The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 149 175
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.71% 4.31% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 21
Median daily rate £325 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £167 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £685 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +69.64% +30.23%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 340 371 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.41% 10.97% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 425
Median daily rate £450 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 34
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.25 £22.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the City of London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the City of London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the City of London

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
4 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 17 (44.74%) SAN
6 14 (36.84%) DHCP
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco
7 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
8 12 (31.58%) NetApp
9 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (28.95%) Office 365
10 9 (23.68%) SCCM
10 9 (23.68%) Firewall
10 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
10 9 (23.68%) HP
10 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
12 7 (18.42%) VPN
12 7 (18.42%) SMTP
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (15.79%) Unix
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Yammer
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) DNS
2 17 (44.74%) SAN
3 14 (36.84%) DHCP
4 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) Firewall
6 7 (18.42%) SMTP
6 7 (18.42%) VPN
7 5 (13.16%) IPsec
7 5 (13.16%) iSCSI
7 5 (13.16%) NAS
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.53%) FTP
8 4 (10.53%) Internet
8 4 (10.53%) LAN
8 4 (10.53%) SSL
8 4 (10.53%) WAN
9 3 (7.89%) Skype
10 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.63%) IPv4
11 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Support
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Fintech
5 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (13.16%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (10.53%) High Availability
2 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Server Building
3 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.26%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile First
4 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) Korn
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) XenApp
4 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.53%) BitLocker
5 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) Xen
6 2 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Salt
3 4 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.89%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (7.89%) TADDM
5 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.26%) SCSM
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) NetApp
5 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Symantec
6 6 (15.79%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) EMC
7 4 (10.53%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) SAP
8 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (5.26%) Veritas
10 1 (2.63%) Apple
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) Webroot