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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
UK / England
Rank 286 274 224
Rank change year-on-year -12 -50  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 331 405 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 7.06% 7.62% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 255 296
Median daily rate £350 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -8.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £416
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -4.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £14.80 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.06 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4688 5312 5042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.22% 10.83% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2994 3273 2789
Median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 426 587
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 144 £425 - 61
South East -38 72 £350 +6.87% 44
Yorkshire +7 22 £325 +8.33% 15
East of England +7 21 £313 -19.35% 20
East Midlands -3 19 £255 -28.16% 20
West Midlands +12 17 £313 +12.61% 17
North West -9 15 £300 -20.00% 25
South West -9 12 £269 -28.26% 17
North East - 6 £290 - 9
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 519 (74.25%) Windows
2 429 (61.37%) VMware
3 366 (52.36%) Microsoft
4 357 (51.07%) Windows Server
5 356 (50.93%) Active Directory
6 287 (41.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 218 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 214 (30.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 177 (25.32%) PowerShell
10 164 (23.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 163 (23.32%) Cisco
12 160 (22.89%) Firewall
13 150 (21.46%) DNS
14 148 (21.17%) SQL Server
15 141 (20.17%) SCCM
16 135 (19.31%) Security Cleared
17 132 (18.88%) Office 365
18 131 (18.74%) SQL
19 129 (18.45%) SAN
20 128 (18.31%) Citrix
21 124 (17.74%) DHCP
22 122 (17.45%) MS Exchange
23 121 (17.31%) ITIL
24 114 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
25 112 (16.02%) MS Excel
25 112 (16.02%) Linux
26 110 (15.74%) Skype for Business
27 106 (15.16%) SC Cleared
28 99 (14.16%) HP
29 95 (13.59%) LAN

Hyper-V
Top Related 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
1 122 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 110 (15.74%) Skype for Business
3 81 (11.59%) IIS
4 73 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (9.44%) SharePoint
6 63 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.15%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.86%) Apache
8 13 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (1.14%) DataSynapse
11 8 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 112 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 50 (7.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (23.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (18.88%) Office 365
3 63 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (5.29%) IaaS
5 28 (4.01%) SaaS
6 23 (3.29%) PaaS
7 17 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.14%) Yammer
10 7 (1.00%) GitHub
11 5 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.72%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.72%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.43%) Mailgun
14 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.14%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 160 (22.89%) Firewall
2 150 (21.46%) DNS
3 129 (18.45%) SAN
4 124 (17.74%) DHCP
5 95 (13.59%) LAN
6 94 (13.45%) WAN
7 69 (9.87%) TCP/IP
8 64 (9.16%) VPN
9 48 (6.87%) Wireless
10 46 (6.58%) Skype
11 35 (5.01%) iSCSI
11 35 (5.01%) NAS
11 35 (5.01%) VLAN
12 32 (4.58%) Internet
13 31 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (3.43%) Unified Communications
15 22 (3.15%) Network Security
16 19 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (2.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.29%) MySQL
6 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.14%) HBase
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.57%) Big Data
10 3 (0.43%) Power BI
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.29%) DB2
11 2 (0.29%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 20 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.86%) JIRA
5 5 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.72%) MSI
5 5 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.57%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.57%) Hudson
6 4 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.43%) Gitweb
7 3 (0.43%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (0.43%) Subversion
7 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (0.29%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 71 (10.16%) Finance
2 23 (3.29%) Banking
2 23 (3.29%) Retail
3 13 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.72%) Legal
5 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.43%) Advertising
7 8 (1.14%) Law
8 7 (1.00%) Electronics
8 7 (1.00%) Marketing
9 4 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 110 (15.74%) Architect
3 70 (10.01%) Support Engineer
4 65 (9.30%) Consultant
5 61 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 56 (8.01%) Analyst
7 45 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
8 38 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 33 (4.72%) IT Engineer
10 32 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 30 (4.29%) Network Engineer
12 29 (4.15%) Server Engineer
13 28 (4.01%) Administrator
14 24 (3.43%) Support Analyst
15 23 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (3.15%) IT Support
