Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 318 294
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 -11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 827 767 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 6.42% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 517 561
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £194 £181 £198
90th Percentile £544 £495 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 37
England median hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -28.57% +24.44%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.95 £15.18
90th Percentile £81.60 £48.88 £44.97
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -28.57% +47.37%

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 14,416 11,956 12,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.40% 12.73% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,469 7,823 7,664
England median daily rate £453 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £187 £163 £175
90th Percentile £626 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 657 815
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £39.13
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.94% -0.78%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
London +25 272 £398 +9.66% 103
South East +7 222 £380 +1.33% 93
Midlands -4 97 £350 +7.69% 71
North of England -47 90 £375 +19.43% 94
South West -27 80 £375 +7.14% 47
East of England +27 66 £325 +14.04% 42
North West -2 66 £375 +45.63% 56
East Midlands +12 54 £350 +11.11% 29
West Midlands -15 41 £325 -4.41% 42
Yorkshire -12 17 £213 -37.04% 34
North East -36 7 £319 -1.92% 4
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 652 (78.84%) Windows
2 559 (67.59%) VMware
3 445 (53.81%) Windows Server
4 429 (51.87%) Microsoft
5 424 (51.27%) Active Directory
6 391 (47.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 289 (34.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 276 (33.37%) Office 365
9 224 (27.09%) SCCM
10 216 (26.12%) PowerShell
11 201 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 197 (23.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 192 (23.22%) Citrix
14 172 (20.80%) SQL
15 169 (20.44%) Cisco
16 168 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 167 (20.19%) ITIL
18 166 (20.07%) Firewall
19 158 (19.11%) MS Exchange
20 155 (18.74%) Windows 10
21 154 (18.62%) Linux
22 139 (16.81%) SAN
23 135 (16.32%) DNS
24 120 (14.51%) SCOM
25 119 (14.39%) Migration
26 118 (14.27%) Security Cleared
26 118 (14.27%) Amazon AWS
27 117 (14.15%) SQL Server
28 104 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
29 102 (12.33%) HP

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
1 158 (19.11%) MS Exchange
2 83 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 61 (7.38%) Skype for Business
5 58 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (5.93%) IIS
7 23 (2.78%) Apache
8 22 (2.66%) Tomcat
9 19 (2.30%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (1.45%) Jetty
11 12 (1.45%) Mongrel
11 12 (1.45%) nginx
12 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.36%) IBM Connections
14 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.36%) JBoss
14 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 289 (34.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 276 (33.37%) Office 365
3 118 (14.27%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (7.74%) IaaS
5 53 (6.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (6.41%) PaaS
6 41 (4.96%) SaaS
7 29 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (1.45%) Datadog
11 11 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
12 10 (1.21%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.09%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.73%) G Suite
15 6 (0.73%) Yammer
16 5 (0.60%) Akamai
17 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 166 (20.07%) Firewall
2 139 (16.81%) SAN
3 135 (16.32%) DNS
4 102 (12.33%) LAN
5 97 (11.73%) DHCP
6 95 (11.49%) WAN
7 73 (8.83%) TCP/IP
8 69 (8.34%) VPN
9 50 (6.05%) NetScaler
10 48 (5.80%) Network Security
11 41 (4.96%) Skype
12 40 (4.84%) VLAN
13 33 (3.99%) VoIP
14 31 (3.75%) NAS
15 25 (3.02%) iSCSI
15 25 (3.02%) Wireless
16 22 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (2.66%) Internet
17 19 (2.30%) HTTP
18 17 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (1.57%) MySQL
4 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.73%) Big Data
9 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.36%) HBase
11 3 (0.36%) icCube
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (2.90%) Travis CI
3 24 (2.90%) Vagrant
4 22 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.93%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.69%) Maven
6 14 (1.69%) MSBuild
7 12 (1.45%) Ant
7 12 (1.45%) CruiseControl
7 12 (1.45%) Gradle
8 9 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.97%) JIRA
10 7 (0.85%) MSI
11 6 (0.73%) Subversion
12 4 (0.48%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.48%) Selenium
12 4 (0.48%) Valgrind
12 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (6.29%) Finance
2 25 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.90%) Law
4 15 (1.81%) Retail
5 10 (1.21%) Banking
5 10 (1.21%) Legal
6 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.73%) Back Office
8 5 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.48%) Local Government
9 4 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 160 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 89 (10.76%) Architect
3 66 (7.98%) Support Engineer
4 52 (6.29%) Consultant
5 51 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 51 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 47 (5.68%) Analyst
7 42 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
