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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 378 329 302
Rank change year-on-year -49 -27 +36
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 452 316 362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 4.64% 4.80% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 217 286
10th Percentile £213 £200 £200
25th Percentile £314 £306 £276
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £531 £480 £475
90th Percentile £594 £576 £548
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 11
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.19 £14.50
25th Percentile £12.81 - £16.35
Median hourly rate £14.43 £12.98 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.17% -21.33% -2.14%
75th Percentile £16.90 £14.62 £23.78
90th Percentile £36.75 £34.46 £48.15
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £12.98 £17.16
% change year-on-year +23.27% -24.36% -0.12%

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 9,736 6,577 7,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 14.52% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,072 4,600 4,802
10th Percentile £198 £225 £180
25th Percentile £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £632 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £658 £640
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +7.53% +5.57% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 229 337
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.29 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.94 £13.06 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.99% +2.73%
75th Percentile £28.75 £45.08 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £41.45
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +24.29% +7.99%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -120 102 £488 +16.77% 43
North of England +10 97 £325 -14.47% 82
South East -51 83 £450 -2.70% 56
Midlands -10 52 £300 +26.32% 40
East of England -11 50 £425 +34.92% 18
South West -5 46 £425 +13.33% 30
North West -11 43 £275 +7.84% 32
Yorkshire -14 42 £375 -4.46% 25
West Midlands -22 32 £300 -6.25% 21
East Midlands -2 20 £325 +52.94% 19
North East 0 12 £325 -25.71% 25
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 343 (75.88%) Windows
2 329 (72.79%) VMware
3 292 (64.60%) Active Directory
4 277 (61.28%) Microsoft
5 237 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 236 (52.21%) Azure
7 215 (47.57%) Windows Server
8 162 (35.84%) DNS
9 160 (35.40%) Microsoft 365
10 151 (33.41%) DHCP
11 130 (28.76%) SQL
12 129 (28.54%) Firewall
13 123 (27.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 105 (23.23%) PowerShell
15 103 (22.79%) Social Skills
16 98 (21.68%) SQL Server
16 98 (21.68%) AWS
17 96 (21.24%) SCCM
18 89 (19.69%) Security Cleared
19 83 (18.36%) Windows Server 2012
19 83 (18.36%) Linux
20 81 (17.92%) SC Cleared
20 81 (17.92%) Azure Active Directory
21 78 (17.26%) ITIL
21 78 (17.26%) Migration
22 76 (16.81%) Citrix
22 76 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
22 76 (16.81%) Windows 10
23 72 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
24 65 (14.38%) Cisco

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 59 (13.05%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 37 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.65%) Skype for Business
6 20 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.43%) IIS
8 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 236 (52.21%) Azure
2 160 (35.40%) Microsoft 365
3 98 (21.68%) AWS
4 81 (17.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (10.62%) IaaS
6 33 (7.30%) PaaS
7 30 (6.64%) Power Platform
8 27 (5.97%) SaaS
9 16 (3.54%) GCP
10 15 (3.32%) OneDrive
11 12 (2.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 12 (2.65%) Mimecast
12 9 (1.99%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.77%) GitHub
14 6 (1.33%) Azure Stack
14 6 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 5 (1.11%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 5 (1.11%) Azure Logic Apps
15 5 (1.11%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 162 (35.84%) DNS
2 151 (33.41%) DHCP
3 129 (28.54%) Firewall
4 46 (10.18%) SAN
5 34 (7.52%) VPN
6 30 (6.64%) WAN
7 27 (5.97%) LAN
7 27 (5.97%) Network Security
8 26 (5.75%) TCP/IP
9 21 (4.65%) Skype
10 20 (4.42%) NAS
10 20 (4.42%) VoIP
11 19 (4.20%) IPv4
12 16 (3.54%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.21%) NetScaler
14 7 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.33%) VLAN
15 6 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.32%) Power BI
3 7 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.55%) MySQL
4 5 (1.11%) DB2
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.22%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.66%) Terragrunt
3 2 (0.44%) LoadUI
3 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.44%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 103 (22.79%) Social Skills
2 53 (11.73%) Finance
3 41 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.53%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.43%) Documentation Skills
6 10 (2.21%) Advertising
7 8 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.55%) Banking
8 7 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.55%) Legal
8 7 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.33%) Retail
10 4 (0.88%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
