Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 294 319
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 -26
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 755 768 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.83% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 5.82% 6.03% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 492 411
England median daily rate £396 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £163 £205
90th Percentile £563 £562 £531
UK median daily rate £395 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +8.03% +4.46% -3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 29
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +21.95% -10.87%
10th Percentile £15.15 £13.43 £13.51
90th Percentile £50.75 £90.50 £76.52
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +21.95% -12.77%

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 12,973 12,735 9,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.58% 13.84% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,706 8,253 6,161
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £185 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 758 603
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.59%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.02
90th Percentile £47.60 £46.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +6 234 £396 +1.54% 28
London +38 224 £425 +15.25% 27
South West +9 109 £405 +11.72% 4
Midlands -2 93 £348 +2.96% 16
North of England -4 68 £320 -17.42% 37
East Midlands +18 48 £325 -7.14% 6
West Midlands -12 45 £383 +15.91% 10
North West -6 33 £319 -20.31% 20
East of England -3 32 £400 +33.33% 11
Yorkshire +22 21 £400 +3.23% 16
North East +29 14 £250 -4.76% 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 605 (80.13%) Windows
2 483 (63.97%) Active Directory
3 481 (63.71%) VMware
4 449 (59.47%) Microsoft
5 417 (55.23%) Windows Server
6 307 (40.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 290 (38.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 281 (37.22%) Office 365
9 253 (33.51%) SCCM
10 248 (32.85%) PowerShell
11 236 (31.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 217 (28.74%) Citrix
13 201 (26.62%) DNS
14 190 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 189 (25.03%) ITIL
16 182 (24.11%) Firewall
17 181 (23.97%) Cisco
18 174 (23.05%) DHCP
19 154 (20.40%) Security Cleared
20 151 (20.00%) Windows 10
21 144 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
22 139 (18.41%) SCOM
23 132 (17.48%) SAN
24 119 (15.76%) SQL
25 117 (15.50%) MS Exchange
26 115 (15.23%) Clustering
27 114 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
28 113 (14.97%) HP
29 112 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
30 109 (14.44%) Data Centre

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
1 117 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 89 (11.79%) Skype for Business
3 76 (10.07%) IIS
4 64 (8.48%) SharePoint
5 43 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.93%) Apache
9 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.66%) Confluence
12 2 (0.26%) CMS
13 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.13%) JBoss
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 290 (38.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 281 (37.22%) Office 365
3 114 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (10.60%) IaaS
5 71 (9.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 67 (8.87%) PaaS
7 28 (3.71%) SaaS
8 16 (2.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 15 (1.99%) GitHub
10 11 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.93%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.93%) Serverless
13 6 (0.79%) Azure Stack
13 6 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.53%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 201 (26.62%) DNS
2 182 (24.11%) Firewall
3 174 (23.05%) DHCP
4 132 (17.48%) SAN
5 83 (10.99%) LAN
6 77 (10.20%) WAN
7 59 (7.81%) TCP/IP
8 55 (7.28%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (7.28%) Skype
9 49 (6.49%) NetScaler
10 46 (6.09%) VPN
11 38 (5.03%) NAS
12 36 (4.77%) iSCSI
13 35 (4.64%) VLAN
14 29 (3.84%) Wireless
15 25 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (2.78%) Network Security
18 20 (2.65%) VoIP
19 19 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.65%) Big Data
3 14 (1.85%) MySQL
4 13 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.66%) DB2
8 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.26%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (4.24%) MSI
2 21 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.25%) WiX
4 16 (2.12%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.85%) JIRA
6 12 (1.59%) InstallShield
7 11 (1.46%) AdminStudio
8 8 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.66%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.13%) GitLab
13 1 (0.13%) Hudson
13 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 78 (10.33%) Finance
2 31 (4.11%) Banking
3 19 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.99%) Publishing
5 13 (1.72%) Back Office
6 10 (1.32%) Law
7 8 (1.06%) Retail
8 7 (0.93%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Games
10 4 (0.53%) Front Office
10 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 190 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (9.27%) Architect
3 63 (8.34%) Support Engineer
4 57 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
5 52 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 52 (6.89%) Consultant
6 45 (5.96%) Analyst