8 40 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 38 (4.59%) Server Engineer
10 37 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 34 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
12 33 (3.99%) Infrastructure Support
13 32 (3.87%) Administrator
14 31 (3.75%) IT Support
14 31 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (3.51%) IT Engineer
16 24 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
17 23 (2.78%) Desktop Support
17 23 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.59%) Middleware
2 16 (1.93%) .NET
3 15 (1.81%) LDAP
4 12 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.45%) JRuby
4 12 (1.45%) Servlets
5 11 (1.33%) Web Services
6 9 (1.09%) JSON
7 7 (0.85%) JSP
7 7 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.73%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.60%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.60%) CSS
9 5 (0.60%) HTML
9 5 (0.60%) LAMP
9 5 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.48%) FreeSWITCH
10 4 (0.48%) XML
11 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.25%) Clustering
2 87 (10.52%) Data Centre
3 75 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 36 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 25 (3.02%) PKI
5 25 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.81%) CLARiiON
9 14 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.21%) NHS
11 10 (1.21%) Replication
12 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.09%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.97%) Fintech
13 8 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 652 (78.84%) Windows
2 445 (53.81%) Windows Server
3 201 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (18.74%) Windows 10
6 154 (18.62%) Linux
7 90 (10.88%) Windows 7
8 61 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (4.84%) Unix
11 35 (4.23%) CentOS
12 28 (3.39%) Ubuntu
13 21 (2.54%) AIX
13 21 (2.54%) Windows 8
14 19 (2.30%) Windows XP
15 17 (2.06%) Debian
16 12 (1.45%) Fedora
17 8 (0.97%) VMS
18 6 (0.73%) DC/OS
19 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (23.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 167 (20.19%) ITIL
3 119 (14.39%) Migration
4 53 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (6.17%) DevOps
6 50 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (5.93%) Server Management
8 47 (5.68%) Network Design
9 40 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 40 (4.84%) Server Virtualisation
10 37 (4.47%) Service Delivery
11 36 (4.35%) Application Packaging
12 35 (4.23%) Data Protection
13 33 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (3.99%) Virtual Environments
14 32 (3.87%) Change Management
14 32 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (3.87%) Incident Management
14 32 (3.87%) ITSM
14 32 (3.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (26.12%) PowerShell
2 172 (20.80%) SQL
3 40 (4.84%) Python
4 33 (3.99%) Bash Shell
5 30 (3.63%) Perl
6 26 (3.14%) VBScript
7 24 (2.90%) Java
8 22 (2.66%) C#
8 22 (2.66%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.93%) Ruby
10 15 (1.81%) C
10 15 (1.81%) Go
10 15 (1.81%) VB
11 5 (0.60%) C++
12 4 (0.48%) PHP
12 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 104 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (7.74%) MCSE
4 62 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 52 (6.29%) DV Cleared
6 41 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (4.96%) Degree
7 36 (4.35%) MCSA
8 28 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
10 25 (3.02%) MCP
11 20 (2.42%) CCNA
12 19 (2.30%) MCITP
13 16 (1.93%) CCA
13 16 (1.93%) DBS Check
14 15 (1.81%) Novell Certification
15 14 (1.69%) CCNP
16 13 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.54%) SLA
2 8 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.60%) GDPR
3 5 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
3 5 (0.60%) PMO
4 4 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.36%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.24%) QA
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 424 (51.27%) Active Directory
2 391 (47.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (12.33%) VMware ESXi
3 102 (12.33%) XenApp
4 94 (11.37%) vSphere
5 89 (10.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 71 (8.59%) XenDesktop
7 65 (7.86%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (4.23%) XenServer
9 29 (3.51%) VirtualBox
10 28 (3.39%) DFS Replication
11 24 (2.90%) Docker
12 22 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (1.69%) vCloud
16 12 (1.45%) Terminal Services
17 11 (1.33%) UAG
18 9 (1.09%) IAG
Systems Management
1 224 (27.09%) SCCM
2 120 (14.51%) SCOM
3 58 (7.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 50 (6.05%) Puppet
5 45 (5.44%) WSUS
6 42 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (4.96%) Ansible
8 40 (4.84%) SCVMM
9 33 (3.99%) Microsoft Intune
9 33 (3.99%) vCenter Server
10 25 (3.02%) NetBackup
10 25 (3.02%) Terraform
11 24 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
11 24 (2.90%) Packer
11 24 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 18 (2.18%) Kubernetes
12 18 (2.18%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (1.93%) Nagios
14 15 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (1.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 559 (67.59%) VMware
2 429 (51.87%) Microsoft
3 192 (23.22%) Citrix
4 169 (20.44%) Cisco
5 102 (12.33%) HP
6 52 (6.29%) Oracle
7 43 (5.20%) Red Hat
7 43 (5.20%) Symantec
8 41 (4.96%) Google
9 36 (4.35%) Dell
9 36 (4.35%) IBM
10 34 (4.11%) EMC
11 32 (3.87%) McAfee
12 31 (3.75%) SolarWinds
13 29 (3.51%) Splunk
14 28 (3.39%) NetApp
15 26 (3.14%) Veeam
16 23 (2.78%) 3PAR
16 23 (2.78%) New Relic
17 20 (2.42%) Juniper