Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 309 376
Rank change year-on-year -80 +67 -46
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 257 345 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.43% 6.25% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 242 195
London median daily rate £363 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £230
90th Percentile £507 £575 £625
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +31.94% +6.01%
10th Percentile £13.37 £15.10 £13.86
90th Percentile £18.84 £28.75 £83.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -28.57% +20.43% +3.33%

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 5807 5521 4478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.33% 12.22% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3806 3027
London median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 145 210
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.10 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.30 £50.00 £34.30
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in London

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in London.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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 +17 64 £363 -21.20% 20
North London -11 6 £500 +122.22% 1
South London -33 5 £100 -78.95% 4
East London -9 1 £213 -43.33% 6
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 206 (80.16%) Windows
2 182 (70.82%) VMware
3 152 (59.14%) Windows Server
4 121 (47.08%) Active Directory
5 117 (45.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 111 (43.19%) Cisco
7 109 (42.41%) Microsoft
8 85 (33.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 76 (29.57%) PowerShell
10 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 73 (28.40%) Office 365
11 73 (28.40%) Linux
12 71 (27.63%) SAN
13 60 (23.35%) Firewall
14 59 (22.96%) DNS
15 55 (21.40%) HP
15 55 (21.40%) Migration
16 53 (20.62%) DHCP
17 52 (20.23%) ITIL
18 50 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
19 46 (17.90%) MS Exchange
20 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
20 45 (17.51%) Citrix
21 44 (17.12%) Data Centre
22 43 (16.73%) CentOS
22 43 (16.73%) SCCM
22 43 (16.73%) VMware ESXi
23 42 (16.34%) Finance
24 40 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
25 39 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification

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 46 (17.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.34%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (9.34%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.56%) Skype for Business
4 19 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (5.45%) IIS
7 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.56%) Confluence
8 4 (1.56%) Drupal
8 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.56%) WordPress
9 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (28.40%) Office 365
3 50 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.00%) IaaS
5 9 (3.50%) Mimecast
5 9 (3.50%) PaaS
6 4 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.17%) G Suite
7 3 (1.17%) SaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Slack
7 3 (1.17%) Trello
8 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.63%) SAN
2 60 (23.35%) Firewall
3 59 (22.96%) DNS
4 53 (20.62%) DHCP
5 32 (12.45%) VPN
6 30 (11.67%) LAN
7 29 (11.28%) WAN
8 27 (10.51%) TCP/IP
9 23 (8.95%) NAS
10 20 (7.78%) VoIP
11 17 (6.61%) Skype
12 14 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.89%) Internet
14 10 (3.89%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.50%) MPLS
15 9 (3.50%) SMTP
16 8 (3.11%) NetScaler
16 8 (3.11%) Network Security
17 7 (2.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.95%) Big Data
4 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.56%) EDRMS
5 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) JIRA
1 4 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.17%) git-flow
2 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.17%) Maven
2 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 42 (16.34%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Banking
3 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.11%) Retail
5 6 (2.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.56%) Front Office
7 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (10.51%) Architect
2 27 (10.51%) Windows Engineer
3 22 (8.56%) Consultant
4 21 (8.17%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.78%) Analyst
6 19 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.00%) Administrator
8 16 (6.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) .NET
2 7 (2.72%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.17%) Middleware
3 3 (1.17%) pytest
4 2 (0.78%) Sensu
4 2 (0.78%) WAP
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) JSON
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.84%) Clustering
3 28 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.95%) Replication
5 16 (6.23%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.06%) PKI
6 13 (5.06%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Licensing
7 6 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.56%) BYOD
9 4 (1.56%) Fintech
9 4 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.17%) CMDB
10 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) Derivative
11 2 (0.78%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 206 (80.16%) Windows
2 152 (59.14%) Windows Server
3 85 (33.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (28.40%) Linux
5 43 (16.73%) CentOS
6 40 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (10.51%) Unix
10 16 (6.23%) Windows 10
10 16 (6.23%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.50%) Solaris
12 6 (2.33%) VMS
12 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.95%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.56%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.17%) Android
15 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.40%) Migration
2 52 (20.23%) ITIL
3 34 (13.23%) Open Source
4 28 (10.89%) DevOps
5 25 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (8.95%) Project Management
7 22 (8.56%) Incident Management
8 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
9 18 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.23%) Patch Management
12 15 (5.84%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.84%) Information Security
13 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
14 13 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (5.06%) Problem Management
15 12 (4.67%) Server Virtualisation
15 12 (4.67%) Virtual Environments
15 12 (4.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.57%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.18%) SQL
3 28 (10.89%) Bash Shell
4 16 (6.23%) Python
5 11 (4.28%) Perl
6 5 (1.95%) Korn
6 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.56%) C
8 3 (1.17%) C#
8 3 (1.17%) Groovy
8 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) Java
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.51%) MCSE
3 19 (7.39%) Degree
3 19 (7.39%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.23%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (5.84%) MCSA
7 13 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.67%) CCNA
8 12 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (3.89%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.11%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.11%) MCP
11 7 (2.72%) CCNP
11 7 (2.72%) MCITP
12 6 (2.33%) CISSP
13 4 (1.56%) CCSE
13 4 (1.56%) CISA
13 4 (1.56%) CISMP
14 3 (1.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) GDPR
2 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.78%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (47.08%) Active Directory
2 117 (45.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (16.73%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (8.95%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (8.56%) XenApp
6 20 (7.78%) vSphere
7 11 (4.28%) Samba
8 9 (3.50%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.50%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.72%) XenServer
10 6 (2.33%) BitLocker
10 6 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.33%) NFS
10 6 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.56%) vCloud
12 3 (1.17%) Docker
12 3 (1.17%) KVM
12 3 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.78%) IAG
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (16.73%) SCCM
2 25 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.95%) WMI
4 19 (7.39%) SCOM
5 15 (5.84%) Puppet
6 13 (5.06%) Backup Exec
6 13 (5.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (4.67%) Ansible
8 11 (4.28%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (3.50%) Nagios
10 9 (3.50%) Salt
11 8 (3.11%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.95%) vRealize
13 4 (1.56%) vCenter Server
14 3 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (1.17%) Kubernetes
14 3 (1.17%) SmoothWall
14 3 (1.17%) vMotion
14 3 (1.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (70.82%) VMware
2 111 (43.19%) Cisco
3 109 (42.41%) Microsoft
4 55 (21.40%) HP
5 45 (17.51%) Citrix
6 37 (14.40%) SolarWinds
7 33 (12.84%) NetApp
7 33 (12.84%) Splunk
8 27 (10.51%) Juniper
9 25 (9.73%) Veeam
10 22 (8.56%) Red Hat
11 20 (7.78%) CheckPoint
12 16 (6.23%) Sophos
13 15 (5.84%) IBM
13 15 (5.84%) Mitel
14 13 (5.06%) Dell
15 12 (4.67%) 3PAR
16 11 (4.28%) Fortinet
17 10 (3.89%) EMC
18 8 (3.11%) AppSense