Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 314 294
Rank change year-on-year -33 -20 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 397 239 772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 4.77% 4.88% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 182 505
10th Percentile £213 £200 £197
25th Percentile £315 £280 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £369 £395
Median % change year-on-year +11.86% -6.65% +5.33%
75th Percentile £513 £483 £488
90th Percentile £585 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 25
10th Percentile £11.86 £14.28 £15.09
25th Percentile £12.06 £16.07 £16.04
Median hourly rate £12.85 £22.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -42.60% +6.63% -16.00%
75th Percentile £24.81 £42.06 £40.00
90th Percentile £59.53 £51.58 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £12.98 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -52.80% +30.95% -16.00%

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 8,322 4,896 12,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.45% 15.07% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,833 3,343 8,826
10th Percentile £213 £200 £181
25th Percentile £376 £363 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 208 500
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.21 £11.16
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.98 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.60 £17.42 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.02% +5.59% +1.91%
75th Percentile £32.61 £22.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £62.60 £47.50 £47.52
UK median hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year +6.00% +4.14% +5.03%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -71 140 £450 +28.57% 69
South East -5 112 £428 +20.00% 76
North of England -6 43 £375 +41.51% 119
East of England +17 40 £320 -3.03% 41
Midlands -57 31 £401 -19.75% 58
Yorkshire -6 23 £375 +63.04% 33
West Midlands -43 22 £408 -22.01% 28
South West -27 18 £375 -3.23% 52
North West -29 17 £255 -21.54% 78
East Midlands -15 9 £195 -56.67% 29
North East - 3 £450 - 8
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 307 (77.33%) VMware
2 299 (75.31%) Windows
3 253 (63.73%) Active Directory
4 242 (60.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 203 (51.13%) Microsoft
6 186 (46.85%) Windows Server
7 181 (45.59%) Azure
8 140 (35.26%) Microsoft 365
9 117 (29.47%) PowerShell
10 111 (27.96%) Security Cleared
11 99 (24.94%) Social Skills
12 98 (24.69%) DNS
13 95 (23.93%) DHCP
13 95 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 85 (21.41%) SQL
15 84 (21.16%) SCCM
16 78 (19.65%) SC Cleared
17 76 (19.14%) Windows Server 2016
18 75 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 75 (18.89%) ITIL
19 72 (18.14%) WAN
20 71 (17.88%) Cisco
21 70 (17.63%) Citrix
21 70 (17.63%) Firewall
21 70 (17.63%) AWS
22 68 (17.13%) Linux
23 60 (15.11%) Migration
24 52 (13.10%) Windows 10
25 51 (12.85%) Data Centre
25 51 (12.85%) Oracle

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 47 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 40 (10.08%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.77%) Confluence
5 11 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.51%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.01%) IIS
8 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.76%) Apache
9 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.76%) SAS
10 2 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 181 (45.59%) Azure
2 140 (35.26%) Microsoft 365
3 70 (17.63%) AWS
4 47 (11.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (10.33%) PaaS
6 33 (8.31%) SaaS
7 30 (7.56%) IaaS
8 16 (4.03%) GCP
9 12 (3.02%) GitHub
10 10 (2.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 8 (2.02%) Mimecast
12 7 (1.76%) Azure Key Vault
13 6 (1.51%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 6 (1.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.26%) Google Workspace
15 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
16 1 (0.25%) Azure Stack
16 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
16 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 98 (24.69%) DNS
2 95 (23.93%) DHCP
3 72 (18.14%) WAN
4 70 (17.63%) Firewall
5 46 (11.59%) LAN
6 41 (10.33%) SAN
7 33 (8.31%) VPN
8 31 (7.81%) NAS
9 26 (6.55%) SD-WAN
10 19 (4.79%) iSCSI
10 19 (4.79%) Wireless
11 16 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (3.53%) Internet
12 14 (3.53%) TCP/IP
13 13 (3.27%) NetScaler
13 13 (3.27%) VSAN
14 11 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (2.77%) FCoE
14 11 (2.77%) Multicast
14 11 (2.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (1.51%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.51%) HBase
3 6 (1.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.01%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.50%) Ingres
5 2 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.02%) JIRA
2 12 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.01%) MSI
5 2 (0.50%) Maven
5 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.25%) Ant
6 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) GitLab
6 1 (0.25%) Gradle
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 99 (24.94%) Social Skills
2 30 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.05%) Finance
4 24 (6.05%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.02%) Banking
6 6 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Retail
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (20.91%) Architect
