Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 393 334 275
Rank change year-on-year -59 -59 +27
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 383 163 756
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 3.99% 4.19% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 113 476
10th Percentile £220 £206 £183
25th Percentile £313 £306 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £420 £375
Median % change year-on-year -4.70% +12.00% -
75th Percentile £519 £500 £475
90th Percentile £590 £575 £566
UK median daily rate £414 £423 £375
% change year-on-year -2.07% +12.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 29
10th Percentile £11.71 " £14.00
25th Percentile £12.06 £12.06 £15.25
Median hourly rate £12.73 £12.73 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -39.40% +1.82%
75th Percentile £15.17 £18.57 £39.00
90th Percentile £57.60 £21.68 £44.70
UK median hourly rate £13.36 £12.73 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.01% -39.40% -2.33%

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 9,603 3,890 12,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.22% 14.36% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,895 2,638 8,211
10th Percentile £200 £225 £170
25th Percentile £381 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £485 £463
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £687 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 142 538
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.71 £13.25
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.88 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.90% +11.72% +0.44%
75th Percentile £27.49 £38.81 £23.75
90th Percentile £63.25 £51.65 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.74
% change year-on-year -1.41% +6.07% +5.52%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in England.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in England.

Hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -116 151 £506 +26.56% 66
South East -45 77 £428 -4.58% 77
North of England -39 54 £325 -3.70% 118
East of England -24 39 £350 +6.06% 50
Midlands -63 35 £403 -19.50% 65
Yorkshire -18 30 £325 +3.59% 32
North West -41 23 £400 +10.34% 69
West Midlands -63 22 £403 -19.50% 33
South West -57 17 £425 +4.62% 36
East Midlands - 13 £358 - 32
North East - 1 - - 17
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 299 (78.07%) VMware
2 261 (68.15%) Windows
3 228 (59.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 226 (59.01%) Active Directory
5 174 (45.43%) Windows Server
6 168 (43.86%) Microsoft
7 161 (42.04%) Azure
8 137 (35.77%) Microsoft 365
9 103 (26.89%) Security Cleared
10 100 (26.11%) DNS
11 97 (25.33%) Cisco
12 95 (24.80%) PowerShell
13 94 (24.54%) DHCP
14 87 (22.72%) Firewall
15 82 (21.41%) SC Cleared
16 77 (20.10%) WAN
17 76 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 74 (19.32%) Social Skills
19 70 (18.28%) ITIL
20 69 (18.02%) Linux
20 69 (18.02%) SCCM
21 68 (17.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 60 (15.67%) Windows Server 2016
23 57 (14.88%) SQL
24 51 (13.32%) AWS
25 49 (12.79%) Windows Server 2019
25 49 (12.79%) Windows 10
26 48 (12.53%) Citrix
27 46 (12.01%) Migration
28 44 (11.49%) 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 38 (9.92%) MS Exchange
1 38 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (2.87%) Confluence
3 11 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.09%) IIS
5 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.31%) Apache
7 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 161 (42.04%) Azure
2 137 (35.77%) Microsoft 365
3 51 (13.32%) AWS
4 32 (8.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (6.53%) PaaS
6 20 (5.22%) SaaS
7 19 (4.96%) IaaS
8 10 (2.61%) GCP
9 8 (2.09%) GitHub
10 7 (1.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (1.57%) Azure Key Vault
12 5 (1.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.31%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.78%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.78%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.52%) Azure App Service
14 2 (0.52%) Azure Storage
14 2 (0.52%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 100 (26.11%) DNS
2 94 (24.54%) DHCP
3 87 (22.72%) Firewall
4 77 (20.10%) WAN
5 42 (10.97%) SD-WAN
6 38 (9.92%) LAN
7 36 (9.40%) SAN
8 24 (6.27%) NAS
9 22 (5.74%) VPN
10 17 (4.44%) TCP/IP
11 16 (4.18%) iSCSI
12 15 (3.92%) VLAN
13 13 (3.39%) Internet
13 13 (3.39%) Wireless
14 12 (3.13%) VSAN
15 11 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (2.09%) Skype
18 7 (1.83%) FCoE
18 7 (1.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.78%) MySQL
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.52%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.52%) HBase
5 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Redis
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (3.13%) JIRA
2 11 (2.87%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.26%) Gradle
5 1 (0.26%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.26%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (19.32%) Social Skills
2 34 (8.88%) Finance
3 25 (6.53%) Public Sector
4 17 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (1.57%) Banking
6 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
8 3 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (18.80%) Architect
2 62 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (9.92%) Support Engineer
