Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 295 325
Rank change year-on-year +29 +30 -35
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 756 847 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 6.28% 5.89% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 541 488
England median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £188 £175 £185
90th Percentile £568 £563 £500
UK median daily rate £383 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 39
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -29.82%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £92.25 £158.25 £51.13
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year +2.91% +5.10% -24.62%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,047 14,390 11,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.59% 15.22% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,066 9,457 7,446
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £175 £185 £163
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 817 628
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +4.38%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
South East +45 229 £400 +5.96% 117
London -25 180 £400 +6.67% 112
South West +30 113 £450 +20.00% 63
North of England +12 82 £325 -13.33% 123
East of England +50 78 £363 +11.54% 58
Midlands +29 72 £325 -7.14% 81
North West -3 50 £325 -13.33% 64
West Midlands +33 46 £350 +6.06% 39
Yorkshire +42 30 £290 -21.36% 44
East Midlands +8 26 £325 -7.14% 42
North East +10 2 £175 -45.10% 15
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 588 (77.78%) Windows
2 526 (69.58%) VMware
3 430 (56.88%) Active Directory
4 406 (53.70%) Windows Server
5 377 (49.87%) Microsoft
6 345 (45.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 295 (39.02%) Office 365
8 246 (32.54%) Azure
9 222 (29.37%) PowerShell
10 221 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 205 (27.12%) SCCM
12 200 (26.46%) Citrix
13 196 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 177 (23.41%) Security Cleared
15 174 (23.02%) DNS
16 166 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
17 163 (21.56%) DHCP
18 162 (21.43%) ITIL
19 155 (20.50%) Cisco
20 148 (19.58%) Firewall
21 136 (17.99%) Linux
21 136 (17.99%) Windows 10
22 133 (17.59%) MS Exchange
23 124 (16.40%) SQL Server
24 117 (15.48%) Migration
25 116 (15.34%) AWS
26 113 (14.95%) SAN
27 109 (14.42%) HP
28 106 (14.02%) SQL
28 106 (14.02%) Clustering

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 133 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 82 (10.85%) SharePoint
3 73 (9.66%) Skype for Business
4 62 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 59 (7.80%) IIS
6 52 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.46%) Apache
8 8 (1.06%) Confluence
9 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.13%) Mongrel
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 295 (39.02%) Office 365
2 246 (32.54%) Azure
3 116 (15.34%) AWS
4 63 (8.33%) IaaS
5 59 (7.80%) PaaS
6 46 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (2.65%) SaaS
9 15 (1.98%) GitHub
10 13 (1.72%) GCP
11 11 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.32%) Amazon S3
12 10 (1.32%) Route 53
12 10 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.19%) CloudFront
14 8 (1.06%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.93%) OneDrive
16 6 (0.79%) Serverless
17 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 174 (23.02%) DNS
2 163 (21.56%) DHCP
3 148 (19.58%) Firewall
4 113 (14.95%) SAN
5 76 (10.05%) LAN
6 74 (9.79%) TCP/IP
6 74 (9.79%) WAN
7 60 (7.94%) Skype
8 45 (5.95%) NAS
9 44 (5.82%) VPN
10 41 (5.42%) NetScaler
11 32 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (3.97%) VLAN
13 23 (3.04%) Wireless
14 22 (2.91%) Network Security
14 22 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (2.78%) SMTP
15 21 (2.78%) Unified Communications
16 20 (2.65%) Internet
17 19 (2.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (1.98%) MySQL
5 15 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2017
7 12 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.79%) Big Data
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.53%) DB2
12 3 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 30 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 25 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.91%) MSI
4 20 (2.65%) JIRA
5 15 (1.98%) GitLab
6 13 (1.72%) InstallShield
7 12 (1.59%) AdminStudio
8 10 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.79%) WiX
12 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.40%) Hudson
14 2 (0.26%) Maven
14 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.13%) TestRail
15 1 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 69 (9.13%) Finance
2 47 (6.22%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.04%) Banking
4 16 (2.12%) Law
5 15 (1.98%) Back Office
6 14 (1.85%) Publishing
7 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.59%) Legal
9 6 (0.79%) Advertising
10 5 (0.66%) Games
11 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.53%) Front Office
11 4 (0.53%) Retail
12 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 157 (20.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 85 (11.24%) Support Engineer
3 67 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 67 (8.86%) Analyst
4 58 (7.67%) Architect
5 55 (7.28%) Windows Engineer
6 53 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 48 (6.35%) Consultant
7 48 (6.35%) Server Engineer
8 43 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 37 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support
10 36 (4.76%) Administrator
