Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 286 282
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 722 894 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.91% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 6.37% 7.37% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 564 575
England median daily rate £350 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.38% +3.57%
10th Percentile £185 £207 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £523
UK median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 36
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 £20.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.82% +37.02% -6.52%
10th Percentile £12.40 £16.53 £12.78
90th Percentile £51.13 £43.28 £36.63
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.62% +71.05% -13.64%

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 11330 12127 10868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.40% 12.33% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 7699 6221
England median daily rate £425 £412 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +13.66% +6.62%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £163
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £358
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 816 1186
England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.25 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.13% - +6.67%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 -85 222 £375 -6.25% 43
South East +14 181 £375 +2.74% 46
North of England +15 114 £318 +9.96% 40
Midlands +54 81 £315 +5.00% 21
South West +29 75 £350 -14.63% 8
East of England -32 52 £300 -18.92% 15
North West +26 50 £258 -14.17% 27
East Midlands +21 46 £300 -4.00% 6
North East +33 41 £325 +16.07% 2
West Midlands +29 33 £325 +13.04% 15
Yorkshire -6 23 £363 +3.57% 11
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 588 (81.44%) Windows
2 492 (68.14%) VMware
3 380 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 379 (52.49%) Active Directory
5 361 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 323 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 222 (30.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 218 (30.19%) Cisco
9 198 (27.42%) Citrix
9 198 (27.42%) Office 365
10 184 (25.48%) PowerShell
11 174 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 171 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 162 (22.44%) MS Exchange
14 160 (22.16%) SAN
14 160 (22.16%) Firewall
15 156 (21.61%) DNS
15 156 (21.61%) SCCM
16 147 (20.36%) Linux
17 143 (19.81%) HP
18 142 (19.67%) ITIL
19 138 (19.11%) SQL Server
20 136 (18.84%) DHCP
21 121 (16.76%) Migration
22 114 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 105 (14.54%) SQL
24 104 (14.40%) Security Cleared
25 101 (13.99%) VMware ESXi
26 97 (13.43%) Data Centre
26 97 (13.43%) 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
1 162 (22.44%) MS Exchange
2 89 (12.33%) Skype for Business
3 81 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (10.80%) SharePoint
5 54 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 50 (6.93%) IIS
7 39 (5.40%) Apache
8 36 (4.99%) Tomcat
9 28 (3.88%) JBoss
10 27 (3.74%) WebLogic
11 26 (3.60%) iPlanet
11 26 (3.60%) OpenStack
12 25 (3.46%) Oracle Application Server
13 14 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.80%) Confluence
15 12 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (1.66%) MQSeries
16 11 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 58 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 27 (3.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.28%) Primavera
5 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 198 (27.42%) Office 365
2 174 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (8.31%) IaaS
5 38 (5.26%) PaaS
6 23 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 10 (1.39%) Slack
8 10 (1.39%) Trello
9 8 (1.11%) SaaS
10 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.55%) G Suite
12 2 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.28%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.14%) GitHub
13 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 160 (22.16%) Firewall
1 160 (22.16%) SAN
2 156 (21.61%) DNS
3 136 (18.84%) DHCP
4 87 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 71 (9.83%) LAN
6 67 (9.28%) WAN
7 64 (8.86%) NAS
8 57 (7.89%) NetScaler
9 46 (6.37%) VPN
10 33 (4.57%) LDAP
11 30 (4.16%) VoIP
12 28 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
13 27 (3.74%) Wireless
14 25 (3.46%) VLAN
15 22 (3.05%) iSCSI
15 22 (3.05%) MPLS
16 21 (2.91%) Skype
17 17 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.94%) MySQL
6 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.25%) Big Data
7 9 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.55%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.42%) Power BI
11 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 14 (1.94%) JIRA
2 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.66%) Maven
4 11 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (1.39%) git-flow
6 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.28%) MSI
8 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.14%) Grunt
9 1 (0.14%) Hudson
9 1 (0.14%) JMeter
9 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.14%) Selenium
9 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 71 (9.83%) Finance
2 25 (3.46%) Banking
3 22 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.08%) Retail
5 7 (0.97%) Back Office
5 7 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.69%) Electronics
6 5 (0.69%) Marketing
7 4 (0.55%) Front Office
7 4 (0.55%) Law
7 4 (0.55%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.28%) Games
9 2 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (10.25%) Architect
3 66 (9.14%) Analyst
4 60 (8.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 52 (7.20%) Consultant
