Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 287 276
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 791 886 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 6.53% 7.33% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 563 589
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £181 £192 £206
90th Percentile £495 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £338 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -3.57% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 37
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.74% +2.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.40 £12.18
90th Percentile £49.00 £44.97 £71.25
UK median hourly rate £21.19 £28.00 £19.80
% change year-on-year -24.32% +41.41% -12.00%

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 12120 12087 10622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 12.34% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7940 7649 6146
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 810 1158
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.41 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -86 259 £363 -9.38% 71
South East +31 199 £375 +7.14% 55
North of England +13 121 £315 +8.45% 44
Midlands +51 93 £325 +4.00% 30
South West +23 76 £350 +10.24% 15
East Midlands +26 56 £323 -0.77% 15
North West +23 56 £265 -11.67% 36
East of England -25 47 £260 -24.64% 19
North East +23 39 £325 +18.18% 3
West Midlands +27 36 £340 +4.62% 15
Yorkshire -10 26 £338 +1.50% 5
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 644 (81.42%) Windows
2 542 (68.52%) VMware
3 424 (53.60%) Active Directory
4 422 (53.35%) Windows Server
5 375 (47.41%) Microsoft
6 350 (44.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 251 (31.73%) Cisco
8 234 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 217 (27.43%) Office 365
10 198 (25.03%) PowerShell
11 186 (23.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 185 (23.39%) Citrix
13 182 (23.01%) SAN
14 176 (22.25%) MS Exchange
14 176 (22.25%) Firewall
15 173 (21.87%) Linux
16 170 (21.49%) DNS
17 166 (20.99%) HP
18 165 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
19 160 (20.23%) SCCM
20 158 (19.97%) ITIL
21 149 (18.84%) DHCP
22 146 (18.46%) SQL Server
23 129 (16.31%) Migration
24 118 (14.92%) VMware ESXi
25 115 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
26 114 (14.41%) Security Cleared
27 111 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
28 109 (13.78%) Data Centre
29 106 (13.40%) Clustering

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
1 176 (22.25%) MS Exchange
2 89 (11.25%) Skype for Business
3 85 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (10.62%) SharePoint
5 62 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (6.19%) IIS
7 35 (4.42%) Apache
8 34 (4.30%) Tomcat
9 29 (3.67%) JBoss
10 26 (3.29%) WebLogic
11 25 (3.16%) iPlanet
11 25 (3.16%) OpenStack
12 24 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
12 24 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
13 15 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (1.64%) Confluence
16 12 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (1.52%) MQSeries
17 11 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 64 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (3.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.25%) Primavera
4 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 217 (27.43%) Office 365
2 186 (23.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (8.09%) IaaS
5 44 (5.56%) PaaS
6 19 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (2.02%) SaaS
8 12 (1.52%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.26%) Slack
9 10 (1.26%) Trello
10 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.38%) G Suite
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 182 (23.01%) SAN
2 176 (22.25%) Firewall
3 170 (21.49%) DNS
4 149 (18.84%) DHCP
5 93 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 82 (10.37%) LAN
6 82 (10.37%) WAN
7 70 (8.85%) NAS
8 67 (8.47%) VPN
9 52 (6.57%) NetScaler
10 44 (5.56%) VoIP
11 35 (4.42%) LDAP
12 30 (3.79%) VLAN
13 28 (3.54%) iSCSI
14 27 (3.41%) Wireless
15 26 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (3.29%) Skype
16 24 (3.03%) MPLS
17 21 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.90%) MySQL
4 15 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.88%) Big Data
7 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.51%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.38%) Power BI
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.64%) JIRA
3 12 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (1.26%) git-flow
5 10 (1.26%) Maven
5 10 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.25%) MSI
7 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 76 (9.61%) Finance
2 28 (3.54%) Banking
3 23 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.52%) Retail
6 7 (0.88%) Back Office
7 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.51%) Front Office
8 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.38%) Electronics
9 3 (0.38%) Marketing
9 3 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.25%) Law
10 2 (0.25%) Legal
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 135 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (10.11%) Architect
3 67 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 66 (8.34%) Analyst
5 59 (7.46%) Consultant
6 58 (7.33%) Support Engineer
7 52 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
8 50 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 46 (5.82%) Administrator
10 36 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 31 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
13 30 (3.79%) Designer
