Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 155 146
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9 -27
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 36 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 1.08% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 5.27% 7.76% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 35
East of England median daily rate £270 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £104 £182 £185
90th Percentile £399 £551 £538
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - -
England median hourly rate £25.01 £18.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +35.16% -31.48% +27.06%

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 683 657 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.62% 13.92% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 306 394
East of England median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £148 £130 £135
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 72 122
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.40 £12.53
90th Percentile £36.50 £42.95 £37.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.91% -3.91%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £375 +114.44% 5
Essex +6 8 £325 -23.53% 3
Norfolk +22 7 £152 -36.67% 2
Hertfordshire -28 6 £160 -64.44% 11
Bedfordshire +3 4 £325 -2.26% 1
Suffolk -17 1 - - 2
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 29 (80.56%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
5 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
7 17 (47.22%) DNS
7 17 (47.22%) SAN
8 16 (44.44%) Office 365
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
11 13 (36.11%) DHCP
12 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 12 (33.33%) Firewall
13 11 (30.56%) Citrix
13 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (30.56%) SCCM
14 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (27.78%) SQL
14 10 (27.78%) ITIL
15 9 (25.00%) Cisco
16 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
16 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (19.44%) NAS
17 7 (19.44%) MCSE
17 7 (19.44%) Wireless
17 7 (19.44%) Symantec
17 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 6 (16.67%) Clustering

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) DNS
1 17 (47.22%) SAN
2 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 13 (36.11%) DHCP
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (19.44%) NAS
5 7 (19.44%) Wireless
6 5 (13.89%) VLAN
6 5 (13.89%) VPN
7 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.56%) LAN
9 2 (5.56%) Skype
9 2 (5.56%) WAN
10 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.78%) Internet
10 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Technician
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Presales
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Management
6 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Certification
6 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (13.89%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.78%) vMotion
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) Symantec
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.11%) Dell
7 4 (11.11%) Draytek
7 4 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 4 (11.11%) Sophos
8 3 (8.33%) CommVault
8 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
8 3 (8.33%) Kaspersky
8 3 (8.33%) McAfee
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) Veeam
8 3 (8.33%) Veritas