6 50 (6.93%) Support Engineer
7 47 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 38 (5.26%) Administrator
8 38 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 31 (4.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 31 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (4.16%) Designer
11 28 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 27 (3.74%) Solutions Designer
12 27 (3.74%) Support Analyst
13 25 (3.46%) Infrastructure Support
13 25 (3.46%) Technical Architect
14 24 (3.32%) Network Engineer
15 23 (3.19%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.60%) J2EE
2 17 (2.35%) .NET
2 17 (2.35%) Web Services
3 10 (1.39%) pytest
4 7 (0.97%) JSON
4 7 (0.97%) Middleware
4 7 (0.97%) XML
5 5 (0.69%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.69%) WAP
6 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.55%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.42%) LAMP
7 3 (0.42%) SAML
8 2 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.28%) REST
8 2 (0.28%) Sensu
9 1 (0.14%) COM
9 1 (0.14%) CSS
9 1 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.43%) Clustering
1 97 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.40%) Replication
4 36 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.74%) Private Cloud
7 22 (3.05%) PKI
8 16 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.25%) HP Storage
11 8 (1.11%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.97%) EPoS
13 6 (0.83%) FMCG
13 6 (0.83%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.69%) iPad
14 5 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 588 (81.44%) Windows
2 380 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 222 (30.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 171 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 147 (20.36%) Linux
6 92 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (10.11%) Windows 7
8 70 (9.70%) Windows 10
9 68 (9.42%) Unix
10 44 (6.09%) Solaris
11 38 (5.26%) CentOS
12 37 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (4.43%) Windows 8
14 29 (4.02%) AIX
15 28 (3.88%) HPUX
16 26 (3.60%) SUSE
17 16 (2.22%) Windows Vista
18 12 (1.66%) Windows XP
19 9 (1.25%) Android
19 9 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (19.67%) ITIL
2 121 (16.76%) Migration
3 62 (8.59%) Project Management
4 58 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (7.89%) Change Management
6 53 (7.34%) DevOps
7 49 (6.79%) TOGAF
8 46 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (5.82%) High Availability
10 40 (5.54%) Incident Management
11 38 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 35 (4.85%) Problem Management
13 34 (4.71%) Configuration Management
14 32 (4.43%) Load Balancing
15 30 (4.16%) Mobile Device Management
15 30 (4.16%) Virtual Environments
16 28 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (3.60%) Open Source
18 24 (3.32%) Server Virtualisation
19 22 (3.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 184 (25.48%) PowerShell
2 105 (14.54%) SQL
3 45 (6.23%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.74%) Python
5 24 (3.32%) Perl
6 17 (2.35%) Korn
7 12 (1.66%) C-shell
7 12 (1.66%) VBScript
8 11 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.39%) Groovy
10 5 (0.69%) Java
10 5 (0.69%) PHP
11 4 (0.55%) C#
11 4 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.42%) C
12 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.28%) C++
13 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (14.40%) Security Cleared
3 81 (11.22%) MCSE
4 79 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 40 (5.54%) Degree
6 35 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (4.02%) MCSA
8 25 (3.46%) CCNA
9 24 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (3.05%) DV Cleared
12 20 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.77%) MCITP
13 15 (2.08%) CCNP
14 14 (1.94%) MCP
15 13 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (1.11%) DBS Check
17 6 (0.83%) CISSP
18 5 (0.69%) CCSP
18 5 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.88%) SLA
2 11 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.69%) PMO
4 4 (0.55%) GDPR
4 4 (0.55%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 379 (52.49%) Active Directory
2 323 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (13.99%) VMware ESXi
4 84 (11.63%) XenDesktop
5 72 (9.97%) XenApp
6 67 (9.28%) XenServer
7 43 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
8 41 (5.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (5.68%) vSphere
9 28 (3.88%) KVM
10 26 (3.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 24 (3.32%) Terminal Services
11 24 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (2.22%) Samba
14 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.66%) Docker
15 12 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (1.11%) vCloud
17 7 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 156 (21.61%) SCCM
2 66 (9.14%) SCOM
3 38 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 34 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (4.71%) SCVMM
5 31 (4.29%) Puppet
6 29 (4.02%) NetBackup
7 23 (3.19%) Ansible
8 21 (2.91%) Backup Exec
9 20 (2.77%) WSUS
10 19 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (2.35%) Salt
13 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 14 (1.94%) OpenView
14 13 (1.80%) WMI
15 12 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (1.66%) vCenter Server
16 10 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 492 (68.14%) VMware
2 361 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 218 (30.19%) Cisco
4 198 (27.42%) Citrix
5 143 (19.81%) HP
6 92 (12.74%) NetApp
7 58 (8.03%) Red Hat
8 50 (6.93%) Oracle
9 48 (6.65%) Dell
10 45 (6.23%) Veeam
11 38 (5.26%) Sun
12 36 (4.99%) Veritas
13 35 (4.85%) 3PAR
14 34 (4.71%) IBM
15 33 (4.57%) Symantec
16 32 (4.43%) Juniper
17 29 (4.02%) SolarWinds
18 28 (3.88%) F5
19 27 (3.74%) PlateSpin
20 26 (3.60%) McAfee