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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 251 258 282
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 519 491 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 7.77% 8.29% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 307 243
Median daily rate £350 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £209 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.90 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £38.80 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+31.76% -3.40%

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
6680 5922 5536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.59% 10.57% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4130 3348 3010
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 622 652
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -7 447 £375 +10.29% 201
London +28 150 £415 +18.57% 62
South East -6 106 £375 +7.14% 52
Scotland +21 57 £300 +5.86% 14
North East -16 52 £285 -36.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -23 46 £280 -37.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 45 £280 -37.77%
Berkshire +16 40 £375 -20.21% 12
South West +7 38 £350 -3.44% 14
Yorkshire +9 30 £403 +28.80% 7
Hampshire +13 28 £400 +18.87% 11
Renfrewshire -23 25 £301 +0.41%
Erskine -24 25 £301 +0.41%
East of England -9 23 £400 +14.28% 8
North West -45 22 £300 +26.31% 25
West Yorkshire 0 19 £375 +17.64% 6
Glasgow +18 18 £290 -6.45% 6
Basingstoke +7 17 £270 - 4
Reading +6 17 £375 +4.89% 7
City of London +18 16 £425 +25.00% 14
West Midlands -11 16 £330 +23.36% 18
Oxfordshire +14 14 £363 +20.83%
Bristol +13 13 £325 - 2
Surrey -9 11 £345 -8.30% 11
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £450 +28.57% 4
Leeds -12 10 £375 +27.65% 4
East Midlands -9 9 £300 -7.69% 14
Bradford +18 7 £380 +16.92% 1
Gloucestershire -4 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh -7 7 £338 +200.00% 6

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 786 (80.37%) Windows
2 646 (66.05%) VMware
3 551 (56.34%) Microsoft
4 537 (54.91%) Active Directory
5 472 (48.26%) Windows Server
6 461 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 346 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 338 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 265 (27.10%) Citrix
10 256 (26.18%) SQL
11 251 (25.66%) Linux
12 234 (23.93%) ITIL
13 230 (23.52%) DNS
14 214 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 214 (21.88%) Security Cleared
15 209 (21.37%) SAN
16 208 (21.27%) PowerShell
17 195 (19.94%) MS Exchange
18 194 (19.84%) SCCM
19 187 (19.12%) DHCP
20 185 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 171 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
22 163 (16.67%) Migration
23 161 (16.46%) Clustering
24 158 (16.16%) Cisco
25 145 (14.83%) MS Excel
26 141 (14.42%) SC Cleared
27 139 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
28 135 (13.80%) Data Centre
29 129 (13.19%) 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
1 195 (19.94%) MS Exchange
2 106 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (10.43%) Skype for Business
4 98 (10.02%) SharePoint
5 67 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (4.50%) OpenStack
7 39 (3.99%) IIS
8 31 (3.17%) Apache
8 31 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 27 (2.76%) WebSphere
10 23 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 19 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
14 16 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (1.23%) Confluence
15 12 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 145 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 66 (6.75%) MS Office
3 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.10%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
5 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 139 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (11.86%) Office 365
3 66 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.27%) IaaS
5 20 (2.04%) PaaS
6 14 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.33%) SaaS
8 12 (1.23%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.61%) Yammer
11 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.31%) Engine Yard
13 3 (0.31%) GitHub
13 3 (0.31%) Heroku
13 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 230 (23.52%) DNS
2 209 (21.37%) SAN
3 187 (19.12%) DHCP
4 111 (11.35%) Firewall
5 98 (10.02%) WAN
6 81 (8.28%) LAN
7 78 (7.98%) TCP/IP
8 64 (6.54%) VPN
9 46 (4.70%) iSCSI
10 44 (4.50%) HTTP
11 41 (4.19%) NAS
12 40 (4.09%) Skype
13 37 (3.78%) Fibre Channel
14 34 (3.48%) NetScaler
15 27 (2.76%) IPsec
16 26 (2.66%) IPv6
16 26 (2.66%) Wireless
17 25 (2.56%) Multicast
18 24 (2.45%) FCoE
19 23 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (2.76%) Hadoop
5 21 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.04%) MySQL
7 19 (1.94%) HBase
7 19 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.23%) DB2
13 11 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.02%) Big Data
15 8 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 30 (3.07%) HP UFT
1 30 (3.07%) WinRunner
2 28 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 26 (2.66%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 15 (1.53%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.43%) JIRA
7 12 (1.23%) Travis CI
8 11 (1.12%) StarTeam
9 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.82%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.41%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.41%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.10%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.10%) MSI
12 1 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (11.35%) Finance
2 46 (4.70%) Banking
3 20 (2.04%) Marketing
4 16 (1.64%) Back Office
5 15 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.02%) Retail
8 8 (0.82%) Advertising
8 8 (0.82%) Local Government
9 7 (0.72%) Billing
9 7 (0.72%) Legal
10 6 (0.61%) Law
10 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.41%) French Language
11 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
12 3 (0.31%) German Language
12 3 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 122 (12.47%) Architect
2 121 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 98 (10.02%) Support Engineer
4 85 (8.69%) Analyst
