Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 320 280
Rank change year-on-year +22 -40 -15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 794 682 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.77% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 5.90% 6.48% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 445 582
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £193 £200 £215
90th Percentile £575 £531 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 27
England median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.15% -28.85% +23.81%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.50 £14.65
90th Percentile £130.75 £55.65 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +39.47% -32.14% +38.72%

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 13,468 10,526 12,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.43% 11.93% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,752 6,803 7,731
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £181
90th Percentile £625 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 594 796
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -3.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.10 £45.95 £37.75
UK median hourly rate £16.17 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.03% -3.03% +3.13%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -6 263 £385 - 93
South East +62 218 £400 +6.67% 63
Midlands +9 113 £365 +30.36% 47
North of England -20 104 £400 +18.52% 71
North West +29 76 £400 +14.29% 39
South West -16 67 £325 -7.14% 30
West Midlands +7 60 £330 +20.00% 27
East Midlands 0 53 £373 +40.57% 20
East of England -26 35 £275 -35.29% 24
Yorkshire -26 18 £369 +5.36% 28
North East -23 10 £280 -13.85% 4
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 606 (76.32%) Windows
2 521 (65.62%) VMware
3 426 (53.65%) Windows Server
4 399 (50.25%) Active Directory
5 395 (49.75%) Microsoft
6 370 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 278 (35.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 252 (31.74%) SCCM
9 250 (31.49%) Office 365
10 207 (26.07%) SQL
11 198 (24.94%) PowerShell
12 194 (24.43%) Citrix
12 194 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 172 (21.66%) ITIL
14 165 (20.78%) Firewall
14 165 (20.78%) SAN
14 165 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 161 (20.28%) Cisco
16 157 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 156 (19.65%) Linux
18 150 (18.89%) SQL Server
19 140 (17.63%) MS Exchange
20 133 (16.75%) HP
21 128 (16.12%) DNS
22 120 (15.11%) SCOM
23 118 (14.86%) Security Cleared
24 117 (14.74%) Clustering
25 114 (14.36%) VMware ESXi
26 103 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
27 102 (12.85%) Migration

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
1 140 (17.63%) MS Exchange
2 80 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (9.32%) SharePoint
4 70 (8.82%) Skype for Business
5 60 (7.56%) IIS
6 47 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (5.29%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.14%) Apache
9 16 (2.02%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.76%) nginx
14 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.63%) Jetty
14 5 (0.63%) Mongrel
14 5 (0.63%) SAS
15 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 278 (35.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 250 (31.49%) Office 365
3 103 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (8.56%) IaaS
5 62 (7.81%) PaaS
6 51 (6.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 46 (5.79%) SaaS
8 35 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (2.14%) Datadog
12 11 (1.39%) Yammer
13 9 (1.13%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.76%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
15 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
17 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 165 (20.78%) Firewall
1 165 (20.78%) SAN
2 128 (16.12%) DNS
3 87 (10.96%) DHCP
4 86 (10.83%) LAN
5 77 (9.70%) WAN
6 76 (9.57%) VPN
7 71 (8.94%) TCP/IP
8 54 (6.80%) NetScaler
9 50 (6.30%) Skype
10 41 (5.16%) VLAN
11 38 (4.79%) NAS
12 34 (4.28%) iSCSI
13 32 (4.03%) Network Security
14 27 (3.40%) VoIP
15 26 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
16 23 (2.90%) Wireless
17 20 (2.52%) Internet
18 18 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (2.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (2.27%) MySQL
4 15 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (1.76%) HBase
6 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (1.51%) icCube
7 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.39%) Big Data
9 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.76%) DB2
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 29 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 27 (3.40%) Travis CI
4 25 (3.15%) Vagrant
5 17 (2.14%) JIRA
6 15 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.13%) Maven
7 9 (1.13%) MSBuild
8 8 (1.01%) MSI
8 8 (1.01%) Subversion
8 8 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.63%) Ant
10 5 (0.63%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.63%) Gradle
11 4 (0.50%) JMeter
11 4 (0.50%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.50%) WiX
12 3 (0.38%) Hudson
12 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (8.06%) Finance
2 19 (2.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.89%) Banking
4 11 (1.39%) Law
4 11 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.39%) Retail
5 9 (1.13%) Back Office
6 6 (0.76%) Legal
6 6 (0.76%) Marketing
7 5 (0.63%) Local Government
8 4 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.25%) Advertising
9 2 (0.25%) Electronics
9 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (21.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (12.09%) Architect
3 74 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 68 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 57 (7.18%) Server Engineer
