Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Hyper-V
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 257 199
Rank change year-on-year +44 -58 +29
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 60 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.71% 0.42% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 3.74% 2.67% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 40
Central London median daily rate £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +8.93% -17.65%
10th Percentile £212 £170 £223
90th Percentile £538 £544 £539
London median daily rate £425 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +15.25% -7.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £27.50 -
London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -16.00% +26.58% +3.95%

Hyper-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,604 1,422 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.98% 15.59% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,122 656
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £178
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 19
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +29.77%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.88 £12.88
90th Percentile £41.52 £25.00 £187.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.21% +42.17%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Central London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Central London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Central London

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in Central London

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 44 £475 +26.67% 7
West End of London +8 4 £315 -4.91%
City of Westminster -14 4 - -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Hyper-V
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
4 39 (65.00%) VMware
5 34 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
7 27 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 27 (45.00%) Office 365
8 26 (43.33%) DNS
9 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (33.33%) SCCM
10 20 (33.33%) DHCP
11 18 (30.00%) SQL
12 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (23.33%) Firewall
13 14 (23.33%) IaaS
14 13 (21.67%) SAN
15 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (20.00%) IIS
15 12 (20.00%) Clustering
15 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (20.00%) PaaS
16 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (18.33%) Finance
17 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (16.67%) Cisco
17 10 (16.67%) HP
17 10 (16.67%) SCOM
17 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (20.00%) IIS
2 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.00%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (45.00%) Office 365
3 14 (23.33%) IaaS
4 12 (20.00%) PaaS
5 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (6.67%) SaaS
8 3 (5.00%) GitHub
9 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) DNS
2 20 (33.33%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) Firewall
4 13 (21.67%) SAN
5 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.33%) LAN
6 5 (8.33%) NAS
7 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.67%) Skype
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MSI
1 4 (6.67%) WiX
2 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Hudson
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
1 4 (6.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) RESTful
3 2 (3.33%) Swagger
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Clustering
2 8 (13.33%) Replication
3 7 (11.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
7 3 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (3.33%) Blog
8 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Solaris
9 2 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (11.67%) DevOps
2 7 (11.67%) Migration
2 7 (11.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) High Availability
5 4 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.00%) Cloud Operations
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 3 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
3 7 (11.67%) XenApp
4 4 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) IAG
7 1 (1.67%) KVM
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (16.67%) SCOM
3 6 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (8.33%) Puppet
5 4 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.00%) QRadar
6 3 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (5.00%) SCSM
6 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (65.00%) VMware
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 10 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 9 (15.00%) Symantec
5 8 (13.33%) NetApp
6 7 (11.67%) Meraki
6 7 (11.67%) Veritas
7 6 (10.00%) Dell
8 5 (8.33%) F5
9 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.00%) Apple
10 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
10 3 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.00%) Brocade
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.00%) Splunk