%) KVM
8 52 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 42 (4.08%) Xen
9 42 (4.08%) XenServer
10 35 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
11 33 (3.20%) NFS
12 29 (2.82%) Docker
13 27 (2.62%) SRDF
14 18 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
17 12 (1.17%) vCloud
18 10 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 212 (20.58%) SCCM
2 120 (11.65%) SCOM
3 69 (6.70%) Puppet
4 44 (4.27%) SCVMM
5 41 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (3.88%) Ansible
7 39 (3.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 38 (3.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 35 (3.40%) WSUS
10 30 (2.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 27 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
12 23 (2.23%) Backup Exec
13 21 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
14 19 (1.84%) Netcool
15 18 (1.75%) AirWatch
16 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (1.26%) NetBackup
17 13 (1.26%) SCDPM
18 8 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 669 (64.95%) VMware
2 572 (55.53%) Microsoft
3 279 (27.09%) Citrix
4 166 (16.12%) Cisco
5 130 (12.62%) Oracle
6 125 (12.14%) HP
7 87 (8.45%) NetApp
8 74 (7.18%) IBM
9 73 (7.09%) Dell
10 68 (6.60%) Red Hat
11 54 (5.24%) Google
12 50 (4.85%) EMC
13 47 (4.56%) Apple
14 43 (4.17%) AppSense
15 32 (3.11%) Intel
16 31 (3.01%) Intel Security
17 29 (2.82%) Symantec
18 26 (2.52%) Juniper
19 22 (2.14%) Veritas
20 20 (1.94%) Sybase
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