13 30 (3.79%) Technical Architect
14 29 (3.67%) Desktop Support
15 28 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 27 (3.41%) Network Engineer
16 27 (3.41%) Support Analyst
17 25 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
17 25 (3.16%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.16%) J2EE
2 19 (2.40%) .NET
3 17 (2.15%) Web Services
4 13 (1.64%) JSON
5 10 (1.26%) pytest
6 8 (1.01%) Middleware
7 7 (0.88%) 802.1X
8 6 (0.76%) XML
9 5 (0.63%) WAP
10 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.51%) LAMP
10 4 (0.51%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.25%) SAML
11 2 (0.25%) Sensu
12 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.13%) MDX
12 1 (0.13%) REST
12 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 106 (13.40%) Clustering
3 67 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.33%) Replication
5 40 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 34 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.03%) PKI
8 18 (2.28%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.15%) HP Storage
10 15 (1.90%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.52%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.52%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.14%) EMC VNX
14 7 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
14 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Licensing
15 6 (0.76%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.76%) FMCG
15 6 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 644 (81.42%) Windows
2 422 (53.35%) Windows Server
3 234 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (21.87%) Linux
5 165 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (10.75%) Windows 7
8 79 (9.99%) Unix
9 78 (9.86%) Windows 10
10 51 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (6.32%) CentOS
12 41 (5.18%) Solaris
13 34 (4.30%) Windows 8
14 31 (3.92%) AIX
15 27 (3.41%) HPUX
16 26 (3.29%) SUSE
17 11 (1.39%) Windows Vista
18 10 (1.26%) Windows XP
19 9 (1.14%) VMS
20 8 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (19.97%) ITIL
2 129 (16.31%) Migration
3 66 (8.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 59 (7.46%) Change Management
5 54 (6.83%) Project Management
6 49 (6.19%) DevOps
6 49 (6.19%) TOGAF
7 47 (5.94%) Configuration Management
8 46 (5.82%) Incident Management
9 43 (5.44%) High Availability
10 42 (5.31%) Service Delivery
11 41 (5.18%) Problem Management
12 40 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (4.80%) Open Source
14 35 (4.42%) Load Balancing
15 31 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
15 31 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
16 30 (3.79%) Mobile Device Management
17 28 (3.54%) Virtual Environments
18 27 (3.41%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (25.03%) PowerShell
2 104 (13.15%) SQL
3 49 (6.19%) Bash Shell
4 30 (3.79%) Python
5 25 (3.16%) Perl
6 17 (2.15%) Korn
7 14 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.52%) C-shell
9 10 (1.26%) Groovy
9 10 (1.26%) VBScript
10 6 (0.76%) Java
11 4 (0.51%) C
11 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.38%) C#
12 3 (0.38%) PHP
12 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.25%) C++
13 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (14.41%) Security Cleared
3 88 (11.13%) SC Cleared
4 80 (10.11%) MCSE
5 45 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (5.06%) Degree
7 34 (4.30%) CCNA
8 30 (3.79%) MCSA
9 26 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (2.78%) DV Cleared
12 18 (2.28%) CCNP
12 18 (2.28%) MCITP
13 17 (2.15%) MCP
14 13 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (1.26%) DBS Check
16 8 (1.01%) CISSP
17 5 (0.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (0.51%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.80%) SLA
2 16 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.63%) GDPR
4 5 (0.63%) PMO
5 3 (0.38%) QA
6 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 424 (53.60%) Active Directory
2 350 (44.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (14.92%) VMware ESXi
4 76 (9.61%) XenDesktop
5 69 (8.72%) XenApp
6 66 (8.34%) XenServer
7 54 (6.83%) vSphere
8 53 (6.70%) Virtual Machines
9 41 (5.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (3.67%) Terminal Services
11 27 (3.41%) KVM
12 25 (3.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 24 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (2.53%) Samba
14 20 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (1.52%) Docker
16 12 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (1.01%) NFS
18 7 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 160 (20.23%) SCCM
2 67 (8.47%) SCOM
3 36 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 35 (4.42%) NetBackup
4 35 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (4.05%) SCVMM
6 28 (3.54%) Puppet
7 27 (3.41%) Backup Exec
8 23 (2.91%) Ansible
8 23 (2.91%) WMI
9 21 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 21 (2.65%) WSUS
10 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 18 (2.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 16 (2.02%) Salt
13 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (1.77%) Nagios
13 14 (1.77%) OpenView
14 13 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (1.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 542 (68.52%) VMware
2 375 (47.41%) Microsoft
3 251 (31.73%) Cisco
4 185 (23.39%) Citrix
5 166 (20.99%) HP
6 98 (12.39%) NetApp
7 62 (7.84%) Red Hat
8 52 (6.57%) Oracle
9 50 (6.32%) SolarWinds
10 49 (6.19%) Veeam
11 46 (5.82%) Dell
12 43 (5.44%) 3PAR
12 43 (5.44%) IBM
13 39 (4.93%) Juniper
13 39 (4.93%) Symantec
14 35 (4.42%) Splunk
14 35 (4.42%) Sun
15 33 (4.17%) Veritas
16 28 (3.54%) F5
16 28 (3.54%) McAfee