Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 352 294 301
Rank change year-on-year -58 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 231 513 770
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 5.43% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 405 525
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £196 £189 £196
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 35
Median hourly rate £12.98 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -4.35% -25.81%
10th Percentile £12.06 £16.18 £13.30
90th Percentile £29.75 £34.27 £25.65
UK median hourly rate £12.98 £17.16 £17.25
% change year-on-year -24.36% -0.52% -25.81%

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 5,597 9,447 13,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.42% 15.62% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,797 6,513 9,442
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £220 £170 £185
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £473
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 484 637
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +0.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £59.13 £41.98 £45.38
Median hourly rate £18.44 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.74% +3.13% +1.98%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 -7 72 £425 +10.39% 39
South East +39 69 £460 +15.00% 56
North of England +20 26 £288 -20.69% 65
Midlands +5 21 £216 -46.77% 45
South West +42 20 £375 -12.28% 32
East of England +35 18 £313 -16.67% 35
Yorkshire +34 14 £383 +21.43% 19
West Midlands +13 13 £238 -44.12% 28
North West +9 11 £275 -26.67% 38
East Midlands +9 8 £200 -42.86% 17
North East +27 1 £205 -45.33% 9
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 203 (87.88%) Windows
2 158 (68.40%) VMware
3 132 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 126 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 118 (51.08%) Windows Server
6 109 (47.19%) Azure
7 106 (45.89%) Microsoft
8 87 (37.66%) PowerShell
9 65 (28.14%) Microsoft 365
10 60 (25.97%) Firewall
11 58 (25.11%) Linux
12 52 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 51 (22.08%) Security Cleared
14 48 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (20.35%) AWS
16 46 (19.91%) SQL
16 46 (19.91%) Migration
17 45 (19.48%) DNS
18 43 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 42 (18.18%) DevOps
20 41 (17.75%) SAN
20 41 (17.75%) Terraform
20 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2016
21 40 (17.32%) Citrix
22 37 (16.02%) Windows 10
22 37 (16.02%) PaaS
23 36 (15.58%) DHCP
24 32 (13.85%) ITIL
24 32 (13.85%) Infrastructure as Code
25 31 (13.42%) WAN

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 28 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.63%) IIS
2 13 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.73%) Apache
6 4 (1.73%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.30%) SAS
7 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.43%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 109 (47.19%) Azure
2 65 (28.14%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (20.35%) AWS
4 37 (16.02%) PaaS
5 23 (9.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (8.66%) IaaS
7 19 (8.23%) SaaS
8 17 (7.36%) GCP
9 7 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.16%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 5 (2.16%) GitHub
12 4 (1.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (1.30%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.87%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.87%) G Suite
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
15 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.97%) Firewall
2 45 (19.48%) DNS
3 41 (17.75%) SAN
4 36 (15.58%) DHCP
5 31 (13.42%) LAN
5 31 (13.42%) WAN
6 22 (9.52%) NAS
7 19 (8.23%) VPN
8 15 (6.49%) iSCSI
9 11 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (4.33%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.33%) TCP/IP
11 9 (3.90%) Multicast
11 9 (3.90%) VLAN
12 8 (3.46%) Internet
12 8 (3.46%) Skype
13 7 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.03%) IPv4
13 7 (3.03%) MPLS
13 7 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.79%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.73%) HBase
3 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) Ingres
6 1 (0.43%) OLTP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (7.36%) ReSharper
2 6 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (9.09%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.60%) Legal
5 5 (2.16%) Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.45%) Architect
3 25 (10.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.93%) Server Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Administrator
11 9 (3.90%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.90%) Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) IT Support
11 9 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.79%) .NET
2 17 (7.36%) .NET Framework
2 17 (7.36%) REST
3 9 (3.90%) Middleware
4 5 (2.16%) Web Services
5 2 (0.87%) Java EE
6 1 (0.43%) J2EE
6 1 (0.43%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.52%) Enterprise Cloud
3 16 (6.93%) Private Cloud
3 16 (6.93%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.33%) Clustering
5 9 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.46%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.16%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.16%) Replication
7 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.30%) PKI
9 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (87.88%) Windows
2 118 (51.08%) Windows Server
3 58 (25.11%) Linux
4 48 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 37 (16.02%) Windows 10
8 22 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (7.36%) Unix
10 15 (6.49%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.60%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.16%) Solaris
14 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.73%) VMS
14 4 (1.73%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.30%) Android
15 3 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (19.91%) Migration
3 42 (18.18%) DevOps
4 32 (13.85%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (13.85%) ITIL
5 18 (7.79%) Test Automation
6 17 (7.36%) Architectural Design
6 17 (7.36%) Service Design
6 17 (7.36%) Webhook
7 16 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.93%) Service Management
8 14 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.06%) Server Management
9 13 (5.63%) High Availability
9 13 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.19%) Change Management
10 12 (5.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.66%) PowerShell
2 46 (19.91%) SQL
3 8 (3.46%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.46%) Python
4 6 (2.60%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) C
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 15 (6.49%) MCSE
5 11 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.46%) Degree
6 8 (3.46%) MCSA
7 7 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.16%) CCNA
8 5 (2.16%) MCITP
9 4 (1.73%) VCP6
10 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.87%) CCIE
11 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.87%) VCAP
12 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) NIST
2 8 (3.46%) SLA
3 7 (3.03%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.73%) NCSC
6 2 (0.87%) GDPR
6 2 (0.87%) QA
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 132 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 126 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (11.26%) vSphere
4 24 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (9.52%) Docker
6 17 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.76%) KVM
7 11 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.76%) Xen
8 8 (3.46%) NFS
9 7 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.03%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.60%) XenApp
11 5 (2.16%) vCloud
11 5 (2.16%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.73%) SRDF
13 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (17.75%) Terraform
2 30 (12.99%) SCCM
3 21 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 20 (8.66%) Puppet
5 18 (7.79%) Ansible
6 14 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (5.63%) vCenter Server
7 13 (5.63%) vRealize
8 12 (5.19%) WSUS
9 11 (4.76%) SCOM
10 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (3.46%) Backup Exec
12 7 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (2.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (2.16%) CFEngine
14 5 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (2.16%) NetBackup
14 5 (2.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 158 (68.40%) VMware
2 106 (45.89%) Microsoft
3 40 (17.32%) Citrix
4 28 (12.12%) Cisco
5 25 (10.82%) Oracle
6 23 (9.96%) Veeam
7 22 (9.52%) HP
8 13 (5.63%) Dell
9 11 (4.76%) NetApp
10 10 (4.33%) IBM
10 10 (4.33%) Ivanti
10 10 (4.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.90%) McAfee
12 8 (3.46%) Google
12 8 (3.46%) Symantec
13 7 (3.03%) Intel
13 7 (3.03%) ServiceNow
14 6 (2.60%) EMC
14 6 (2.60%) Sophos
15 5 (2.16%) Red Hat