11 35 (4.63%) Support Analyst
12 34 (4.50%) IT Support
13 29 (3.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 28 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (3.31%) IT Engineer
16 24 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.04%) Network Engineer
17 23 (3.04%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.51%) XML
2 17 (2.25%) JDBC
2 17 (2.25%) ODBC
3 15 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (1.85%) .NET
5 13 (1.72%) RESTful
5 13 (1.72%) Web Services
6 12 (1.59%) Swagger
7 10 (1.32%) LAMP
8 9 (1.19%) JSON
8 9 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (1.06%) LDAP
10 7 (0.93%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.79%) REST
12 4 (0.53%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.53%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.40%) HTML
13 3 (0.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (14.02%) Clustering
2 103 (13.62%) Data Centre
3 58 (7.67%) Public Cloud
4 37 (4.89%) Replication
5 36 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.38%) PKI
8 15 (1.98%) User Experience
9 14 (1.85%) NHS
10 12 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.19%) Blog
12 9 (1.19%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 7 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 5 (0.66%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 588 (77.78%) Windows
2 406 (53.70%) Windows Server
3 221 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 166 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 136 (17.99%) Linux
5 136 (17.99%) Windows 10
6 69 (9.13%) Windows 7
7 42 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (5.29%) Ubuntu
9 36 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 34 (4.50%) CentOS
11 32 (4.23%) Unix
12 24 (3.17%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.38%) Solaris
14 7 (0.93%) VMS
15 4 (0.53%) Android
15 4 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 162 (21.43%) ITIL
3 117 (15.48%) Migration
4 68 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 60 (7.94%) DevOps
6 44 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (5.29%) Data Protection
7 40 (5.29%) Server Management
8 38 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 35 (4.63%) ITIL V3
10 35 (4.63%) Server Virtualisation
11 34 (4.50%) Change Management
12 32 (4.23%) Problem Management
13 30 (3.97%) Patch Management
14 29 (3.84%) Load Balancing
15 28 (3.70%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (3.70%) ITSM
15 28 (3.70%) Task Automation
16 27 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (29.37%) PowerShell
2 106 (14.02%) SQL
3 63 (8.33%) Python
4 43 (5.69%) Bash Shell
5 24 (3.17%) Perl
6 21 (2.78%) Java
7 15 (1.98%) C#
8 12 (1.59%) PHP
9 11 (1.46%) C
10 10 (1.32%) VB
11 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.79%) Go
13 5 (0.66%) VBScript
14 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.53%) Ruby
15 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.26%) Groovy
16 2 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 177 (23.41%) Security Cleared
2 103 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 88 (11.64%) DV Cleared
4 85 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (6.88%) MCSE
7 42 (5.56%) CCNA
8 38 (5.03%) MCSA
9 27 (3.57%) Degree
10 18 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (2.25%) MCITP
11 17 (2.25%) MCP
12 15 (1.98%) CCNP
13 14 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.32%) CCA
15 9 (1.19%) ISEB
15 9 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
15 9 (1.19%) ISTQB
16 8 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.69%) SLA
2 16 (2.12%) QA
3 14 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.46%) GDPR
5 7 (0.93%) NCSC
6 4 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 430 (56.88%) Active Directory
2 345 (45.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (11.77%) vSphere
4 84 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 72 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 68 (8.99%) XenApp
7 65 (8.60%) XenDesktop
8 42 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 37 (4.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 35 (4.63%) Docker
11 33 (4.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 23 (3.04%) DFS Replication
13 18 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (1.72%) VMware NSX
15 10 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.19%) KVM
17 8 (1.06%) vCloud
17 8 (1.06%) Xen
18 7 (0.93%) ISA Server
18 7 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 205 (27.12%) SCCM
2 86 (11.38%) SCOM
3 63 (8.33%) WSUS
4 61 (8.07%) SCVMM
5 58 (7.67%) Ansible
6 57 (7.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 51 (6.75%) Puppet
8 38 (5.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 37 (4.89%) vCenter Server
10 27 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
11 25 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (3.04%) Microsoft Intune
12 23 (3.04%) NetBackup
12 23 (3.04%) Terraform
13 18 (2.38%) Backup Exec
13 18 (2.38%) Kubernetes
14 16 (2.12%) SCDPM
15 15 (1.98%) SCSM
16 14 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
17 12 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 526 (69.58%) VMware
2 377 (49.87%) Microsoft
3 200 (26.46%) Citrix
4 155 (20.50%) Cisco
5 109 (14.42%) HP
6 52 (6.88%) Dell
7 40 (5.29%) NetApp
8 35 (4.63%) Oracle
9 33 (4.37%) EMC
10 31 (4.10%) IBM
11 29 (3.84%) Red Hat
12 27 (3.57%) Symantec
12 27 (3.57%) Veeam
13 25 (3.31%) Meraki
14 23 (3.04%) Splunk
15 22 (2.91%) Veritas
16 21 (2.78%) F5
17 19 (2.51%) 3PAR
18 18 (2.38%) SolarWinds
19 16 (2.12%) Ivanti