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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 265 261
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 344 454 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 7.01% 7.42% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 291 283
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £240 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.25 £43.28 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4910 6115 5401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.35% 12.33% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3160 3873 3096
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 434 568
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 122 £385 -7.22% 53
South East -34 59 £400 +6.66% 44
South West +8 42 £350 - 22
East of England +4 29 £419 +4.68% 15
North West +19 21 £425 +41.66% 27
East Midlands +6 20 £250 -16.66% 8
Yorkshire +20 19 £355 -11.80% 19
West Midlands +19 16 £225 -31.81% 17
North East +33 14 £410 +43.85% 5
Midlands +13 2 £363 +7.40% 25
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 526 (78.16%) Windows
2 404 (60.03%) VMware
3 343 (50.97%) Windows Server
4 337 (50.07%) Microsoft
5 334 (49.63%) Active Directory
6 289 (42.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 229 (34.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 193 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 186 (27.64%) PowerShell
10 165 (24.52%) Cisco
11 161 (23.92%) Citrix
12 159 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 158 (23.48%) Office 365
14 157 (23.33%) SCCM
15 155 (23.03%) SQL Server
16 153 (22.73%) Firewall
17 143 (21.25%) DNS
18 142 (21.10%) SQL
19 141 (20.95%) SAN
20 134 (19.91%) HP
21 129 (19.17%) ITIL
22 128 (19.02%) MS Exchange
22 128 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
23 121 (17.98%) DHCP
23 121 (17.98%) Linux
24 118 (17.53%) Security Cleared
25 107 (15.90%) Data Centre
26 102 (15.16%) Migration
27 94 (13.97%) SCOM
28 92 (13.67%) SC Cleared

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
1 128 (19.02%) MS Exchange
2 85 (12.63%) Skype for Business
3 76 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 68 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (9.96%) IIS
6 64 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (4.01%) Apache
8 20 (2.97%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (2.23%) OpenStack
11 14 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.78%) iPlanet
12 12 (1.78%) JBoss
12 12 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
12 12 (1.78%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.74%) CMS
15 5 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 58 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.59%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) Primavera
5 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 159 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (23.48%) Office 365
3 70 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (5.65%) IaaS
5 21 (3.12%) PaaS
6 19 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.23%) SaaS
8 8 (1.19%) Yammer
9 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.89%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Mailgun
12 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.45%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.15%) GitHub
13 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 153 (22.73%) Firewall
2 143 (21.25%) DNS
3 141 (20.95%) SAN
4 121 (17.98%) DHCP
5 82 (12.18%) LAN
6 79 (11.74%) WAN
7 73 (10.85%) TCP/IP
8 65 (9.66%) VPN
9 55 (8.17%) NAS
10 40 (5.94%) NetScaler
11 32 (4.75%) Wireless
12 30 (4.46%) iSCSI
12 30 (4.46%) Skype
13 27 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (3.71%) Network Security
15 20 (2.97%) Internet
15 20 (2.97%) VLAN
15 20 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (2.53%) MPLS
16 17 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (2.08%) MySQL
7 11 (1.63%) Big Data
8 10 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.59%) Power BI
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.30%) DocumentDB
13 2 (0.30%) HBase
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.74%) Hudson
4 5 (0.74%) JIRA
4 5 (0.74%) MSI
4 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.45%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.45%) Maven
7 2 (0.30%) Grunt
7 2 (0.30%) JMeter
7 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.30%) Selenium
7 2 (0.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (10.55%) Finance
2 26 (3.86%) Banking
3 25 (3.71%) Retail
4 20 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.78%) Law
7 10 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.34%) Electronics
9 8 (1.19%) Legal
10 7 (1.04%) Back Office
10 7 (1.04%) Marketing
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 92 (13.67%) Architect
3 62 (9.21%) Analyst
4 59 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 56 (8.32%) Support Engineer
6 55 (8.17%) Consultant
7 47 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
9 44 (6.54%) Administrator
10 36 (5.35%) Technical Architect
11 30 (4.46%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 30 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
12 29 (4.31%) Server Engineer
12 29 (4.31%) Support Analyst
13 28 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (3.86%) VMware Engineer
16 25 (3.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 24 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.53%) .NET