6 53 (6.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 48 (6.05%) Consultant
8 42 (5.29%) Citrix Engineer
8 42 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
9 41 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (4.79%) Analyst
11 32 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 30 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
13 29 (3.65%) Desktop Support
14 27 (3.40%) Infrastructure Support
15 23 (2.90%) IT Engineer
16 22 (2.77%) Windows Server Engineer
17 20 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support
17 20 (2.52%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.03%) Middleware
2 22 (2.77%) JSON
3 19 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.51%) .NET
4 12 (1.51%) Kafka
5 10 (1.26%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (1.13%) Web Services
7 8 (1.01%) LDAP
8 7 (0.88%) REST
9 6 (0.76%) HTML
10 5 (0.63%) JRuby
10 5 (0.63%) Servlets
10 5 (0.63%) XML
11 4 (0.50%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.50%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.50%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (0.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.74%) Clustering
2 81 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 75 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.41%) PKI
5 27 (3.40%) Fat Client
5 27 (3.40%) Thin Client
6 23 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (2.64%) Public Cloud
9 20 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.02%) CLARiiON
12 16 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (1.64%) Computer Science
14 10 (1.26%) NHS
14 10 (1.26%) Replication
15 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Licensing
16 7 (0.88%) Blackberry
17 6 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 606 (76.32%) Windows
2 426 (53.65%) Windows Server
3 165 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 156 (19.65%) Linux
6 94 (11.84%) Windows 10
7 65 (8.19%) Windows 7
8 62 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (6.30%) Unix
10 44 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (4.41%) CentOS
12 33 (4.16%) AIX
13 29 (3.65%) Windows XP
14 27 (3.40%) Ubuntu
15 22 (2.77%) DC/OS
16 15 (1.89%) VMS
17 12 (1.51%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.39%) Solaris
19 10 (1.26%) Windows 2000
20 8 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 172 (21.66%) ITIL
3 102 (12.85%) Migration
4 73 (9.19%) DevOps
5 70 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (7.30%) Virtual Environments
8 51 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 49 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (5.16%) Network Design
11 37 (4.66%) Application Packaging
11 37 (4.66%) High Availability
12 33 (4.16%) Change Management
12 33 (4.16%) Problem Management
13 32 (4.03%) Network Load Balancing
13 32 (4.03%) Server Virtualisation
14 31 (3.90%) Project Management
14 31 (3.90%) Server Management
14 31 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (26.07%) SQL
2 198 (24.94%) PowerShell
3 52 (6.55%) Python
4 30 (3.78%) C#
5 24 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.02%) VBScript
6 21 (2.64%) Java
7 20 (2.52%) C
8 15 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.89%) Go
8 15 (1.89%) VB
9 10 (1.26%) Perl
10 6 (0.76%) Ruby
11 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.50%) PHP
13 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 99 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 64 (8.06%) MCSE
5 47 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (4.66%) Degree
6 37 (4.66%) MCSA
7 33 (4.16%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.77%) CCNA
9 21 (2.64%) CCNP
9 21 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
9 21 (2.64%) MCP
10 16 (2.02%) Novell Certification
11 15 (1.89%) DBS Check
12 14 (1.76%) CCA
12 14 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.64%) MCITP
14 12 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.27%) SLA
2 14 (1.76%) GCP
3 10 (1.26%) GDPR
4 5 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (0.63%) PMO
5 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 399 (50.25%) Active Directory
2 370 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (14.36%) VMware ESXi
4 98 (12.34%) XenApp
5 95 (11.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 82 (10.33%) XenDesktop
7 80 (10.08%) vSphere
8 77 (9.70%) Virtual Machines
9 54 (6.80%) XenServer
10 37 (4.66%) Docker
11 34 (4.28%) VirtualBox
12 21 (2.64%) DFS Replication
13 18 (2.27%) NFS
14 16 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (2.02%) Terminal Services
15 15 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (1.76%) BitLocker
17 13 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
17 13 (1.64%) Xen
18 11 (1.39%) IAG
Systems Management
1 252 (31.74%) SCCM
2 120 (15.11%) SCOM
3 64 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 62 (7.81%) WSUS
5 46 (5.79%) Puppet
6 44 (5.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 43 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (5.16%) Ansible
9 38 (4.79%) NetBackup
10 34 (4.28%) Failover Clustering
10 34 (4.28%) Kubernetes
11 30 (3.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 28 (3.53%) Backup Exec
13 27 (3.40%) Terraform
14 26 (3.27%) vCenter Server
15 25 (3.15%) Packer
15 25 (3.15%) SCVMM
16 22 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
17 17 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
18 16 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 521 (65.62%) VMware
2 395 (49.75%) Microsoft
3 194 (24.43%) Citrix
4 161 (20.28%) Cisco
5 133 (16.75%) HP
6 62 (7.81%) EMC
7 61 (7.68%) NetApp
8 57 (7.18%) Oracle
9 44 (5.54%) IBM
10 42 (5.29%) Symantec
11 41 (5.16%) Google
12 40 (5.04%) Dell
12 40 (5.04%) SolarWinds
13 38 (4.79%) Splunk
14 35 (4.41%) Red Hat
15 32 (4.03%) McAfee
15 32 (4.03%) Veritas
16 30 (3.78%) Veeam
17 24 (3.02%) New Relic
18 22 (2.77%) 3PAR