7 35 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (4.64%) Wintel Engineer
8 34 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (4.24%) IT Support
10 31 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
10 31 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 30 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
12 29 (3.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 29 (3.84%) Administrator
13 25 (3.31%) Technical Architect
14 23 (3.05%) Infrastructure Support
14 23 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.05%) Web Services
2 22 (2.91%) Software Packaging
3 20 (2.65%) .NET
4 12 (1.59%) RESTful
5 11 (1.46%) Swagger
6 8 (1.06%) XML
7 7 (0.93%) LDAP
7 7 (0.93%) Middleware
8 6 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.53%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.53%) JSON
9 4 (0.53%) Kafka
9 4 (0.53%) LAMP
9 4 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.40%) JDBC
10 3 (0.40%) ODBC
11 2 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.26%) Sensu
12 1 (0.13%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.23%) Clustering
2 109 (14.44%) Data Centre
3 53 (7.02%) Public Cloud
4 47 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.97%) Replication
6 27 (3.58%) PKI
7 21 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.12%) User Experience
10 11 (1.46%) Blog
10 11 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.19%) NHS
11 9 (1.19%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 605 (80.13%) Windows
2 417 (55.23%) Windows Server
3 190 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 144 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (13.91%) Linux
7 66 (8.74%) Windows 7
8 37 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.99%) CentOS
11 15 (1.99%) Solaris
11 15 (1.99%) Unix
12 14 (1.85%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.53%) VMS
16 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (31.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 189 (25.03%) ITIL
3 101 (13.38%) Migration
4 75 (9.93%) DevOps
5 57 (7.55%) Data Protection
6 50 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (6.09%) Configuration Management
8 45 (5.96%) ITIL V3
9 43 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (5.56%) Service Management
11 38 (5.03%) Server Virtualisation
11 38 (5.03%) Service Delivery
12 36 (4.77%) Problem Management
13 35 (4.64%) Load Balancing
14 32 (4.24%) Incident Management
15 31 (4.11%) Project Management
16 28 (3.71%) Root Cause Analysis
16 28 (3.71%) TOGAF
17 27 (3.58%) Change Management
17 27 (3.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 248 (32.85%) PowerShell
2 119 (15.76%) SQL
3 28 (3.71%) Python
4 23 (3.05%) VB
5 20 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.25%) Perl
7 11 (1.46%) C
8 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.66%) C#
9 5 (0.66%) Java
9 5 (0.66%) VBScript
10 3 (0.40%) PHP
11 2 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 154 (20.40%) Security Cleared
2 112 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (11.52%) DV Cleared
4 78 (10.33%) MCSE
5 67 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (8.74%) SC Cleared
7 51 (6.75%) MCSA
8 49 (6.49%) CCNA
9 29 (3.84%) Degree
10 27 (3.58%) CCNP
11 25 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.78%) MCP
13 20 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (2.52%) MCITP
15 7 (0.93%) CCENT
16 6 (0.79%) CCA
16 6 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.79%) ISEB
16 6 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.50%) SLA
2 19 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.38%) QA
4 11 (1.46%) GDPR
5 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.26%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 483 (63.97%) Active Directory
2 307 (40.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (12.98%) Virtual Machines
4 84 (11.13%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (10.99%) XenApp
6 77 (10.20%) vSphere
7 72 (9.54%) XenDesktop
8 60 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (4.77%) Virtual Desktop
10 33 (4.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 18 (2.38%) BitLocker
11 18 (2.38%) DFS Replication
11 18 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (2.25%) Docker
13 10 (1.32%) KVM
14 9 (1.19%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (1.06%) VMware NSX
15 8 (1.06%) Xen
16 7 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 253 (33.51%) SCCM
2 139 (18.41%) SCOM
3 77 (10.20%) SCVMM
4 74 (9.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 53 (7.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 52 (6.89%) WSUS
7 43 (5.70%) Puppet
8 40 (5.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 39 (5.17%) Ansible
10 36 (4.77%) Failover Clustering
11 28 (3.71%) SCOrch
12 26 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (3.18%) Terraform
14 20 (2.65%) vCenter Server
15 18 (2.38%) Kubernetes
16 17 (2.25%) QRadar
16 17 (2.25%) SCSM
17 16 (2.12%) NetBackup
17 16 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
17 16 (2.12%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 481 (63.71%) VMware
2 449 (59.47%) Microsoft
3 217 (28.74%) Citrix
4 181 (23.97%) Cisco
5 113 (14.97%) HP
6 57 (7.55%) NetApp
7 56 (7.42%) Dell
8 42 (5.56%) Symantec
9 34 (4.50%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.37%) Meraki
11 31 (4.11%) EMC
11 31 (4.11%) F5
12 30 (3.97%) Oracle
13 28 (3.71%) Veeam
14 23 (3.05%) Juniper
15 22 (2.91%) SolarWinds
16 19 (2.52%) Fortinet
16 19 (2.52%) McAfee
17 18 (2.38%) IBM
18 16 (2.12%) Red Hat