Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 428 327 371
Rank change year-on-year -101 +44 +38
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 144 71 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 2.96% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 48 114
10th Percentile £262 £300 £163
25th Percentile £363 £333 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £375
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £575 £488 £450
90th Percentile £615 £500 £557
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £18.51
Median hourly rate - - £19.41
75th Percentile - - £20.31
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £12.98 £16.96
% change year-on-year -3.70% -23.44% -2.42%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,175 2,402 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.84% 13.92% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,880 1,785 3,270
10th Percentile £325 £308 £185
25th Percentile £463 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £501 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +0.10% -4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £715 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 21 111
10th Percentile £15.65 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.00 £12.76 £15.15
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +22.99% -1.58%
75th Percentile £35.63 £45.75 £22.25
90th Percentile £63.60 £60.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.42
% change year-on-year +1.45% +5.05% +2.63%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in London.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in London.

Hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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
Central London -44 24 £550 +12.82% 29
West London -16 6 £550 +62.96% 14
South London -4 5 £375 +25.00% 3
East London - 2 £216 - 10
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 116 (80.56%) VMware
2 98 (68.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (51.39%) Active Directory
4 68 (47.22%) Windows
5 55 (38.19%) Azure
6 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
7 46 (31.94%) Cisco
7 46 (31.94%) Microsoft 365
8 45 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 45 (31.25%) DNS
9 40 (27.78%) DHCP
10 37 (25.69%) Security Cleared
10 37 (25.69%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 34 (23.61%) Finance
12 34 (23.61%) WAN
13 33 (22.92%) Social Skills
14 31 (21.53%) Firewall
15 30 (20.83%) Migration
16 29 (20.14%) PowerShell
17 28 (19.44%) SD-WAN
17 28 (19.44%) Network Architecture
18 24 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 23 (15.97%) SQL
20 22 (15.28%) Linux
20 22 (15.28%) Change Control
21 21 (14.58%) SCCM
22 19 (13.19%) ITIL
22 19 (13.19%) CISSP
22 19 (13.19%) Risk Management

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (38.19%) Azure
2 46 (31.94%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (12.50%) AWS
4 10 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.56%) SaaS
6 7 (4.86%) IaaS
7 6 (4.17%) Azure Monitor
8 5 (3.47%) GCP
9 4 (2.78%) Nutanix
9 4 (2.78%) PaaS
10 3 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.08%) GitHub
11 2 (1.39%) Firebase
11 2 (1.39%) Google Play
11 2 (1.39%) Lucidchart
11 2 (1.39%) Miro
11 2 (1.39%) Serverless
11 2 (1.39%) Trello
12 1 (0.69%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.25%) DNS
2 40 (27.78%) DHCP
3 34 (23.61%) WAN
4 31 (21.53%) Firewall
5 28 (19.44%) SD-WAN
6 14 (9.72%) SAN
7 8 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.56%) NAS
7 8 (5.56%) Network Security
7 8 (5.56%) VPN
8 7 (4.86%) LAN
9 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.78%) IPv4
10 4 (2.78%) VLAN
11 3 (2.08%) Internet
11 3 (2.08%) VoIP
11 3 (2.08%) VSAN
12 2 (1.39%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.69%) IPsec
13 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) BigQuery
3 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.39%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.69%) Ingres
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.39%) Rational Robot
3 2 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.39%) Subversion
3 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.69%) Ant
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) GitLab
4 1 (0.69%) Gradle
4 1 (0.69%) JMeter
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.69%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.69%) RSpec
4 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 33 (22.92%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.47%) Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Local Government
6 2 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Architect
2 24 (16.67%) Consultant
3 20 (13.89%) Security Architect
4 16 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 16 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 16 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
5 14 (9.72%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Lead Security Architect
11 5 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (3.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) ARM Templates
2 2 (1.39%) Flash
2 2 (1.39%) HTML
2 2 (1.39%) JSON
2 2 (1.39%) XML
2 2 (1.39%) XSD
2 2 (1.39%) XSLT
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) J2EE
3 1 (0.69%) JMS
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.25%) Replication
3 7 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.17%) NHS
5 5 (3.47%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.78%) PKI
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.69%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 68 (47.22%) Windows
2 45 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.28%) Linux
4 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.47%) Unix
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.08%) CentOS
11 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.69%) Android
13 1 (0.69%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (20.83%) Migration
3 28 (19.44%) Network Architecture
4 22 (15.28%) Change Control
5 19 (13.19%) ITIL
5 19 (13.19%) Risk Management
6 17 (11.81%) Information Security
7 15 (10.42%) Cost Optimisation
8 14 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (9.03%) DevOps
10 11 (7.64%) Patch Management
11 10 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.86%) Converged Infrastructure
12 7 (4.86%) High Availability
13 6 (4.17%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.17%) Data Science
13 6 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (4.17%) Project Delivery
13 6 (4.17%) Server Management
13 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.14%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.97%) SQL
3 2 (1.39%) Delphi
3 2 (1.39%) Java
3 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.69%) C
4 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.19%) CESG Certified Professional
3 19 (13.19%) CISSP
4 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.56%) MCITP
6 6 (4.17%) MCTS
7 5 (3.47%) MCSA
8 4 (2.78%) MCSE
8 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.08%) CCA
9 3 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.08%) MCP
10 2 (1.39%) Degree
11 1 (0.69%) CCNA
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.19%) NCSC
3 5 (3.47%) SLA
4 3 (2.08%) NIST
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (68.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (51.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.17%) NFS
5 5 (3.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
5 5 (3.47%) XenApp
5 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.08%) Docker
7 3 (2.08%) KVM
7 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.08%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.08%) Xen
8 2 (1.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.69%) LXC
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) SCCM
2 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (8.33%) Terraform
4 6 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.17%) Puppet
5 5 (3.47%) Ansible
6 4 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.08%) Nessus
7 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.39%) SCOM
8 2 (1.39%) vRealize
9 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) WSUS
9 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (80.56%) VMware
2 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (31.94%) Cisco
4 17 (11.81%) Citrix
5 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.94%) HP
6 8 (5.56%) Dell
6 8 (5.56%) Google
7 7 (4.86%) IBM
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle
8 6 (4.17%) NetApp
8 6 (4.17%) Veeam
9 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.78%) EMC
10 4 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.78%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.78%) McAfee
10 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.78%) Splunk
10 4 (2.78%) Symantec