11 3 (0.66%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) Publishing
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (22.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (13.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 59 (13.05%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.73%) Architect
5 40 (8.85%) IT Engineer
6 37 (8.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (7.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 31 (6.86%) Analyst
9 27 (5.97%) IT Support
10 26 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
10 26 (5.75%) Server Engineer
11 25 (5.53%) Wintel Engineer
12 24 (5.31%) Applications Engineer
12 24 (5.31%) Consultant
13 23 (5.09%) Administrator
13 23 (5.09%) IT Support Engineer
14 22 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
17 16 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.42%) Middleware
2 11 (2.43%) ARM Templates
3 5 (1.11%) RESTful
4 3 (0.66%) .NET
4 3 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.44%) COM
5 2 (0.44%) PySpark
6 1 (0.22%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) HTML
6 1 (0.22%) Kafka
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.18%) Data Centre
1 46 (10.18%) Replication
2 45 (9.96%) Clustering
3 44 (9.73%) PKI
4 31 (6.86%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.98%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (2.88%) iPhone
7 12 (2.65%) iPad
8 11 (2.43%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.55%) IoT
11 7 (1.55%) NHS
12 6 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 343 (75.88%) Windows
2 215 (47.57%) Windows Server
3 83 (18.36%) Linux
3 83 (18.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (16.81%) Windows 10
4 76 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 60 (13.27%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (4.42%) Unix
9 20 (4.42%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.43%) CentOS
11 10 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.55%) AIX
13 7 (1.55%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.55%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (27.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 78 (17.26%) ITIL
2 78 (17.26%) Migration
3 47 (10.40%) DevOps
4 43 (9.51%) Change Management
4 43 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (7.30%) Incident Management
6 32 (7.08%) Patch Management
7 28 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (5.97%) Change Control
8 27 (5.97%) High Availability
8 27 (5.97%) Infrastructure as Code
9 26 (5.75%) Agile
9 26 (5.75%) Load Balancing
10 25 (5.53%) Server Management
11 23 (5.09%) Network Design
12 21 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (4.42%) Identity Management
14 19 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (4.20%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (28.76%) SQL
2 105 (23.23%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.32%) Python
4 8 (1.77%) VBScript
5 6 (1.33%) Bash
5 6 (1.33%) Perl
6 5 (1.11%) C
7 4 (0.88%) Java
7 4 (0.88%) Ruby
7 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.88%) VB
8 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.22%) C#
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 81 (17.92%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (5.53%) MCSE
5 20 (4.42%) MCSA
6 17 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (3.10%) MCITP
8 12 (2.65%) MCP
9 11 (2.43%) CCA
9 11 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.43%) Degree
10 10 (2.21%) MCTS
11 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.50%) SLA
2 12 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.77%) QA
4 6 (1.33%) GDPR
5 5 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.88%) GxP
6 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.66%) NIST
8 2 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 292 (64.60%) Active Directory
2 237 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.51%) XenApp
4 42 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (8.19%) vSphere
6 26 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (5.53%) Virtual Servers
8 24 (5.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 22 (4.87%) XenDesktop
10 19 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (2.88%) NFS
12 9 (1.99%) Firmware
13 8 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 6 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (1.33%) VMware NSX
15 5 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
17 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 96 (21.24%) SCCM
2 57 (12.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 44 (9.73%) Terraform
4 28 (6.19%) SCVMM
5 23 (5.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 21 (4.65%) NetBackup
7 19 (4.20%) Ansible
8 15 (3.32%) Failover Clustering
8 15 (3.32%) Puppet
9 14 (3.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 12 (2.65%) WSUS
11 11 (2.43%) vCenter Server
12 8 (1.77%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.77%) SCOM
13 5 (1.11%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 329 (72.79%) VMware
2 277 (61.28%) Microsoft
3 76 (16.81%) Citrix
4 65 (14.38%) Cisco
5 47 (10.40%) Oracle
6 41 (9.07%) HP
7 30 (6.64%) NetApp
8 27 (5.97%) Red Hat
9 24 (5.31%) Ivanti
10 19 (4.20%) Meraki
11 18 (3.98%) Shavlik
12 17 (3.76%) Veeam
12 17 (3.76%) Veritas
13 16 (3.54%) IBM
14 15 (3.32%) Dell
15 13 (2.88%) Symantec
16 12 (2.65%) McAfee
17 11 (2.43%) Apple
17 11 (2.43%) Juniper
17 11 (2.43%) Sophos