5 84 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 69 (7.06%) Consultant
7 64 (6.54%) Server Engineer
8 63 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 60 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 59 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
11 52 (5.32%) VMware Engineer
12 51 (5.21%) Wintel Engineer
13 45 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 43 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
15 40 (4.09%) Administrator
15 40 (4.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
15 40 (4.09%) Infrastructure Support
16 35 (3.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
17 32 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
18 31 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.83%) .NET
2 43 (4.40%) XML
3 41 (4.19%) HTML
4 36 (3.68%) Middleware
5 34 (3.48%) Web Services
6 30 (3.07%) CSS
7 17 (1.74%) Rendezvous
8 16 (1.64%) XSLT
9 9 (0.92%) RESTful
10 8 (0.82%) REST
10 8 (0.82%) WSDL
10 8 (0.82%) XSD
11 7 (0.72%) ADO.NET
11 7 (0.72%) ELK Stack
11 7 (0.72%) JSON
12 4 (0.41%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.31%) AppFabric
13 3 (0.31%) MCollective
13 3 (0.31%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 161 (16.46%) Clustering
2 135 (13.80%) Data Centre
3 64 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.58%) Private Cloud
6 33 (3.37%) Public Cloud
7 26 (2.66%) PDA
8 20 (2.04%) PKI
9 18 (1.84%) Replication
10 17 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.64%) NHS
12 12 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.12%) EqualLogic
13 11 (1.12%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.12%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 786 (80.37%) Windows
2 472 (48.26%) Windows Server
3 346 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 338 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 251 (25.66%) Linux
6 171 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 129 (13.19%) Windows 7
8 62 (6.34%) Windows XP
9 60 (6.13%) Windows 10
10 49 (5.01%) Unix
11 47 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (3.99%) AIX
13 38 (3.89%) Windows 8
14 32 (3.27%) Solaris
15 31 (3.17%) Ubuntu
16 22 (2.25%) CentOS
17 18 (1.84%) Android
17 18 (1.84%) Apple iOS
18 14 (1.43%) SUSE
19 9 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (23.93%) ITIL
2 163 (16.67%) Migration
3 79 (8.08%) Change Management
4 76 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (5.93%) DevOps
6 57 (5.83%) Server Virtualisation
7 53 (5.42%) Open Source
8 51 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (4.81%) Software Testing
10 46 (4.70%) Project Management
11 45 (4.60%) Load Balancing
12 43 (4.40%) High Availability
13 42 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 42 (4.29%) Server Building
14 41 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (4.09%) Virtual Environments
16 36 (3.68%) Mentoring
17 35 (3.58%) Service Delivery
17 35 (3.58%) Test Scripting
18 33 (3.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (26.18%) SQL
2 208 (21.27%) PowerShell
3 54 (5.52%) Java
4 45 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 45 (4.60%) VBScript
5 39 (3.99%) Python
6 38 (3.89%) C#
7 31 (3.17%) VB
8 28 (2.86%) Perl
9 27 (2.76%) Ruby
10 26 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.35%) C
12 18 (1.84%) C++
13 15 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.72%) PHP
14 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.20%) Tcl
16 1 (0.10%) Korn
16 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 214 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 185 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 141 (14.42%) SC Cleared
4 118 (12.07%) MCSA
5 113 (11.55%) MCSE
6 64 (6.54%) Degree
7 60 (6.13%) MCITP
8 45 (4.60%) DV Cleared
9 44 (4.50%) MCTS
9 44 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 40 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (3.48%) CCNA
11 34 (3.48%) ISTQB
12 25 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (2.35%) MCSD
14 21 (2.15%) MCP
15 11 (1.12%) CCNP
16 9 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.68%) SLA
2 25 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.82%) QA
4 7 (0.72%) HL7
5 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.51%) COBIT
6 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 537 (54.91%) Active Directory
2 461 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (11.76%) vSphere
4 108 (11.04%) XenApp
5 81 (8.28%) XenDesktop
6 74 (7.57%) VMware ESX
7 57 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (4.50%) KVM
9 43 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 42 (4.29%) Xen
11 41 (4.19%) XenServer
12 35 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (3.27%) NFS
14 29 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
15 27 (2.76%) SRDF
16 19 (1.94%) Docker
17 18 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
18 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.92%) vCloud
18 9 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 194 (19.84%) SCCM
2 101 (10.33%) SCOM
3 60 (6.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 55 (5.62%) Puppet
5 54 (5.52%) SCVMM
6 52 (5.32%) Failover Clustering
7 38 (3.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 36 (3.68%) Ansible
9 35 (3.58%) McAfee ePO
10 32 (3.27%) Netcool
10 32 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 23 (2.35%) WSUS
13 19 (1.94%) Backup Exec
14 16 (1.64%) Simpana
15 15 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (1.23%) EdgeSight
16 12 (1.23%) SCOrch
17 11 (1.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 646 (66.05%) VMware
2 551 (56.34%) Microsoft
3 265 (27.10%) Citrix
4 158 (16.16%) Cisco
5 127 (12.99%) HP
6 120 (12.27%) Oracle
7 82 (8.38%) NetApp
8 68 (6.95%) Red Hat
9 60 (6.13%) IBM
10 56 (5.73%) Dell
11 52 (5.32%) Veritas
12 45 (4.60%) AppSense
12 45 (4.60%) EMC
13 44 (4.50%) Intel Security
14 34 (3.48%) Intel
15 29 (2.97%) Symantec
16 26 (2.66%) Juniper
17 24 (2.45%) Dell Compellent
18 23 (2.35%) Sybase
19 22 (2.25%) Google
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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Taunton, Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
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Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
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