Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 299 307
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -55
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 778 724 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 6.47% 6.74% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 451 508
England median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.11% -7.59%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £213
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 37
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.78% -16.67% +3.85%
10th Percentile £13.18 £14.33 £12.15
90th Percentile £45.10 £55.65 £51.51
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -3.37% -17.59% +3.85%

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 12,021 10,749 9,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.89% 12.08% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,919 6,754 5,865
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
10th Percentile £163 £165 £160
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 759 1,042
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.75 £40.70
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%

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 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -50 251 £350 -12.50% 132
South East +25 228 £375 +7.14% 92
North of England +9 92 £306 +5.60% 100
Midlands +29 85 £350 +12.00% 59
South West +42 80 £350 +12.90% 48
East Midlands +47 61 £350 +18.64% 33
North West +32 56 £300 +6.67% 67
East of England -11 45 £293 -3.31% 38
West Midlands -7 24 £368 +17.60% 26
North East +20 21 £270 -1.82% 4
Yorkshire -18 15 £388 +20.16% 29
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 613 (78.79%) Windows
2 534 (68.64%) VMware
3 432 (55.53%) Active Directory
4 421 (54.11%) Windows Server
5 367 (47.17%) Microsoft
6 364 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 231 (29.69%) PowerShell
8 227 (29.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 225 (28.92%) Cisco
10 224 (28.79%) Office 365
11 194 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 182 (23.39%) DNS
13 181 (23.26%) Citrix
14 174 (22.37%) ITIL
14 174 (22.37%) SCCM
15 167 (21.47%) Firewall
15 167 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 161 (20.69%) Linux
16 161 (20.69%) SAN
17 158 (20.31%) HP
18 146 (18.77%) DHCP
19 142 (18.25%) MS Exchange
20 135 (17.35%) SQL Server
21 125 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
22 122 (15.68%) SQL
23 119 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
24 111 (14.27%) Migration
25 107 (13.75%) Security Cleared
26 106 (13.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 95 (12.21%) 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
1 142 (18.25%) MS Exchange
2 82 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 81 (10.41%) Skype for Business
4 65 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (8.35%) IIS
5 62 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.19%) Apache
8 16 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.93%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.67%) Confluence
11 12 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.03%) JBoss
13 7 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.51%) Drupal
15 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 224 (28.79%) Office 365
2 194 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (7.84%) IaaS
5 44 (5.66%) PaaS
6 30 (3.86%) SaaS
7 21 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.41%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.29%) Slack
9 10 (1.29%) Trello
10 5 (0.64%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 182 (23.39%) DNS
2 167 (21.47%) Firewall
3 161 (20.69%) SAN
4 146 (18.77%) DHCP
5 83 (10.67%) LAN
6 82 (10.54%) VPN
7 81 (10.41%) WAN
8 72 (9.25%) TCP/IP
9 54 (6.94%) VoIP
10 48 (6.17%) NAS
11 35 (4.50%) NetScaler
12 31 (3.98%) iSCSI
13 27 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (3.34%) VLAN
15 24 (3.08%) Skype
15 24 (3.08%) Wireless
16 22 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (2.70%) Internet
18 19 (2.44%) Network Security
19 17 (2.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.19%) MySQL
3 16 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.77%) Big Data
10 4 (0.51%) Power BI
11 3 (0.39%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.39%) HDInsight
11 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.31%) JIRA
2 17 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.29%) git-flow
7 10 (1.29%) Maven
7 10 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.51%) MSI
9 2 (0.26%) WiX
10 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.13%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.13%) Subversion
10 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (9.00%) Finance
2 20 (2.57%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.31%) Banking
4 10 (1.29%) Retail
5 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.77%) Legal
7 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.39%) Back Office
8 3 (0.39%) Billing
8 3 (0.39%) Law
8 3 (0.39%) Local Government
8 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.26%) Marketing
9 2 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (16.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (11.70%) Architect
3 73 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 64 (8.23%) Support Engineer
5 59 (7.58%) Analyst
5 59 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
6 53 (6.81%) Consultant
7 41 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 38 (4.88%) Administrator
8 38 (4.88%) Server Engineer
9 35 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 34 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
11 33 (4.24%) Technical Architect
12 31 (3.98%) Infrastructure Support
