Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 142 161
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -48
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 32 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 5.69% 8.74% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 24
East of England median daily rate £300 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £240
90th Percentile £475 £625 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £15.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.62% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -22.64% +3.92%

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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 562 549 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.75% 12.66% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 291 325
East of England median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £130 £134 £128
90th Percentile £563 £574 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 145
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £47.30 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Bedfordshire 0 11 £300 - 3
Hertfordshire -19 7 £450 -4.00% 13
Norfolk 0 6 £151 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 5 - - 19
Essex -2 2 £253 -32.67% 8
Suffolk +1 1 - - 5
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 16 (50.00%) DHCP
4 16 (50.00%) DNS
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) HP
7 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) ITIL
7 12 (37.50%) Symantec
8 11 (34.38%) Citrix
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (34.38%) IBM
8 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
9 10 (31.25%) MCSE
10 9 (28.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
10 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
10 9 (28.13%) SCCM
11 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 8 (25.00%) Degree
11 8 (25.00%) Office 365
11 8 (25.00%) Firewall
11 8 (25.00%) MCSA
11 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server

Hyper-V
Co-occurring 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DHCP
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) NAS
6 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
6 6 (18.75%) VPN
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
8 3 (9.38%) LAN
8 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.38%) WAN
8 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (3.13%) Skype
10 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Technician
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 6 (18.75%) Replication
4 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.13%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) MCSE
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 8 (25.00%) MCSA
4 6 (18.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (12.50%) CCNA
7 2 (6.25%) CCNP
7 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (18.75%) Terminal Services
4 6 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (12.50%) XenServer
6 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (9.38%) VirtualBox
6 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
1 9 (28.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.75%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) HP ALM
4 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) HP
4 12 (37.50%) Symantec
5 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 11 (34.38%) IBM
6 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
7 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 6 (18.75%) CommVault
7 6 (18.75%) Dell
7 6 (18.75%) EqualLogic
7 6 (18.75%) NetApp
7 6 (18.75%) Veritas
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) Acronis
9 3 (9.38%) Kaspersky
9 3 (9.38%) McAfee
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) Sophos
9 3 (9.38%) Veeam