Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 316 297
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 -47
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 750 641 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 6.81% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 396 530
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £180 £210 £231
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £368 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 30
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -16.49% +4.30%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.75 £12.48
90th Percentile £87.50 £55.08 £42.33
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.46% -19.00% +7.53%

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 12,384 9,413 10,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.45% 11.29% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,049 6,025 6,735
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £168 £173
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 586 863
England median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.78% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.13 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year -0.88% +2.40% -0.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -83 227 £350 -12.50% 101
South East +43 216 £390 +11.43% 75
Midlands +16 103 £350 +37.25% 47
North of England +2 93 £375 +13.21% 90
South West +47 80 £381 +41.73% 40
North West +7 65 £388 +10.71% 62
East Midlands +15 53 £356 +42.50% 21
West Midlands 0 52 £330 +10.00% 26
East of England -22 33 £300 -7.69% 35
Yorkshire -19 16 £388 +14.81% 22
North East -1 12 £263 -9.48% 6
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 558 (74.40%) Windows
2 487 (64.93%) VMware
3 400 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 390 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 363 (48.40%) Microsoft
6 351 (46.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 220 (29.33%) Office 365
8 217 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 210 (28.00%) PowerShell
9 210 (28.00%) SCCM
10 199 (26.53%) Citrix
11 183 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 175 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 175 (23.33%) SQL
13 173 (23.07%) Cisco
14 172 (22.93%) Firewall
15 165 (22.00%) ITIL
16 163 (21.73%) DNS
17 151 (20.13%) SQL Server
18 142 (18.93%) SAN
19 141 (18.80%) Linux
20 139 (18.53%) Security Cleared
21 128 (17.07%) HP
22 116 (15.47%) MS Exchange
22 116 (15.47%) VMware ESXi
23 109 (14.53%) SC Cleared
23 109 (14.53%) DHCP
24 100 (13.33%) Clustering
25 99 (13.20%) SCOM
26 91 (12.13%) Virtual Machines

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
1 116 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 77 (10.27%) IIS
3 68 (9.07%) Skype for Business
4 67 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 54 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (4.00%) OpenStack
8 18 (2.40%) Apache
9 16 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.60%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.67%) SAS
12 4 (0.53%) JBoss
13 3 (0.40%) Confluence
13 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 220 (29.33%) Office 365
2 217 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (7.20%) IaaS
5 51 (6.80%) PaaS
6 34 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 30 (4.00%) SaaS
8 26 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (1.87%) Datadog
12 7 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.80%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.80%) Yammer
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.27%) G Suite
16 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 172 (22.93%) Firewall
2 163 (21.73%) DNS
3 142 (18.93%) SAN
4 109 (14.53%) DHCP
5 89 (11.87%) VPN
6 83 (11.07%) LAN
7 80 (10.67%) WAN
8 67 (8.93%) TCP/IP
9 47 (6.27%) NetScaler
10 40 (5.33%) NAS
11 39 (5.20%) iSCSI
12 37 (4.93%) VoIP
13 35 (4.67%) VLAN
14 30 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
14 30 (4.00%) Skype
15 27 (3.60%) Network Security
16 23 (3.07%) Wireless
17 18 (2.40%) Internet
18 17 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
19 15 (2.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (2.93%) MySQL
4 17 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.73%) Big Data
8 12 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.47%) HBase
10 10 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.20%) icCube
11 9 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.93%) Power BI
13 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 30 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (2.53%) JIRA
2 19 (2.53%) Travis CI
3 18 (2.40%) Vagrant
4 16 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.07%) MSI
6 6 (0.80%) Subversion
6 6 (0.80%) WiX
7 4 (0.53%) JMeter
7 4 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.40%) Hudson
9 2 (0.27%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.27%) Maven
9 2 (0.27%) SilkTest
9 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (9.20%) Finance
2 13 (1.73%) Banking
3 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.07%) Retail
5 6 (0.80%) Back Office
5 6 (0.80%) Legal
6 5 (0.67%) Law
6 5 (0.67%) Local Government
7 4 (0.53%) Billing
8 3 (0.40%) Automotive
8 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.27%) Marketing
9 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (12.13%) Architect
3 75 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 74 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 56 (7.47%) Server Engineer
6 48 (6.40%) Citrix Engineer
7 47 (6.27%) Analyst
8 46 (6.13%) Windows Engineer
9 35 (4.67%) Consultant
10 33 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (4.00%) Administrator