4 27 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (6.53%) Consultant
6 24 (6.27%) Technical Architect
7 20 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (5.22%) Analyst
7 20 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 19 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.44%) IT Engineer
10 17 (4.44%) Security Architect
10 17 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (4.18%) Administrator
11 16 (4.18%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 13 (3.39%) Security Consultant
14 12 (3.13%) Network Engineer
14 12 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.70%) Middleware
2 10 (2.61%) XML
3 8 (2.09%) JSON
4 5 (1.31%) Web Services
5 4 (1.04%) YAML
6 3 (0.78%) ARM Templates
6 3 (0.78%) HTML
6 3 (0.78%) LDAP
7 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.52%) Node.js
7 2 (0.52%) XSLT
8 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.26%) CSS3
8 1 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.26%) OAuth
8 1 (0.26%) OpenID
8 1 (0.26%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.26%) REST
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.74%) Clustering
3 17 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.35%) User Experience
5 8 (2.09%) Replication
6 7 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.31%) PKI
9 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) NHS
12 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 261 (68.15%) Windows
2 174 (45.43%) Windows Server
3 76 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (18.02%) Linux
5 60 (15.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 49 (12.79%) Windows 10
6 49 (12.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 35 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.35%) Solaris
11 7 (1.83%) Android
11 7 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.83%) Unix
12 6 (1.57%) CentOS
13 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.52%) VMS
14 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.28%) ITIL
2 68 (17.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (12.01%) Migration
4 39 (10.18%) Network Architecture
5 31 (8.09%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (7.83%) DevOps
7 21 (5.48%) Change Control
7 21 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 19 (4.96%) Virtual Environments
9 16 (4.18%) Data Protection
9 16 (4.18%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (3.92%) Patch Management
10 15 (3.92%) Project Delivery
10 15 (3.92%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.66%) Information Security
11 14 (3.66%) Server Management
12 13 (3.39%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (3.39%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.39%) ITSM
12 13 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (24.80%) PowerShell
2 57 (14.88%) SQL
3 16 (4.18%) Java
4 14 (3.66%) Python
5 4 (1.04%) Perl
5 4 (1.04%) PHP
5 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.78%) VBScript
7 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) C
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (26.89%) Security Cleared
2 82 (21.41%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 15 (3.92%) CISSP
6 14 (3.66%) MCSE
7 10 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.09%) Degree
8 8 (2.09%) MCITP
9 7 (1.83%) MCSA
10 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.78%) CCA
12 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.18%) SLA
3 15 (3.92%) NCSC
4 7 (1.83%) NIST
5 2 (0.52%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) GAMP
6 1 (0.26%) GLP
6 1 (0.26%) GMP
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 228 (59.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (59.01%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.79%) XenApp
4 23 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (5.48%) vSphere
6 19 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.66%) KVM
7 14 (3.66%) NFS
8 10 (2.61%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.61%) Xen
8 10 (2.61%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (1.83%) SRDF
10 7 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.31%) Docker
12 5 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.04%) Firmware
13 4 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (18.02%) SCCM
2 29 (7.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (6.79%) Terraform
4 21 (5.48%) Ansible
5 19 (4.96%) SCOM
6 17 (4.44%) Puppet
7 16 (4.18%) SCVMM
7 16 (4.18%) vRealize
7 16 (4.18%) WSUS
8 14 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (3.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 9 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (2.35%) vCenter Server
11 8 (2.09%) SCSM
11 8 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.83%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.83%) SCDPM
13 6 (1.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 299 (78.07%) VMware
2 168 (43.86%) Microsoft
3 97 (25.33%) Cisco
4 48 (12.53%) Citrix
5 30 (7.83%) Dell
6 27 (7.05%) Oracle
7 25 (6.53%) HP
8 20 (5.22%) EMC
8 20 (5.22%) NetApp
9 19 (4.96%) Veeam
10 16 (4.18%) Google
11 15 (3.92%) Meraki
12 14 (3.66%) Sophos
13 10 (2.61%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.61%) Ivanti
14 9 (2.35%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.35%) Symantec
15 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.83%) Apple
16 7 (1.83%) ArcSight