Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 154 126
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 +22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 64 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 0.86% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.72% 6.21% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 27
East of England median daily rate £325 £273 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -19.85% -10.53%
10th Percentile £140 £140 £196
90th Percentile £446 £359 £414
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £11.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -7.50% -15.79% -10.38%

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 734 660 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.22% 13.78% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 333 300
East of England median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +8.15% +12.31%
10th Percentile £130 £130 £163
90th Percentile £583 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 65 71
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.79% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.25 £34.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +22 21 £360 -5.08% 14
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £343 +31.73% 16
Essex -13 11 £325 +8.33% 3
Norfolk +14 7 £142 -24.73%
Suffolk +8 7 £420 +250.00% 1
Bedfordshire +7 7 £238 -20.83% 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 50 (78.13%) VMware
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
4 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (46.88%) Office 365
5 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
7 18 (28.13%) DNS
8 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
8 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
9 14 (21.88%) vSphere
9 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (21.88%) SCCM
9 14 (21.88%) SCOM
10 13 (20.31%) SAN
10 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (18.75%) Linux
12 11 (17.19%) LDAP
12 11 (17.19%) Firewall
12 11 (17.19%) Wireless
13 10 (15.63%) LAN
13 10 (15.63%) WAN
13 10 (15.63%) Cisco
13 10 (15.63%) Citrix
14 9 (14.06%) Python
14 9 (14.06%) VMware Workstation

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) IBM Connections
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (46.88%) Office 365
2 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.25%) G Suite
5 2 (3.13%) IaaS
5 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 2 (3.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) DNS
2 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.31%) SAN
4 11 (17.19%) Firewall
4 11 (17.19%) Wireless
5 10 (15.63%) LAN
5 10 (15.63%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) DHCP
6 6 (9.38%) NAS
7 5 (7.81%) HTTP
7 5 (7.81%) VoIP
7 5 (7.81%) VPLS
7 5 (7.81%) VPN
8 4 (6.25%) IGMP
8 4 (6.25%) PBX
8 4 (6.25%) RTCP
8 4 (6.25%) RTP
8 4 (6.25%) SNMP
8 4 (6.25%) VLAN
8 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) GDB
1 4 (6.25%) Subversion
1 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.25%) Valgrind
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.50%) Architect
1 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Active Directory Specialist
3 6 (9.38%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) C Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.25%) VoIP Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) FMCG
2 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.56%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) Linux
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) HPUX
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) DevOps
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Artefact Management
5 4 (6.25%) OO
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.13%) Presales
7 2 (3.13%) Privileged Access Management
7 2 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.13%) Security Hardening
7 2 (3.13%) Security Operations
7 2 (3.13%) Server Management
7 2 (3.13%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) Python
3 7 (10.94%) C
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.81%) Perl
5 4 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) DBS Check
2 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 4 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) CCA
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) VCAP
5 1 (1.56%) VCP4
5 1 (1.56%) VCP5
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (21.88%) vSphere
5 9 (14.06%) DFS Replication
5 9 (14.06%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (6.25%) Docker
6 4 (6.25%) KVM
6 4 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (6.25%) VirtualBox
7 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.56%) vCloud
8 1 (1.56%) XenApp
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCCM
1 14 (21.88%) SCOM
2 7 (10.94%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.38%) vMotion
4 5 (7.81%) Ansible
4 5 (7.81%) FortiGate
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (7.81%) Puppet
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (78.13%) VMware
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) Dell
5 6 (9.38%) Draytek
5 6 (9.38%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.81%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) Juniper
6 5 (7.81%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) Google
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.56%) Meraki
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas