Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 344 261 304
Rank change year-on-year -83 +43 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 151 752 838
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.98% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 3.81% 6.27% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 473 535
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £186 £164
90th Percentile £575 £563 £559
UK median daily rate £415 £379 £370
% change year-on-year +9.57% +2.36% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 37 43
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.06 £14.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £85.20 £151.50
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00% +7.81%

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 3,966 11,988 14,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.37% 15.58% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,494 8,014 9,487
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £185
90th Percentile £649 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 573 821
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.52% +3.13% -4.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.58
90th Percentile £48.30 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.18% +6.25% -3.96%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +83 60 £400 +3.90% 18
South East +6 29 £460 +15.00% 42
South West +36 25 £425 -5.56% 16
Midlands +39 14 £425 +23.64% 40
West Midlands +35 13 £431 +23.21% 29
North of England +51 11 £314 +0.40% 50
North West +39 9 £321 -0.39% 24
East of England +28 9 £335 -4.29% 9
Yorkshire +53 2 £314 +11.06% 25
East Midlands +20 1 £388 +19.23% 11
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 122 (80.79%) Windows
2 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
3 96 (63.58%) VMware
4 76 (50.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 74 (49.01%) Windows Server
5 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
6 73 (48.34%) Azure
7 60 (39.74%) DNS
8 54 (35.76%) PowerShell
9 50 (33.11%) Security Cleared
10 49 (32.45%) SQL Server
11 42 (27.81%) DHCP
11 42 (27.81%) Office 365
12 35 (23.18%) SC Cleared
13 34 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (21.85%) Windows 10
14 33 (21.85%) Firewall
14 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2016
15 31 (20.53%) Migration
15 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (19.87%) AWS
16 30 (19.87%) Cisco
16 30 (19.87%) SQL
16 30 (19.87%) SAN
17 28 (18.54%) Linux
17 28 (18.54%) WAN
18 27 (17.88%) ITIL
19 26 (17.22%) Oracle
20 25 (16.56%) HP
20 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 23 (15.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (11.26%) IIS
3 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
4 14 (9.27%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.31%) GeoServer
6 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.66%) Towers Watson Igloo
1 1 (0.66%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 73 (48.34%) Azure
2 42 (27.81%) Office 365
3 30 (19.87%) AWS
4 12 (7.95%) IaaS
4 12 (7.95%) PaaS
5 10 (6.62%) GCP
6 9 (5.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.96%) SaaS
7 5 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.65%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.99%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.66%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.74%) DNS
2 42 (27.81%) DHCP
3 33 (21.85%) Firewall
4 30 (19.87%) SAN
5 28 (18.54%) WAN
6 21 (13.91%) LAN
7 19 (12.58%) Skype
8 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (6.62%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.96%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (5.30%) VoIP
12 7 (4.64%) IPv4
12 7 (4.64%) VPN
13 6 (3.97%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (3.31%) BGP
14 5 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (3.31%) DMVPN
14 5 (3.31%) EIGRP
14 5 (3.31%) OSPF
14 5 (3.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.62%) GIS
2 10 (6.62%) QGIS
3 8 (5.30%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (3.97%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.99%) MySQL
7 3 (1.99%) Spatial Data
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.66%) PolyBase
9 1 (0.66%) Power BI
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.31%) ReSharper
2 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 5 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.66%) GitLab
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) JMeter
3 1 (0.66%) JUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Military
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (13.25%) Architect
1 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.27%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (6.62%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (6.62%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (6.62%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (4.64%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
6 6 (3.97%) Analyst
6 6 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) Network Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) Server Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) Technical Architect
6 6 (3.97%) Technical Support Officer
6 6 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) PostGIS
2 10 (6.62%) .NET
3 5 (3.31%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.31%) JSON
3 5 (3.31%) REST
3 5 (3.31%) Web Services
4 3 (1.99%) LDAP
4 3 (1.99%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.66%) CSS
5 1 (0.66%) Django
5 1 (0.66%) Flash
5 1 (0.66%) jQuery
5 1 (0.66%) Spring
5 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.93%) Clustering
2 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.62%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (6.62%) Private Cloud
3 10 (6.62%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Replication
6 5 (3.31%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.99%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.32%) NHS
9 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) PKI
10 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 122 (80.79%) Windows
2 74 (49.01%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (21.85%) Windows 10
4 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (18.54%) Linux
7 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.64%) Android
10 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.31%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.65%) Unix
12 4 (2.65%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.32%) Solaris
14 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.53%) Migration
2 27 (17.88%) ITIL
3 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (13.25%) High Availability
5 19 (12.58%) Data Protection
6 14 (9.27%) DevOps
7 13 (8.61%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.95%) Patch Management
9 10 (6.62%) Load Balancing
9 10 (6.62%) Service Design
10 9 (5.96%) Service Management
11 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (5.30%) Project Management
11 8 (5.30%) Scrum
12 7 (4.64%) Change Management
12 7 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (4.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.76%) PowerShell
2 30 (19.87%) SQL
3 18 (11.92%) Python
4 11 (7.28%) C#
5 10 (6.62%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.32%) C
6 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) C++
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) VBA
7 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (33.11%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.60%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.61%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.30%) CCIE
6 8 (5.30%) CCNP
6 8 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.31%) CCIE Collaboration
7 5 (3.31%) ISEB
7 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.31%) MCSA
7 5 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.65%) CCDA
8 4 (2.65%) CCNA
9 3 (1.99%) CISSP
9 3 (1.99%) Degree
9 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) Government Security Classifications
2 10 (6.62%) NCSC
3 8 (5.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (5.30%) NIST
3 8 (5.30%) SLA
4 6 (3.97%) QA
5 3 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.32%) GDPR
6 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 76 (50.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.89%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (15.89%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (8.61%) VMware Workstation
4 13 (8.61%) vSphere
5 12 (7.95%) Docker
6 9 (5.96%) XenApp
7 7 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.97%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.31%) GeoWebCache
9 5 (3.31%) Xen
10 4 (2.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.99%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.99%) KVM
11 3 (1.99%) NFS
11 3 (1.99%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.99%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (13.91%) SCCM
2 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 16 (10.60%) Terraform
4 14 (9.27%) SCOM
5 13 (8.61%) WSUS
6 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (5.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (4.64%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (3.31%) Ansible
9 5 (3.31%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.31%) Puppet
10 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.99%) Nagios
11 3 (1.99%) SCSM
11 3 (1.99%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
12 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (63.58%) VMware
2 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
3 30 (19.87%) Cisco
4 26 (17.22%) Oracle
5 25 (16.56%) HP
6 19 (12.58%) Veeam
7 14 (9.27%) Citrix
7 14 (9.27%) Dell
8 12 (7.95%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.28%) Symantec
10 10 (6.62%) ESRI
11 9 (5.96%) NetApp
12 8 (5.30%) Splunk
13 7 (4.64%) F5
13 7 (4.64%) Lumension
13 7 (4.64%) Sophos
14 6 (3.97%) EqualLogic
14 6 (3.97%) Meraki
15 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.31%) Juniper