Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 419 300 385
Rank change year-on-year -119 +85 -20
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 148 59 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 3.11% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 41 130
10th Percentile £284 £240 £163
25th Percentile £375 £300 £264
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £400 £393
Median % change year-on-year +28.13% +1.91% +1.29%
75th Percentile £575 £500 £488
90th Percentile £638 £523 £562
England median daily rate £400 £423 £375
% change year-on-year -5.33% +12.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £12.73 £12.73 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -39.40% -1.18%

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 4,847 1,899 5,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.64% 13.77% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,640 1,366 4,164
10th Percentile £340 £300 £195
25th Percentile £456 £413 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £523 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £486 £463
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.14% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 16 97
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.73 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.00 £14.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.95 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.36% +4.73% +5.26%
75th Percentile £45.89 £25.94 £25.00
90th Percentile £63.50 £41.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.89 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.18% +12.50% -

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 October 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 18 October 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 -56 14 £550 -4.35% 17
West London -8 8 £550 +185.71% 14
South London +7 7 £375 +25.00% 4
East London - 2 £269 - 13
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 118 (79.73%) VMware
2 94 (63.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (55.41%) Active Directory
4 76 (51.35%) Windows
5 62 (41.89%) Cisco
6 61 (41.22%) DNS
7 57 (38.51%) DHCP
8 54 (36.49%) Azure
9 53 (35.81%) Microsoft 365
10 51 (34.46%) SC Cleared
10 51 (34.46%) Security Cleared
10 51 (34.46%) WAN
11 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
12 42 (28.38%) Windows Server
13 36 (24.32%) Network Architecture
13 36 (24.32%) PowerShell
14 35 (23.65%) SD-WAN
15 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (19.59%) SCCM
17 28 (18.92%) Social Skills
18 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 26 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
18 26 (17.57%) Firewall
19 25 (16.89%) Finance
20 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2019
21 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2016
21 22 (14.86%) Linux
22 20 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 19 (12.84%) SQL
23 19 (12.84%) Migration

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 7 (4.73%) Confluence
1 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
1 7 (4.73%) WebSphere
1 7 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.49%) Azure
2 53 (35.81%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (10.14%) AWS
5 10 (6.76%) SaaS
6 8 (5.41%) GCP
6 8 (5.41%) GitHub
7 5 (3.38%) Azure Key Vault
7 5 (3.38%) IaaS
8 3 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.35%) PaaS
9 2 (1.35%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.68%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 61 (41.22%) DNS
2 57 (38.51%) DHCP
3 51 (34.46%) WAN
4 35 (23.65%) SD-WAN
5 26 (17.57%) Firewall
6 17 (11.49%) LAN
7 14 (9.46%) SAN
8 12 (8.11%) VPN
9 11 (7.43%) iSCSI
9 11 (7.43%) NAS
10 9 (6.08%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (4.73%) FCoE
12 7 (4.73%) Multicast
13 5 (3.38%) Internet
13 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.70%) VLAN
14 4 (2.70%) Wireless
15 2 (1.35%) BIG-IP
15 2 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.35%) HBase
3 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) Ingres
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 8 (5.41%) JIRA
1 8 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.68%) Gradle
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (18.92%) Social Skills
2 25 (16.89%) Finance
3 7 (4.73%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.38%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Architect
2 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (16.22%) Technical Architect
4 18 (12.16%) Consultant
5 16 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Security Consultant
8 12 (8.11%) Security Technical Consultant
8 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (8.11%) Technical Security Consultant
9 11 (7.43%) Security Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.73%) Project Engineer
12 7 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (4.05%) SCCM Engineer
14 5 (3.38%) Analyst
14 5 (3.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) Middleware
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.03%) YAML
3 2 (1.35%) ARM Templates
3 2 (1.35%) HTML
3 2 (1.35%) LDAP
3 2 (1.35%) XML
3 2 (1.35%) XSLT
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) JMS
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.38%) Clustering
3 4 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.68%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.35%) Windows
2 42 (28.38%) Windows Server
3 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2019
5 22 (14.86%) Linux
5 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (10.14%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.73%) Solaris
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.70%) Unix
10 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) Network Architecture
2 26 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (12.84%) Migration
4 15 (10.14%) Change Control
5 13 (8.78%) Information Security
5 13 (8.78%) ITIL
5 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.43%) DevOps
6 11 (7.43%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (6.76%) ITSM
7 10 (6.76%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.41%) Analytics
8 8 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.41%) Cost Optimisation
8 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.05%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.84%) SQL
3 12 (8.11%) Java
4 7 (4.73%) Python
5 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (34.46%) SC Cleared
1 51 (34.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (8.78%) CISSP
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.70%) MCITP
4 4 (2.70%) MCSA
5 3 (2.03%) MCSE
5 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.78%) NCSC
3 4 (2.70%) SLA
4 3 (2.03%) NIST
System Software
1 94 (63.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (55.41%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.11%) KVM
4 10 (6.76%) Xen
5 9 (6.08%) NFS
6 8 (5.41%) vSphere
7 7 (4.73%) SRDF
7 7 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (2.70%) vCloud
8 4 (2.70%) XenApp
9 3 (2.03%) Docker
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (19.59%) SCCM
2 15 (10.14%) Ansible
2 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (10.14%) Terraform
3 12 (8.11%) Puppet
4 7 (4.73%) SCOM
5 5 (3.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.38%) vRealize
6 3 (2.03%) Nessus
6 3 (2.03%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (2.03%) WSUS
7 2 (1.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) SCSM
7 2 (1.35%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 118 (79.73%) VMware
2 62 (41.89%) Cisco
3 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.14%) EMC
5 14 (9.46%) Citrix
6 10 (6.76%) Google
6 10 (6.76%) NetApp
6 10 (6.76%) Oracle
7 8 (5.41%) HP
8 7 (4.73%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.38%) Dell
10 4 (2.70%) Apple
10 4 (2.70%) Brocade
10 4 (2.70%) F5
10 4 (2.70%) Splunk
11 3 (2.03%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.03%) Meraki
11 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.03%) Symantec