Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 300 289 307
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 +18
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 228 773 808
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 4.98% 5.96% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 489 518
Median daily rate £363 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +4.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £202 £207 £190
90th Percentile £548 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 47
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% -16.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £14.37 £15.23 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.21 £57.00 £116.50
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +54.76% -20.75% +43.24%

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 4,574 12,979 13,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.94% 15.67% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,914 8,693 8,773
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 534 801
Median hourly rate £19.28 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.08% +0.65% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.17 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.00 £45.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in England.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in England.

Hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +101 73 £350 -12.50% 23
South East +15 62 £375 -6.13% 43
South West +13 31 £388 -8.82% 22
Midlands +24 27 £500 +37.46% 26
West Midlands +56 23 £535 +39.87% 23
North of England +64 19 £280 -10.40% 48
North West +56 11 £363 +11.54% 25
East of England +48 10 £335 -4.29% 4
Yorkshire +67 8 £243 -11.82% 18
East Midlands +19 4 £369 +13.46% 3
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 189 (82.89%) Windows
2 165 (72.37%) VMware
3 159 (69.74%) Active Directory
4 133 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 117 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 116 (50.88%) Microsoft
7 98 (42.98%) Azure
8 88 (38.60%) DNS
9 76 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 72 (31.58%) PowerShell
10 72 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 71 (31.14%) DHCP
12 70 (30.70%) Office 365
13 66 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 61 (26.75%) Windows Server 2016
15 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 57 (25.00%) ITIL
16 51 (22.37%) Cisco
17 50 (21.93%) Citrix
18 47 (20.61%) SC Cleared
19 46 (20.18%) SCCM
19 46 (20.18%) SAN
20 45 (19.74%) Firewall
21 43 (18.86%) Linux
21 43 (18.86%) SQL
21 43 (18.86%) Windows 10
22 41 (17.98%) VMware ESXi
22 41 (17.98%) Clustering
23 40 (17.54%) MS Exchange
24 38 (16.67%) 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 40 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 29 (12.72%) Skype for Business
3 25 (10.96%) IIS
4 24 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.07%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.19%) GeoServer
8 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.32%) Apache
9 3 (1.32%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Line 500
2 1 (0.44%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 98 (42.98%) Azure
2 70 (30.70%) Office 365
3 31 (13.60%) AWS
4 17 (7.46%) IaaS
5 11 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.39%) PaaS
6 10 (4.39%) SaaS
7 9 (3.95%) GCP
8 4 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (38.60%) DNS
2 71 (31.14%) DHCP
3 46 (20.18%) SAN
4 45 (19.74%) Firewall
5 38 (16.67%) Skype
6 32 (14.04%) WAN
7 30 (13.16%) TCP/IP
8 19 (8.33%) LAN
9 18 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
9 18 (7.89%) VoIP
10 17 (7.46%) NetScaler
11 15 (6.58%) SMTP
12 13 (5.70%) Unified Communications
13 11 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (4.82%) SNMP
14 10 (4.39%) VPN
15 8 (3.51%) IPv4
16 7 (3.07%) Wireless
17 6 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) GIS
2 10 (4.39%) QGIS
3 8 (3.51%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.32%) Spatial Data
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (0.88%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Power BI
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 3 (1.32%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.32%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) GitLab
5 1 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) JMeter
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
5 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.58%) Public Sector
2 12 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.88%) Electronics
4 2 (0.88%) Legal
4 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.44%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (10.09%) Support Engineer
2 23 (10.09%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (8.77%) Architect
4 17 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (7.02%) Consultant
6 15 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Analyst
9 12 (5.26%) IT Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Administrator
10 10 (4.39%) Integration Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Technical Support
11 9 (3.95%) IT Support
11 9 (3.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.95%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.82%) PostGIS
2 10 (4.39%) LDAP
3 6 (2.63%) Web Services
4 5 (2.19%) JSON
5 4 (1.75%) .NET
5 4 (1.75%) Middleware
6 3 (1.32%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.88%) XML
8 1 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.44%) Django
8 1 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.44%) jQuery
8 1 (0.44%) LAMP
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.98%) Clustering
2 19 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (5.70%) Public Cloud
7 11 (4.82%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (2.63%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.63%) Replication
8 6 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.63%) User Experience
9 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.75%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.32%) NHS
11 3 (1.32%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.44%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 189 (82.89%) Windows
2 133 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 66 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (26.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (18.86%) Linux
6 43 (18.86%) Windows 10
7 24 (10.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.58%) Unix
10 11 (4.82%) Apple iOS
10 11 (4.82%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.51%) Android
11 8 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.63%) AIX
13 5 (2.19%) CentOS
14 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.00%) ITIL
2 38 (16.67%) Migration
3 37 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 29 (12.72%) High Availability
6 18 (7.89%) Project Management
7 16 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.58%) Patch Management
9 12 (5.26%) DevOps
9 12 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.26%) TOGAF
10 11 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (4.39%) Application Virtualisation
11 10 (4.39%) Change Management
11 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.39%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (4.39%) Service Design
11 10 (4.39%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 43 (18.86%) SQL
3 17 (7.46%) Python
4 10 (4.39%) C#
4 10 (4.39%) Java
5 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.75%) VB
7 3 (1.32%) Korn
7 3 (1.32%) VBScript
8 2 (0.88%) C
8 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 37 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (14.91%) DV Cleared
5 17 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (7.46%) MCSA
6 12 (5.26%) CCNP
6 12 (5.26%) MCSE
7 11 (4.82%) CCIE
7 11 (4.82%) CISSP
8 10 (4.39%) CCIE Collaboration
9 8 (3.51%) MCP
10 5 (2.19%) CCNA
10 5 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.75%) Degree
11 4 (1.75%) ISEB
11 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) SLA
2 11 (4.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 11 (4.82%) NCSC
2 11 (4.82%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.32%) GDPR
4 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 159 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 117 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (17.98%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (14.47%) XenApp
5 32 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (7.46%) vSphere
7 16 (7.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 16 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (5.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (4.39%) Docker
10 8 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (3.07%) DFS Replication
12 5 (2.19%) GeoWebCache
12 5 (2.19%) Terminal Server
12 5 (2.19%) Xen
13 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.32%) KVM
14 3 (1.32%) UAG
14 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 46 (20.18%) SCCM
2 30 (13.16%) SCOM
3 27 (11.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 20 (8.77%) Failover Clustering
6 19 (8.33%) WSUS
7 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (4.82%) Terraform
9 10 (4.39%) SCVMM
10 9 (3.95%) Puppet
11 8 (3.51%) Ansible
11 8 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (3.51%) SCSM
12 7 (3.07%) SCDPM
13 5 (2.19%) AirWatch
13 5 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (2.19%) Tivoli
13 5 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 165 (72.37%) VMware
2 116 (50.88%) Microsoft
3 51 (22.37%) Cisco
4 50 (21.93%) Citrix
5 36 (15.79%) Oracle
6 33 (14.47%) HP
7 24 (10.53%) Dell
8 16 (7.02%) Symantec
9 14 (6.14%) NetApp
9 14 (6.14%) Veeam
10 13 (5.70%) EMC
11 11 (4.82%) Palo Alto
12 10 (4.39%) EqualLogic
12 10 (4.39%) ESRI
13 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.51%) Sophos
14 7 (3.07%) IBM
14 7 (3.07%) Lumension
14 7 (3.07%) Nimble Storage
14 7 (3.07%) Red Hat