16 22 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
16 22 (3.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (3.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.00%) .NET
2 16 (2.29%) Middleware
3 15 (2.15%) Web Services
4 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.29%) LAMP
6 8 (1.14%) HTML
6 8 (1.14%) Rendezvous
6 8 (1.14%) XML
6 8 (1.14%) XSLT
7 6 (0.86%) WCF
8 5 (0.72%) J2EE
9 4 (0.57%) WAP
9 4 (0.57%) WF
9 4 (0.57%) XMPP
10 3 (0.43%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.43%) RESTful
11 2 (0.29%) CSS
11 2 (0.29%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.29%) Node.js
11 2 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 68 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (9.44%) Clustering
4 39 (5.58%) Replication
5 24 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.43%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.43%) EPoS
11 9 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.14%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 519 (74.25%) Windows
2 357 (51.07%) Windows Server
3 218 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 214 (30.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (16.02%) Linux
6 77 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (10.01%) Windows 7
8 59 (8.44%) Windows 10
9 37 (5.29%) Windows 8
10 27 (3.86%) Unix
11 24 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.43%) Solaris
13 16 (2.29%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.72%) CentOS
15 11 (1.57%) Android
16 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.29%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.72%) VMS
19 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (17.31%) ITIL
2 74 (10.59%) Migration
3 51 (7.30%) DevOps
4 50 (7.15%) Virtual Environments
5 47 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (6.72%) Server Virtualisation
6 40 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 39 (5.58%) Change Management
8 36 (5.15%) Service Management
9 33 (4.72%) High Availability
10 30 (4.29%) TOGAF
11 26 (3.72%) Server Building
12 24 (3.43%) Incident Management
12 24 (3.43%) Project Management
13 22 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (3.15%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.15%) CRM
13 22 (3.15%) Network Management
14 21 (3.00%) Service Delivery
15 20 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (25.32%) PowerShell
2 131 (18.74%) SQL
3 34 (4.86%) Python
4 20 (2.86%) Java
5 18 (2.58%) C#
6 15 (2.15%) Perl
6 15 (2.15%) VBScript
7 14 (2.00%) VB
8 13 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.57%) C
11 8 (1.14%) Ruby
12 5 (0.72%) PHP
12 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.57%) C++
13 4 (0.57%) Korn
13 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.29%) VB6
15 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 114 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (15.16%) SC Cleared
4 76 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (10.59%) MCSE
6 54 (7.73%) CCNA
7 36 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 35 (5.01%) CCNP
9 34 (4.86%) MCSA
10 33 (4.72%) Degree
11 28 (4.01%) MCITP
11 28 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (3.00%) CCIE
13 20 (2.86%) MCP
14 12 (1.72%) DBS Check
15 11 (1.57%) MCTS
16 9 (1.29%) CCDP
17 8 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.86%) MCDBA
19 5 (0.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.58%) SLA
2 10 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.57%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) GAMP
5 1 (0.14%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) GxP
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 356 (50.93%) Active Directory
2 287 (41.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.73%) vSphere
4 50 (7.15%) XenApp
5 48 (6.87%) XenDesktop
6 46 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (3.72%) XenServer
9 25 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (3.58%) VMware ESX
10 21 (3.00%) KVM
11 16 (2.29%) Docker
11 16 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (2.15%) NFS
13 13 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (1.72%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.57%) Xen
16 10 (1.43%) SRDF
17 8 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 141 (20.17%) SCCM
2 81 (11.59%) SCOM
3 35 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (4.72%) Puppet
5 28 (4.01%) Ansible
6 27 (3.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 26 (3.72%) SCVMM
8 25 (3.58%) WSUS
9 19 (2.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 18 (2.58%) Failover Clustering
11 14 (2.00%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.86%) vRealize
13 12 (1.72%) NetBackup
13 12 (1.72%) PowerCLI
14 10 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (1.29%) Nagios
15 9 (1.29%) SCDPM
15 9 (1.29%) SCOrch
15 9 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 8 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 429 (61.37%) VMware
2 366 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 163 (23.32%) Cisco
4 128 (18.31%) Citrix
5 99 (14.16%) HP
6 67 (9.59%) NetApp
7 62 (8.87%) Dell
8 40 (5.72%) EMC
9 38 (5.44%) Oracle
10 37 (5.29%) Juniper
11 34 (4.86%) CheckPoint
12 33 (4.72%) Symantec
13 25 (3.58%) Palo Alto
14 21 (3.00%) SolarWinds
15 20 (2.86%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.72%) Veeam
17 17 (2.43%) IBM
18 15 (2.15%) SAP
19 13 (1.86%) Apple
19 13 (1.86%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £220 to £280 per day or FTC at £35K per annum pro rata
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago