The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
England / East of England
Rank 106 113 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 21 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 0.53% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 7.39% 4.14% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 16
Median daily rate £313 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +8.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £416
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 284 314 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.09% 12.78% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 160 167
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 87
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.20 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the East of England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the East of England

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the East of England

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £130 -66.45% 8
Hertfordshire +5 6 £300 -27.27% 5
Essex -3 6 £425 +25.92% 1
Norfolk - 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
Hyper-V
England

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (36.36%) ITIL
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (31.82%) Office 365
7 12 (27.27%) MCSE
7 12 (27.27%) DNS
7 12 (27.27%) MCITP
8 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.73%) Firewall
9 10 (22.73%) DHCP
10 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) Clustering
10 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (15.91%) Migration
12 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.64%) WSUS
13 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (31.82%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) Akamai
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
2 10 (22.73%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless
5 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) ADSL
6 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.82%) MySQL
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) JBehave
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Redmine
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) DBA
2 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Office 365 Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) Django
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) Matplotlib
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) CCTV
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.09%) High Availability
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Information Management
5 3 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Product Management
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) MCITP
2 12 (27.27%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) MCTS
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GAMP
1 1 (2.27%) GxP
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) WSUS
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
3 4 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.55%) SCSM
6 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Apple
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Dell
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL