Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 309 312
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 596 759 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 5.38% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 506 512
England median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £197 £197 £175
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 29
England median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.27% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £15.77 £13.57 £12.90
90th Percentile £129.75 £30.45 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.21 £18.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% -22.92% +1.05%

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 10,375 14,109 11,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.64% 15.58% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,866 9,343 7,750
England median daily rate £450 £475 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.34% +7.27%
10th Percentile £165 £188 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 715 629
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -3.03% +2.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.27 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.50% +0.50%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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 +33 156 £375 -6.25% 109
South East +21 155 £400 +3.90% 129
North of England +57 84 £350 +0.29% 107
East of England +37 72 £350 +7.69% 72
South West -10 70 £425 +13.33% 63
Midlands +18 57 £350 - 81
North West +17 50 £363 +13.73% 60
Yorkshire +56 29 £320 -24.71% 29
West Midlands +28 29 £350 +6.87% 56
East Midlands +15 28 £338 -4.93% 25
North East +17 5 £375 +6.76% 18
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 467 (78.36%) Windows
2 422 (70.81%) VMware
3 346 (58.05%) Active Directory
4 327 (54.87%) Windows Server
5 288 (48.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 282 (47.32%) Microsoft
7 228 (38.26%) Office 365
8 197 (33.05%) Azure
9 176 (29.53%) PowerShell
10 175 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 166 (27.85%) SCCM
11 166 (27.85%) DNS
12 151 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 149 (25.00%) DHCP
14 131 (21.98%) Citrix
14 131 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 128 (21.48%) ITIL
16 121 (20.30%) SQL Server
17 115 (19.30%) Cisco
18 111 (18.62%) MS Exchange
19 106 (17.79%) Linux
19 106 (17.79%) SQL
20 105 (17.62%) Security Cleared
21 104 (17.45%) Firewall
22 103 (17.28%) Migration
23 93 (15.60%) SAN
24 92 (15.44%) AWS
25 85 (14.26%) Data Centre
26 81 (13.59%) SharePoint
27 79 (13.26%) Windows 10

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
1 111 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 81 (13.59%) SharePoint
3 50 (8.39%) Skype for Business
4 48 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (6.21%) IIS
7 10 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.17%) Apache
9 6 (1.01%) Confluence
9 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Drupal
12 1 (0.17%) Jetty
12 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 49 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.50%) Line 500
5 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) assyst
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 228 (38.26%) Office 365
2 197 (33.05%) Azure
3 92 (15.44%) AWS
4 54 (9.06%) IaaS
5 44 (7.38%) PaaS
6 38 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.85%) GCP
7 17 (2.85%) SaaS
8 7 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.01%) G Suite
9 6 (1.01%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.84%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.84%) Route 53
11 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (0.67%) GitHub
11 4 (0.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 166 (27.85%) DNS
2 149 (25.00%) DHCP
3 104 (17.45%) Firewall
4 93 (15.60%) SAN
5 65 (10.91%) LAN
6 57 (9.56%) WAN
7 54 (9.06%) TCP/IP
8 44 (7.38%) Skype
8 44 (7.38%) VPN
9 31 (5.20%) NAS
10 28 (4.70%) NetScaler
11 25 (4.19%) VLAN
12 17 (2.85%) iSCSI
12 17 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (2.85%) VoIP
13 15 (2.52%) Internet
14 13 (2.18%) MPLS
14 13 (2.18%) SMTP
14 13 (2.18%) Wireless
15 11 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.01%) MySQL
11 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2017
12 4 (0.67%) Power BI
13 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 18 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.85%) GitLab
3 16 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.35%) AdminStudio
4 14 (2.35%) InstallShield
5 12 (2.01%) JIRA
6 11 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.34%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.17%) MSI
9 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.50%) Maven
11 3 (0.50%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.34%) Hudson
12 2 (0.34%) WiX
13 1 (0.17%) Gradle
13 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 48 (8.05%) Finance
2 29 (4.87%) Public Sector
3 13 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.68%) Law
5 9 (1.51%) Legal
6 7 (1.17%) Back Office
6 7 (1.17%) Banking
7 4 (0.67%) Retail
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Police
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 79 (13.26%) Support Engineer
3 70 (11.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 48 (8.05%) Architect
4 48 (8.05%) Server Engineer
4 48 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
5 45 (7.55%) Consultant
6 43 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (6.54%) Analyst
9 29 (4.87%) Administrator
9 29 (4.87%) Infrastructure Support
10 26 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 26 (4.36%) IT Engineer
11 25 (4.19%) Windows Server Engineer
12 23 (3.86%) Active Directory Engineer
12 23 (3.86%) IT Support
13 22 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 21 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (3.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (2.52%) .NET
3 14 (2.35%) XML
4 10 (1.68%) JDBC
4 10 (1.68%) ODBC
4 10 (1.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 7 (1.17%) LDAP
6 6 (1.01%) JSON
6 6 (1.01%) LAMP
6 6 (1.01%) REST
7 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.67%) Middleware
8 4 (0.67%) Web Services
8 4 (0.67%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.50%) Node.js
9 3 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.26%) Data Centre
2 73 (12.25%) Clustering
3 45 (7.55%) Replication
4 36 (6.04%) Public Cloud
5 26 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.36%) PKI
6 17 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.18%) User Experience
8 12 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.68%) NHS
10 8 (1.34%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.34%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
14 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 467 (78.36%) Windows
2 327 (54.87%) Windows Server
3 175 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (17.79%) Linux
6 79 (13.26%) Windows 10
7 53 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 30 (5.03%) Ubuntu
9 29 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (4.36%) CentOS
10 26 (4.36%) Unix
11 25 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.19%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.85%) Windows XP
14 13 (2.18%) AIX
14 13 (2.18%) VMS
15 9 (1.51%) Solaris
16 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.34%) Android
17 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 128 (21.48%) ITIL
3 103 (17.28%) Migration
4 38 (6.38%) DevOps
5 36 (6.04%) Configuration Management
5 36 (6.04%) Server Virtualisation
6 34 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (5.37%) Server Management
8 30 (5.03%) Data Protection
8 30 (5.03%) Service Management
9 29 (4.87%) Change Management
9 29 (4.87%) Patch Management
10 24 (4.03%) Service Delivery
11 22 (3.69%) High Availability
11 22 (3.69%) ITSM
12 21 (3.52%) Change Control
13 20 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (3.36%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.19%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.53%) PowerShell
2 106 (17.79%) SQL
3 41 (6.88%) Python
4 34 (5.70%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.02%) C#
6 17 (2.85%) Java
6 17 (2.85%) VB
7 15 (2.52%) Perl
8 11 (1.85%) C
9 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.17%) PHP
11 6 (1.01%) Go
12 4 (0.67%) Ruby
13 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.50%) VBScript
14 2 (0.34%) Groovy
15 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 78 (13.09%) SC Cleared
3 71 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (8.22%) DV Cleared
5 41 (6.88%) MCSE
6 34 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (5.37%) MCSA
8 29 (4.87%) CCNA
9 26 (4.36%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.52%) CCA
11 15 (2.52%) DBS Check
11 15 (2.52%) Degree
12 12 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.68%) MCITP
14 7 (1.17%) CCNP
14 7 (1.17%) MCP
15 5 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (0.84%) RHCSA
16 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.06%) SLA
2 15 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.34%) NCSC
4 7 (1.17%) QA
5 6 (1.01%) GDPR
5 6 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (0.67%) BS7799
7 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.34%) COBIT
8 2 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 346 (58.05%) Active Directory
2 288 (48.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (10.57%) Virtual Machines
4 59 (9.90%) XenApp
5 53 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (8.22%) vSphere
7 44 (7.38%) XenDesktop
8 31 (5.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 31 (5.20%) Docker
8 31 (5.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (3.69%) DFS Replication
10 18 (3.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.51%) VMware Server
14 8 (1.34%) VirtualBox
15 7 (1.17%) Firmware
15 7 (1.17%) KVM
15 7 (1.17%) VMware NSX
15 7 (1.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (27.85%) SCCM
2 63 (10.57%) SCOM
3 56 (9.40%) WSUS
4 42 (7.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 39 (6.54%) Ansible
5 39 (6.54%) Puppet
6 32 (5.37%) SCVMM
7 25 (4.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 21 (3.52%) vCenter Server
9 20 (3.36%) NetBackup
10 19 (3.19%) Failover Clustering
11 18 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
12 16 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (2.35%) Backup Exec
14 13 (2.18%) ThinApp
15 12 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (2.01%) Kubernetes
15 12 (2.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (2.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 422 (70.81%) VMware
2 282 (47.32%) Microsoft
3 131 (21.98%) Citrix
4 115 (19.30%) Cisco
5 74 (12.42%) HP
6 51 (8.56%) Dell
7 40 (6.71%) Oracle
8 32 (5.37%) Red Hat
9 31 (5.20%) NetApp
10 30 (5.03%) EMC
11 27 (4.53%) Symantec
12 21 (3.52%) Splunk
13 20 (3.36%) McAfee
13 20 (3.36%) Veritas
14 17 (2.85%) Google
14 17 (2.85%) Veeam
15 15 (2.52%) IBM
16 14 (2.35%) Sophos
17 13 (2.18%) Nimble Storage
17 13 (2.18%) SolarWinds