Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 312 316
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 493 739 765
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 5.57% 5.34% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 503 538
Median daily rate £375 £390 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +7.22% +3.93%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £160
90th Percentile £545 £543 £518
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 25
Median hourly rate £17.33 £17.38 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.26% -15.04% -4.88%
10th Percentile £16.20 £14.30 £13.10
90th Percentile £54.32 £28.03 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.45
% change year-on-year +8.57% -14.43% -2.62%

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 8,846 13,839 12,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.57% 15.56% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,747 9,231 7,972
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £167 £185 £175
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 625 641
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.99% +1.28% -
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.82 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.21 £15.73
% change year-on-year +11.08% +3.02% -1.69%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +70 140 £350 -17.65% 71
South East +17 122 £400 +1.01% 89
North of England +55 73 £375 +15.38% 103
Midlands +48 72 £425 +25.00% 53
North West +48 48 £400 +28.00% 47
South West -24 45 £413 +0.61% 55
West Midlands +63 42 £438 +42.28% 32
East of England +31 38 £363 +5.84% 31
East Midlands +12 30 £350 -1.41% 21
Yorkshire +54 20 £315 -25.88% 41
North East +13 5 £375 +38.25% 15
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 404 (81.95%) Windows
2 354 (71.81%) VMware
3 291 (59.03%) Windows Server
4 281 (57.00%) Active Directory
5 259 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 233 (47.26%) Microsoft
7 170 (34.48%) Azure
7 170 (34.48%) Office 365
8 154 (31.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 154 (31.24%) DNS
9 145 (29.41%) PowerShell
10 144 (29.21%) SCCM
11 140 (28.40%) DHCP
12 129 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 125 (25.35%) Windows Server 2016
14 120 (24.34%) Cisco
15 119 (24.14%) ITIL
16 111 (22.52%) SQL Server
17 108 (21.91%) Citrix
18 106 (21.50%) Security Cleared
19 103 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 97 (19.68%) SQL
21 93 (18.86%) Firewall
22 92 (18.66%) Linux
23 87 (17.65%) AWS
24 83 (16.84%) SAN
25 81 (16.43%) MS Exchange
26 80 (16.23%) Data Centre
27 74 (15.01%) Migration
28 73 (14.81%) SC Cleared

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 81 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 65 (13.18%) SharePoint
3 43 (8.72%) Skype for Business
4 40 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (5.48%) IIS
6 24 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.01%) Apache
10 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.20%) Confluence
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.81%) Line 500
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 170 (34.48%) Azure
1 170 (34.48%) Office 365
2 87 (17.65%) AWS
3 40 (8.11%) IaaS
4 33 (6.69%) PaaS
5 28 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (4.06%) SaaS
7 19 (3.85%) GCP
8 14 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.81%) G Suite
10 4 (0.81%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.41%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.41%) Datadog
12 2 (0.41%) GitHub
12 2 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 154 (31.24%) DNS
2 140 (28.40%) DHCP
3 93 (18.86%) Firewall
4 83 (16.84%) SAN
5 62 (12.58%) LAN
6 59 (11.97%) WAN
7 50 (10.14%) TCP/IP
8 42 (8.52%) VPN
9 38 (7.71%) Skype
10 33 (6.69%) NetScaler
11 25 (5.07%) Unified Communications
11 25 (5.07%) VLAN
12 17 (3.45%) NAS
13 16 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (3.25%) VoIP
14 14 (2.84%) iSCSI
15 12 (2.43%) SMTP
16 11 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.23%) MPLS
16 11 (2.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.69%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.01%) MySQL
9 4 (0.81%) Power BI
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.25%) GitLab
2 14 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.23%) AdminStudio
4 11 (2.23%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.81%) JIRA
6 4 (0.81%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.61%) MSI
8 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.41%) Hudson
8 2 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) WiX
General
1 32 (6.49%) Finance
2 28 (5.68%) Public Sector
3 12 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.01%) Local Government
5 4 (0.81%) Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Electronics
6 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.61%) Marketing
6 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
7 2 (0.41%) Law
7 2 (0.41%) Police
7 2 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (15.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (13.59%) Support Engineer
3 51 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 40 (8.11%) Consultant
4 40 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 37 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 33 (6.69%) Server Engineer
7 30 (6.09%) IT Engineer
8 28 (5.68%) Analyst
8 28 (5.68%) Architect
9 26 (5.27%) IT Support
10 24 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 21 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
12 19 (3.85%) Administrator
12 19 (3.85%) Author
12 19 (3.85%) Technical Author
