Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 160 128
Rank change year-on-year +12 -32 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 55 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 1.02% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 6.97% 7.02% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 44
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -18.92% -4.52%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £191
90th Percentile £430 £475 £525
England median daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% -29.82% +37.02%

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 789 741 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.52% 14.60% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 327 369
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £153
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.16% +13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 81 103
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -10.81%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.96 £10.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £34.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.48% +8.06% -3.13%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Hertfordshire -8 14 £360 -20.00% 22
Essex -2 11 £325 - 4
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £375 +44.23% 12
Bedfordshire +2 9 £320 +0.79% 5
Norfolk +18 8 £153 -36.25% 2
Suffolk -11 4 £420 +170.97%
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (92.73%) VMware
2 43 (78.18%) Windows
3 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
4 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (47.27%) Office 365
8 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
9 22 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (38.18%) DNS
11 20 (36.36%) SAN
12 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
13 16 (29.09%) SCCM
13 16 (29.09%) Firewall
14 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
15 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
16 12 (21.82%) Cisco
17 11 (20.00%) ITIL
17 11 (20.00%) SCOM
18 10 (18.18%) Wireless
18 10 (18.18%) SQL
18 10 (18.18%) Citrix
18 10 (18.18%) vSphere
19 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (16.36%) Dell
19 9 (16.36%) LAN
19 9 (16.36%) WAN

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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (47.27%) Office 365
3 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) IaaS
4 4 (7.27%) PaaS
4 4 (7.27%) SaaS
5 3 (5.45%) G Suite
6 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) DNS
2 20 (36.36%) SAN
3 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
4 16 (29.09%) Firewall
5 10 (18.18%) Wireless
6 9 (16.36%) DHCP
6 9 (16.36%) LAN
6 9 (16.36%) NAS
6 9 (16.36%) WAN
7 6 (10.91%) VPN
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (9.09%) VPLS
9 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.45%) VLAN
10 2 (3.64%) HTTP
10 2 (3.64%) Internet
10 2 (3.64%) Skype
10 2 (3.64%) VoIP
11 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) GDB
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) Valgrind
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Network Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITSM
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Presales
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.64%) Artefact Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.64%) Security Hardening
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Management
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) C
4 3 (5.45%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) MCSA
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) CCA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) EMC Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) VCAP
6 1 (1.82%) VCP4
6 1 (1.82%) VCP5
6 1 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (18.18%) vSphere
5 6 (10.91%) DFS Replication
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.64%) Docker
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.64%) XenApp
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) vCloud
8 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 11 (20.00%) SCOM
3 6 (10.91%) Backup Exec
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (9.09%) FortiGate
5 4 (7.27%) vCenter Server
6 3 (5.45%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.45%) vMotion
7 2 (3.64%) Ansible
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.64%) Puppet
8 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) VMware
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) Dell
5 9 (16.36%) IBM
6 6 (10.91%) Draytek
6 6 (10.91%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 5 (9.09%) McAfee
8 4 (7.27%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) Symantec
8 4 (7.27%) Veritas
9 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.45%) CommVault
9 3 (5.45%) EqualLogic
9 3 (5.45%) Google
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Sophos