Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 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
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 322 399 418
Rank change year-on-year +77 +19 -95
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 87 208 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.00% 3.27% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 163 163
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £160
90th Percentile £493 £575 £600
England median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.00% +26.58%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.18 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.76% -27.28% +25.00%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,901 6,354 6,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.98% 15.83% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,060 4,604 4,564
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £205
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 109 160
Median hourly rate £26.49 £21.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.14% +3.70% -2.41%
10th Percentile £12.78 £13.00 £12.03
90th Percentile £46.60 £47.09 £47.83
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.91 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.44% +2.45% +3.13%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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
Central London +73 15 £275 -38.89% 3
West London +52 3 £184 -55.45% 3
South London +33 3 £249 -0.50% 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 82 (94.25%) Windows
2 62 (71.26%) Windows Server
3 54 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 52 (59.77%) VMware
5 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (45.98%) Office 365
8 37 (42.53%) Azure
9 35 (40.23%) DNS
9 35 (40.23%) SAN
10 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 28 (32.18%) DHCP
13 27 (31.03%) Citrix
14 26 (29.89%) Firewall
14 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2016
15 25 (28.74%) Cisco
15 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (27.59%) SCCM
17 23 (26.44%) PowerShell
17 23 (26.44%) XenApp
17 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
17 23 (26.44%) SQL
17 23 (26.44%) ITIL
18 21 (24.14%) HP
19 20 (22.99%) Linux
19 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
19 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 17 (19.54%) Windows 10
20 17 (19.54%) Data Protection

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 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.49%) IIS
5 6 (6.90%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.30%) Apache
10 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.15%) CMS
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.98%) Office 365
2 37 (42.53%) Azure
3 10 (11.49%) AWS
3 10 (11.49%) IaaS
4 7 (8.05%) GCP
5 6 (6.90%) PaaS
6 4 (4.60%) SaaS
7 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.15%) NuGet
8 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) DNS
1 35 (40.23%) SAN
2 28 (32.18%) DHCP
3 26 (29.89%) Firewall
4 16 (18.39%) NetScaler
5 13 (14.94%) LAN
6 10 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (11.49%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (9.20%) Skype
7 8 (9.20%) VPN
7 8 (9.20%) WAN
8 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.90%) IPv4
10 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.75%) SMTP
10 5 (5.75%) VLAN
11 4 (4.60%) NAS
12 3 (3.45%) FTP
12 3 (3.45%) Network Security
12 3 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.45%) GitLab
2 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) JMeter
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) MSI
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (1.15%) WiX
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Police
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (12.64%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 8 (9.20%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) IT Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Exchange Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Support Officer
5 7 (8.05%) Technical Support Officer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
6 6 (6.90%) Senior IT Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Clustering
2 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.20%) HP StoreVirtual
4 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.45%) Replication
5 3 (3.45%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.30%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.15%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (94.25%) Windows
2 62 (71.26%) Windows Server
3 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (22.99%) Linux
7 17 (19.54%) Windows 10
8 10 (11.49%) Unix
9 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (5.75%) Android
12 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.45%) VMS
13 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (2.30%) CentOS
14 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (19.54%) Data Protection
4 15 (17.24%) Migration
5 11 (12.64%) High Availability
6 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.34%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.90%) Server Building
9 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.60%) Network Management
10 4 (4.60%) Network Virtualisation
10 4 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.60%) Project Delivery
11 3 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.45%) DevOps
11 3 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) PowerShell
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.30%) C
3 2 (2.30%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
1 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.34%) MCSA
4 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.05%) MCSE
6 4 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.15%) CCNA
8 1 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.15%) ISEB
8 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.15%) MCITP
8 1 (1.15%) MCP
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) Government Security Classifications
2 6 (6.90%) NCSC
3 3 (3.45%) GDPR
3 3 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.30%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 54 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.44%) XenApp
4 15 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (16.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.60%) vSphere
8 3 (3.45%) Docker
9 2 (2.30%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.30%) Xen
9 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.15%) KVM
10 1 (1.15%) NFS
10 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) SCCM
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 14 (16.09%) SCOM
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (8.05%) WSUS
6 6 (6.90%) Ansible
7 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (5.75%) Puppet
8 4 (4.60%) AirWatch
8 4 (4.60%) Nagios
8 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
9 3 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.30%) PowerBroker
10 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (2.30%) Terraform
10 2 (2.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) VMware
2 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (31.03%) Citrix
4 25 (28.74%) Cisco
5 21 (24.14%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) EMC
7 11 (12.64%) Dell
7 11 (12.64%) EqualLogic
8 10 (11.49%) Palo Alto
9 9 (10.34%) NetApp
9 9 (10.34%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (10.34%) Symantec
10 6 (6.90%) Lumension
10 6 (6.90%) Sophos
11 4 (4.60%) Bloomberg
11 4 (4.60%) MobileIron
11 4 (4.60%) Reuters
12 3 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (3.45%) IronPort
12 3 (3.45%) Splunk