Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 397 320 389
Rank change year-on-year -77 +69 +9
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 137 72 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 3.01% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 156
10th Percentile £263 £236 £206
25th Percentile £400 £285 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £410
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -14.63% +6.15%
75th Percentile £550 £475 £500
90th Percentile £628 £524 £556
England median daily rate £413 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £12.85 £22.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -42.60% +6.63% -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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,184 2,392 6,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.92% 15.07% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 1,754 4,634
10th Percentile £350 £277 £213
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 93
10th Percentile £15.65 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £14.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.50 £40.75 £34.51
90th Percentile £69.40 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.60 £17.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% +5.12% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 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
Central London -23 14 £550 +48.65% 11
South London +25 5 £375 +20.00% 6
West London +5 4 £550 +110.53% 6
East London - 1 £225 - 9
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 107 (78.10%) VMware
2 92 (67.15%) Active Directory
3 89 (64.96%) Windows
4 84 (61.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 66 (48.18%) DNS
6 65 (47.45%) Azure
7 64 (46.72%) DHCP
8 63 (45.99%) Microsoft
9 60 (43.80%) Microsoft 365
10 51 (37.23%) Cisco
11 50 (36.50%) WAN
12 48 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (34.31%) Windows Server
14 45 (32.85%) SC Cleared
14 45 (32.85%) Security Cleared
15 40 (29.20%) PowerShell
16 37 (27.01%) SCCM
16 37 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 33 (24.09%) Social Skills
18 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2016
19 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2019
19 26 (18.98%) LAN
20 25 (18.25%) Network Architecture
21 24 (17.52%) SQL
21 24 (17.52%) SD-WAN
22 22 (16.06%) Migration
23 21 (15.33%) Finance
23 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
23 21 (15.33%) Linux
24 19 (13.87%) AWS

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 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.03%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (6.57%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.11%) Confluence
5 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 65 (47.45%) Azure
2 60 (43.80%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (13.87%) AWS
3 19 (13.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (10.22%) GCP
4 14 (10.22%) PaaS
4 14 (10.22%) SaaS
5 13 (9.49%) IaaS
6 12 (8.76%) GitHub
7 7 (5.11%) Azure Key Vault
8 3 (2.19%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.46%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.73%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.73%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.73%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 66 (48.18%) DNS
2 64 (46.72%) DHCP
3 50 (36.50%) WAN
4 26 (18.98%) LAN
5 24 (17.52%) SD-WAN
6 17 (12.41%) Firewall
7 16 (11.68%) iSCSI
7 16 (11.68%) SAN
8 15 (10.95%) NAS
9 14 (10.22%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (9.49%) VPN
11 11 (8.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (8.03%) FCoE
11 11 (8.03%) Multicast
12 10 (7.30%) Wireless
13 5 (3.65%) Internet
14 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
15 3 (2.19%) NetScaler
15 3 (2.19%) VLAN
15 3 (2.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (4.38%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.38%) HBase
3 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.46%) Ingres
4 2 (1.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.73%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (5.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (24.09%) Social Skills
2 21 (15.33%) Finance
3 7 (5.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Architect
2 31 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (16.06%) Technical Architect
4 15 (10.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Consultant
6 10 (7.30%) Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Security Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) Technical Security Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
2 2 (1.46%) LDAP
2 2 (1.46%) Web Services
2 2 (1.46%) XML
2 2 (1.46%) XSLT
2 2 (1.46%) YAML
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) JMS
3 1 (0.73%) LAMP
3 1 (0.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.73%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.38%) Clustering
4 5 (3.65%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.73%) FMCG
7 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.96%) Windows
2 48 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (34.31%) Windows Server
4 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 21 (15.33%) Linux
7 14 (10.22%) Windows 10
8 11 (8.03%) Solaris
8 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.46%) Unix
11 1 (0.73%) AIX
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (18.25%) Network Architecture
3 22 (16.06%) Migration
4 15 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (10.95%) ITIL
5 14 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.76%) Change Control
6 12 (8.76%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (8.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.03%) Information Security
8 10 (7.30%) Benchmarking
8 10 (7.30%) DevOps
8 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.84%) High Availability
9 8 (5.84%) Server Management
9 8 (5.84%) Storage Management
10 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) PowerShell
2 24 (17.52%) SQL
3 15 (10.95%) Java
4 9 (6.57%) Python
5 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.46%) Perl
5 2 (1.46%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (32.85%) SC Cleared
1 45 (32.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (2.92%) CISSP
3 4 (2.92%) MCSA
4 3 (2.19%) MCITP
4 3 (2.19%) MCSE
4 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.46%) VCP6
6 1 (0.73%) CCA
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.92%) NCSC
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) COBIT
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (67.15%) Active Directory
2 84 (61.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.22%) KVM
4 12 (8.76%) NFS
4 12 (8.76%) Xen
5 11 (8.03%) SRDF
6 9 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.57%) vSphere
7 7 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (4.38%) Docker
8 6 (4.38%) XenApp
9 5 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.92%) vCloud
10 4 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.73%) LXC
12 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (27.01%) SCCM
2 17 (12.41%) Ansible
2 17 (12.41%) SCOM
3 15 (10.95%) Puppet
3 15 (10.95%) Terraform
4 9 (6.57%) Kubernetes
4 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (5.84%) SCSM
6 5 (3.65%) vRealize
7 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.19%) PaperCut
8 3 (2.19%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.19%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.19%) vMotion
8 3 (2.19%) WSUS
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 107 (78.10%) VMware
2 63 (45.99%) Microsoft
3 51 (37.23%) Cisco
4 18 (13.14%) EMC
5 16 (11.68%) Citrix
6 15 (10.95%) Oracle
7 13 (9.49%) NetApp
8 11 (8.03%) Google
9 8 (5.84%) HP
10 7 (5.11%) Sybase
11 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.65%) Dell
12 5 (3.65%) McAfee
12 5 (3.65%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.92%) IBM
14 3 (2.19%) AlienVault
14 3 (2.19%) Brocade
14 3 (2.19%) Mitel
14 3 (2.19%) Rapid7
14 3 (2.19%) Veeam