2 65 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (11.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 31 (7.81%) Cloud Architect
5 29 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 27 (6.80%) Analyst
8 25 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (6.05%) Consultant
10 23 (5.79%) Technical Architect
11 22 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (5.29%) IT Engineer
13 19 (4.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.79%) Server Engineer
13 19 (4.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.78%) Administrator
15 15 (3.78%) IT Support
16 14 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.31%) Middleware
2 14 (3.53%) XML
3 12 (3.02%) JSON
4 6 (1.51%) Web Services
5 3 (0.76%) .NET
5 3 (0.76%) HTML
5 3 (0.76%) Java EE
5 3 (0.76%) REST
5 3 (0.76%) YAML
6 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.50%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.50%) LDAP
6 2 (0.50%) XSLT
7 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.25%) JMS
7 1 (0.25%) LAMP
7 1 (0.25%) pytest
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) WSH
7 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.85%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.31%) Public Cloud
3 30 (7.56%) Clustering
4 15 (3.78%) Cloud Native
5 12 (3.02%) User Experience
6 7 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.76%) Replication
6 7 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (1.26%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) PKI
9 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 299 (75.31%) Windows
2 186 (46.85%) Windows Server
3 95 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (19.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 68 (17.13%) Linux
6 52 (13.10%) Windows 10
7 45 (11.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 35 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (5.29%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.53%) Solaris
11 11 (2.77%) Unix
12 10 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.02%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.26%) Android
15 5 (1.26%) CentOS
16 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 75 (18.89%) ITIL
2 60 (15.11%) Migration
3 49 (12.34%) DevOps
4 37 (9.32%) Infrastructure as Code
5 28 (7.05%) Network Design
6 25 (6.30%) Network Architecture
7 24 (6.05%) Configuration Management
8 23 (5.79%) Data Protection
9 19 (4.79%) Change Control
9 19 (4.79%) Storage Management
10 18 (4.53%) Virtual Environments
11 17 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (4.28%) Server Management
12 15 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (3.53%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (3.27%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 117 (29.47%) PowerShell
2 85 (21.41%) SQL
3 22 (5.54%) Python
4 21 (5.29%) Java
5 8 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.02%) Perl
6 7 (1.76%) PHP
7 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.01%) VBScript
9 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.25%) C
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (27.96%) Security Cleared
2 78 (19.65%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.53%) MCSE
6 10 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.02%) Degree
8 7 (1.76%) MCITP
8 7 (1.76%) MCSA
9 6 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.26%) CCNA
10 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.01%) CISSP
11 4 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (1.01%) VCP6
12 3 (0.76%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.28%) SLA
2 12 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.51%) NIST
4 4 (1.01%) NCSC
5 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.76%) GDPR
5 3 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) GPG13
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 253 (63.73%) Active Directory
2 242 (60.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 35 (8.82%) XenApp
5 30 (7.56%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (6.80%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (5.04%) vSphere
8 16 (4.03%) KVM
9 14 (3.53%) DFS Replication
9 14 (3.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (3.27%) Docker
10 13 (3.27%) NFS
11 12 (3.02%) Xen
12 11 (2.77%) SRDF
13 9 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 9 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (2.27%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (1.26%) vCloud
15 5 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (21.16%) SCCM
2 36 (9.07%) SCOM
3 34 (8.56%) Terraform
4 27 (6.80%) Ansible
4 27 (6.80%) SCVMM
5 25 (6.30%) Puppet
6 22 (5.54%) vRealize
6 22 (5.54%) WSUS
7 18 (4.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 18 (4.53%) SCSM
8 17 (4.28%) Failover Clustering
9 16 (4.03%) Kubernetes
9 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (3.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (2.77%) SCDPM
12 10 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (2.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 6 (1.51%) vCenter Server
15 5 (1.26%) vMotion
15 5 (1.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 307 (77.33%) VMware
2 203 (51.13%) Microsoft
3 71 (17.88%) Cisco
4 70 (17.63%) Citrix
5 51 (12.85%) Oracle
6 35 (8.82%) Dell
7 31 (7.81%) NetApp
8 28 (7.05%) HP
9 24 (6.05%) Veeam
10 20 (5.04%) EMC
11 18 (4.53%) Google
12 12 (3.02%) McAfee
12 12 (3.02%) Meraki
12 12 (3.02%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.52%) ArcSight
14 8 (2.02%) IBM
14 8 (2.02%) Ivanti
14 8 (2.02%) Sophos
15 7 (1.76%) SolarWinds
15 7 (1.76%) Sybase