13 28 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (3.47%) Desktop Support
14 27 (3.47%) Hyper-V Engineer
15 26 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
16 25 (3.21%) IT Engineer
17 24 (3.08%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.08%) JSON
1 24 (3.08%) Web Services
2 23 (2.96%) .NET
3 20 (2.57%) LDAP
4 15 (1.93%) Middleware
5 10 (1.29%) pytest
6 7 (0.90%) CSS
6 7 (0.90%) XML
7 6 (0.77%) WAP
8 5 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.51%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.51%) HTML
9 4 (0.51%) REST
9 4 (0.51%) XML Messaging
10 3 (0.39%) Django
10 3 (0.39%) J2EE
10 3 (0.39%) LAMP
10 3 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.39%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.21%) Clustering
2 76 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 62 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (7.97%) Replication
4 38 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.08%) PKI
6 21 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.93%) HP Storage
9 11 (1.41%) EMC VNX
9 11 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.29%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
13 7 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
14 6 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 613 (78.79%) Windows
2 421 (54.11%) Windows Server
3 227 (29.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 167 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 161 (20.69%) Linux
6 119 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 79 (10.15%) Windows 7
8 70 (9.00%) Windows 10
9 62 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (6.56%) CentOS
11 37 (4.76%) Unix
12 22 (2.83%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.93%) Solaris
14 9 (1.16%) AIX
15 8 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.03%) SUSE
15 8 (1.03%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.90%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (22.37%) ITIL
2 111 (14.27%) Migration
3 61 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 55 (7.07%) Change Management
5 53 (6.81%) DevOps
6 50 (6.43%) Problem Management
7 48 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 47 (6.04%) Open Source
9 42 (5.40%) TOGAF
10 41 (5.27%) Server Virtualisation
11 40 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (5.01%) Incident Management
13 37 (4.76%) Service Delivery
14 36 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 30 (3.86%) ITIL V3
16 29 (3.73%) Load Balancing
17 28 (3.60%) High Availability
17 28 (3.60%) Patch Management
18 27 (3.47%) PRINCE2
19 26 (3.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 122 (15.68%) SQL
3 34 (4.37%) Bash Shell
4 22 (2.83%) Python
5 20 (2.57%) VBScript
6 10 (1.29%) Groovy
7 8 (1.03%) C#
7 8 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.77%) Perl
8 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.77%) VB
9 4 (0.51%) C
9 4 (0.51%) Java
9 4 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.39%) Korn
10 3 (0.39%) Ruby
10 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 106 (13.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 73 (9.38%) MCSE
5 52 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (5.27%) CCNA
7 40 (5.14%) MCSA
8 38 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 32 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (3.86%) Degree
11 23 (2.96%) CCNP
12 22 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (2.57%) MCP
14 17 (2.19%) MCITP
15 15 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (1.29%) DBS Check
16 10 (1.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.03%) CISSP
18 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
18 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.40%) SLA
2 17 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.90%) QA
4 6 (0.77%) GDPR
5 5 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.26%) GxP
7 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 432 (55.53%) Active Directory
2 364 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
4 78 (10.03%) XenApp
5 77 (9.90%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (8.10%) vSphere
7 56 (7.20%) XenDesktop
8 53 (6.81%) XenServer
9 27 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (3.34%) Terminal Services
11 18 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (2.06%) Docker
12 16 (2.06%) KVM
13 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (1.54%) Samba
15 10 (1.29%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.90%) NFS
17 6 (0.77%) Terminal Server
18 5 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 174 (22.37%) SCCM
2 87 (11.18%) SCOM
3 41 (5.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 36 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 34 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.86%) NetBackup
6 30 (3.86%) SCVMM
7 27 (3.47%) WSUS
8 26 (3.34%) WMI
9 23 (2.96%) Puppet
10 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 20 (2.57%) Ansible
12 16 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
12 16 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
12 16 (2.06%) Nagios
13 15 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.54%) Salt
14 12 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 12 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 534 (68.64%) VMware
2 367 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 225 (28.92%) Cisco
4 181 (23.26%) Citrix
5 158 (20.31%) HP
6 91 (11.70%) NetApp
7 63 (8.10%) SolarWinds
8 48 (6.17%) IBM
9 44 (5.66%) Dell
9 44 (5.66%) Veeam
10 40 (5.14%) Splunk
11 39 (5.01%) 3PAR
11 39 (5.01%) Red Hat
12 36 (4.63%) EMC
12 36 (4.63%) Juniper
12 36 (4.63%) Symantec
13 34 (4.37%) Oracle
14 30 (3.86%) McAfee
15 29 (3.73%) Ivanti
16 24 (3.08%) CheckPoint