12 28 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (3.73%) Desktop Support
13 26 (3.47%) IT Engineer
14 25 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
16 21 (2.80%) Hyper-V Engineer
16 21 (2.80%) Windows Server Engineer
17 20 (2.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.73%) JSON
2 17 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (2.27%) Middleware
3 15 (2.00%) Web Services
4 14 (1.87%) .NET
5 11 (1.47%) CSS
6 10 (1.33%) HTML
6 10 (1.33%) LDAP
6 10 (1.33%) REST
7 9 (1.20%) Kafka
7 9 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (1.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.93%) WCF
9 7 (0.93%) XML
10 6 (0.80%) Angular 2
10 6 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.80%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (0.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.33%) Clustering
2 64 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 61 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.53%) PKI
5 24 (3.20%) Replication
6 22 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.80%) Private Cloud
8 20 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.47%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.47%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.20%) NHS
13 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
15 6 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 558 (74.40%) Windows
2 400 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 183 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 175 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (18.80%) Linux
6 81 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (9.20%) Windows 7
8 55 (7.33%) Windows 10
9 48 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (5.47%) CentOS
11 33 (4.40%) Unix
12 23 (3.07%) Ubuntu
13 19 (2.53%) AIX
13 19 (2.53%) DC/OS
14 18 (2.40%) Windows 8
15 17 (2.27%) Solaris
16 13 (1.73%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.60%) Windows 2000
18 11 (1.47%) Mac OS X
18 11 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (22.00%) ITIL
2 90 (12.00%) Migration
3 67 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (8.40%) DevOps
5 58 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 47 (6.27%) Virtual Environments
8 43 (5.73%) Change Management
9 41 (5.47%) Problem Management
10 40 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 35 (4.67%) ITIL V3
13 34 (4.53%) High Availability
14 32 (4.27%) Project Management
15 30 (4.00%) Open Source
16 29 (3.87%) Server Virtualisation
16 29 (3.87%) TOGAF
17 28 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
18 26 (3.47%) Service Delivery
19 25 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 210 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 175 (23.33%) SQL
3 42 (5.60%) Python
4 24 (3.20%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.20%) VBScript
5 22 (2.93%) C#
6 15 (2.00%) C
7 11 (1.47%) Java
8 10 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.33%) VB
9 7 (0.93%) Go
9 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.80%) PHP
11 5 (0.67%) Perl
12 2 (0.27%) Korn
12 2 (0.27%) Ruby
12 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 139 (18.53%) Security Cleared
2 109 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 88 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (7.60%) MCSE
5 49 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (5.60%) MCSA
7 41 (5.47%) DV Cleared
8 35 (4.67%) CCNA
9 31 (4.13%) Degree
10 28 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (3.33%) CCNP
12 19 (2.53%) MCP
13 17 (2.27%) MCITP
14 14 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (1.07%) CCA
17 8 (1.07%) DBS Check
18 6 (0.80%) CISSP
18 6 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.40%) SLA
2 9 (1.20%) GDPR
3 8 (1.07%) GCP
4 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.80%) QA
6 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.27%) GxP
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 390 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 351 (46.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (15.47%) VMware ESXi
4 91 (12.13%) Virtual Machines
5 89 (11.87%) XenApp
6 71 (9.47%) XenDesktop
7 62 (8.27%) XenServer
8 56 (7.47%) vSphere
9 52 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 27 (3.60%) VirtualBox
11 26 (3.47%) Docker
12 20 (2.67%) KVM
13 18 (2.40%) NFS
13 18 (2.40%) Terminal Services
14 17 (2.27%) BitLocker
15 16 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 13 (1.73%) DFS Replication
17 12 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (1.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 210 (28.00%) SCCM
2 99 (13.20%) SCOM
3 53 (7.07%) WSUS
4 51 (6.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 39 (5.20%) Backup Exec
6 35 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (4.53%) Puppet
8 31 (4.13%) Ansible
8 31 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (4.13%) SCVMM
9 25 (3.33%) NetBackup
10 24 (3.20%) Kubernetes
11 22 (2.93%) Terraform
11 22 (2.93%) vCenter Server
12 21 (2.80%) Packer
13 20 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
15 17 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
16 15 (2.00%) Nagios
17 14 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 487 (64.93%) VMware
2 363 (48.40%) Microsoft
3 199 (26.53%) Citrix
4 173 (23.07%) Cisco
5 128 (17.07%) HP
6 75 (10.00%) NetApp
7 52 (6.93%) EMC
8 46 (6.13%) Dell
9 44 (5.87%) Oracle
10 40 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 39 (5.20%) Splunk
12 38 (5.07%) IBM
13 36 (4.80%) Symantec
14 35 (4.67%) McAfee
15 34 (4.53%) Veeam
16 30 (4.00%) Google
16 30 (4.00%) Veritas
17 28 (3.73%) Ivanti
18 27 (3.60%) Red Hat
19 21 (2.80%) Sophos