13 18 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (1.62%) LDAP
2 8 (1.62%) Middleware
2 8 (1.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (1.22%) .NET
4 5 (1.01%) Web Services
5 4 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.61%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) Apache NiFi
7 2 (0.41%) LAMP
7 2 (0.41%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) ADSI
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.20%) COM
8 1 (0.20%) Node.js
8 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 67 (13.59%) Clustering
3 40 (8.11%) Replication
4 26 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.67%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.65%) User Experience
7 17 (3.45%) PKI
8 14 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.62%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
11 8 (1.62%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.22%) NHS
13 5 (1.01%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.81%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 404 (81.95%) Windows
2 291 (59.03%) Windows Server
3 154 (31.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 129 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 125 (25.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 92 (18.66%) Linux
7 66 (13.39%) Windows 10
8 50 (10.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 33 (6.69%) Windows 7
10 26 (5.27%) Unix
11 22 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (3.85%) CentOS
13 19 (3.85%) Ubuntu
14 17 (3.45%) AIX
15 8 (1.62%) Solaris
16 7 (1.42%) VMS
17 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
18 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
18 5 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (24.14%) ITIL
2 103 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 74 (15.01%) Migration
4 39 (7.91%) Server Virtualisation
5 35 (7.10%) High Availability
6 32 (6.49%) DevOps
7 31 (6.29%) Configuration Management
7 31 (6.29%) Data Protection
8 28 (5.68%) Server Management
9 25 (5.07%) Patch Management
9 25 (5.07%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.26%) Project Management
11 21 (4.26%) Service Management
12 20 (4.06%) Change Management
13 19 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (3.85%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.25%) Project Delivery
15 15 (3.04%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 145 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 97 (19.68%) SQL
3 30 (6.09%) Python
4 25 (5.07%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.04%) VB
6 13 (2.64%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.62%) C#
8 6 (1.22%) C
9 4 (0.81%) Java
9 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.81%) PHP
9 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.61%) Go
10 3 (0.61%) Perl
10 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.41%) VBScript
12 1 (0.20%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 73 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 59 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (11.56%) DV Cleared
5 32 (6.49%) MCSA
6 31 (6.29%) MCSE
7 22 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.45%) CCNA
11 13 (2.64%) CCA
12 12 (2.43%) MCP
13 10 (2.03%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.62%) Degree
15 5 (1.01%) CCNP
15 5 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
16 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.61%) VCAP
16 3 (0.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.75%) SLA
2 18 (3.65%) QA
3 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.62%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (1.42%) NCSC
6 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.81%) BS7799
7 4 (0.81%) GDPR
7 4 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.41%) COBIT
9 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 281 (57.00%) Active Directory
2 259 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (13.18%) Virtual Machines
4 59 (11.97%) XenApp
5 58 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (7.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 37 (7.51%) vSphere
7 36 (7.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (4.67%) Docker
8 23 (4.67%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.06%) DFS Replication
10 18 (3.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.62%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.42%) KVM
14 5 (1.01%) NFS
14 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.01%) UAG
14 5 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 144 (29.21%) SCCM
2 62 (12.58%) SCOM
3 51 (10.34%) WSUS
4 43 (8.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 32 (6.49%) Puppet
6 31 (6.29%) Failover Clustering
7 30 (6.09%) Ansible
8 26 (5.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 26 (5.27%) SCVMM
9 19 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (3.04%) NetBackup
12 14 (2.84%) SCSM
13 13 (2.64%) HP SIM
14 12 (2.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (2.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (2.43%) ThinApp
14 12 (2.43%) vCenter Server
15 11 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (2.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 354 (71.81%) VMware
2 233 (47.26%) Microsoft
3 120 (24.34%) Cisco
4 108 (21.91%) Citrix
5 60 (12.17%) HP
6 56 (11.36%) Dell
7 50 (10.14%) Oracle
8 33 (6.69%) NetApp
9 32 (6.49%) Symantec
10 28 (5.68%) EMC
11 24 (4.87%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.06%) McAfee
13 16 (3.25%) SolarWinds
13 16 (3.25%) Sophos
14 12 (2.43%) ArcSight
14 12 (2.43%) EqualLogic
14 12 (2.43%) Nimble Storage
15 11 (2.23%) Google
15 11 (2.23%) Remedy
16 10 (2.03%) Palo Alto