2 12 (1.78%) J2EE
3 11 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.49%) Middleware
4 10 (1.49%) Web Services
5 8 (1.19%) WAP
6 4 (0.59%) XMPP
7 3 (0.45%) Classic ASP
7 3 (0.45%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) LAMP
7 3 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.45%) Node.js
7 3 (0.45%) RESTful
7 3 (0.45%) WCF
7 3 (0.45%) WF
7 3 (0.45%) XML
8 2 (0.30%) Java SE
8 2 (0.30%) JSON
8 2 (0.30%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.90%) Data Centre
2 86 (12.78%) Clustering
3 70 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.98%) Replication
5 32 (4.75%) Private Cloud
6 25 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.67%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.23%) EPoS
9 15 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.19%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.19%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Derivative
13 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.74%) PKI
14 5 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 526 (78.16%) Windows
2 343 (50.97%) Windows Server
3 229 (34.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 193 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (17.98%) Linux
6 87 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (10.70%) Windows 7
8 57 (8.47%) Unix
9 54 (8.02%) Windows 10
10 41 (6.09%) CentOS
11 39 (5.79%) Solaris
12 31 (4.61%) Windows 8
13 29 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.53%) SUSE
15 16 (2.38%) Windows Vista
16 15 (2.23%) AIX
16 15 (2.23%) HPUX
17 11 (1.63%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (1.49%) Android
19 8 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.17%) ITIL
2 102 (15.16%) Migration
3 50 (7.43%) Change Management
4 49 (7.28%) DevOps
4 49 (7.28%) Virtual Environments
5 48 (7.13%) Project Management
6 47 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (6.39%) High Availability
8 41 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (5.79%) TOGAF
10 38 (5.65%) Service Management
11 36 (5.35%) Service Delivery
12 35 (5.20%) Server Virtualisation
13 32 (4.75%) Configuration Management
14 30 (4.46%) ITIL V3
15 24 (3.57%) Incident Management
15 24 (3.57%) Server Building
16 21 (3.12%) ITSM
16 21 (3.12%) Problem Management
17 20 (2.97%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 186 (27.64%) PowerShell
2 142 (21.10%) SQL
3 32 (4.75%) Python
4 23 (3.42%) Perl
5 20 (2.97%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.53%) C#
7 16 (2.38%) VBScript
8 13 (1.93%) Korn
9 11 (1.63%) Java
10 9 (1.34%) PHP
10 9 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.74%) Ruby
11 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.74%) VB
12 4 (0.59%) C-shell
12 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.30%) C++
13 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (17.53%) Security Cleared
3 92 (13.67%) SC Cleared
4 84 (12.48%) MCSE
5 55 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (6.09%) CCNA
7 36 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (5.05%) MCITP
9 32 (4.75%) DV Cleared
10 30 (4.46%) Degree
10 30 (4.46%) MCP
11 29 (4.31%) MCSA
12 19 (2.82%) CCNP
13 11 (1.63%) MCTS
14 10 (1.49%) CCIE
14 10 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (1.19%) CCDP
16 7 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.46%) SLA
2 9 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) GAMP
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 334 (49.63%) Active Directory
2 289 (42.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (8.47%) XenApp
5 54 (8.02%) XenDesktop
6 47 (6.98%) vSphere
7 39 (5.79%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (4.46%) KVM
9 29 (4.31%) XenServer
10 21 (3.12%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (2.38%) Xen
14 14 (2.08%) Terminal Services
15 13 (1.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (1.49%) vCloud
18 9 (1.34%) ISA Server
18 9 (1.34%) Samba
18 9 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 157 (23.33%) SCCM
2 94 (13.97%) SCOM
3 43 (6.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 27 (4.01%) SCVMM
4 27 (4.01%) WSUS
5 26 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.57%) Puppet
7 20 (2.97%) Ansible
8 19 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 19 (2.82%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.67%) SCOrch
10 17 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
10 17 (2.53%) vCenter Server
11 15 (2.23%) Nagios
12 13 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (1.93%) vMotion
13 12 (1.78%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.78%) PowerCLI
13 12 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 11 (1.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 404 (60.03%) VMware
2 337 (50.07%) Microsoft
3 165 (24.52%) Cisco
4 161 (23.92%) Citrix
5 134 (19.91%) HP
6 61 (9.06%) Dell
7 59 (8.77%) NetApp
8 49 (7.28%) Red Hat
9 41 (6.09%) Oracle
10 40 (5.94%) Veeam
11 37 (5.50%) Symantec
12 28 (4.16%) EMC
12 28 (4.16%) Sun
13 27 (4.01%) CheckPoint
14 25 (3.71%) Juniper
15 24 (3.57%) F5
16 22 (3.27%) Veritas
17 20 (2.97%) IBM
18 19 (2.82%) SolarWinds
19 17 (2.53%) Palo Alto
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West Midlands
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South Yorkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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