Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 361 383 407
Rank change year-on-year +22 +24 -102
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 179 267 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 3.66% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 177 183
London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £163 £194 £180
90th Percentile £550 £550 £506
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.40% +51.56% -32.63%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.65 £19.75
% change year-on-year -5.83% -0.53% -28.18%

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 4,987 7,292 5,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.56% 15.53% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,622 5,359 4,221
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £185
90th Percentile £663 £660 £638
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 141 141
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -6.10% +24.24%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.36 £57.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

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 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 2019. 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 +47 46 £325 -18.75% 43
West London -6 7 £188 -37.71% 19
South London +50 6 £175 -56.25% 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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.

1 147 (82.12%) Windows
2 133 (74.30%) VMware
3 105 (58.66%) Windows Server
4 101 (56.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (56.42%) Active Directory
5 91 (50.84%) Microsoft
6 74 (41.34%) Office 365
7 68 (37.99%) PowerShell
8 61 (34.08%) Azure
9 56 (31.28%) Linux
10 55 (30.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 52 (29.05%) Citrix
12 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (22.91%) MS Exchange
14 40 (22.35%) DNS
15 37 (20.67%) SAN
16 36 (20.11%) Cisco
16 36 (20.11%) DHCP
17 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (18.44%) SQL
18 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
19 32 (17.88%) SCCM
20 31 (17.32%) Python
20 31 (17.32%) HP
20 31 (17.32%) Ansible
21 30 (16.76%) AWS
21 30 (16.76%) Firewall
22 29 (16.20%) XenApp
23 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 28 (15.64%) VPN

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 41 (22.91%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
3 21 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.06%) IIS
5 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.47%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.35%) Confluence
8 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) Jetty
10 1 (0.56%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 74 (41.34%) Office 365
2 61 (34.08%) Azure
3 30 (16.76%) AWS
4 16 (8.94%) IaaS
5 14 (7.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (7.26%) PaaS
7 12 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (5.03%) GCP
8 9 (5.03%) GitHub
9 6 (3.35%) SaaS
10 3 (1.68%) G Suite
11 2 (1.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.12%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.12%) Serverless
11 2 (1.12%) Slack
11 2 (1.12%) Trello
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.35%) DNS
2 37 (20.67%) SAN
3 36 (20.11%) DHCP
4 30 (16.76%) Firewall
5 28 (15.64%) VPN
6 19 (10.61%) LAN
6 19 (10.61%) NetScaler
7 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
8 17 (9.50%) WAN
9 15 (8.38%) NAS
10 9 (5.03%) Network Security
10 9 (5.03%) VoIP
11 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.35%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.79%) Wireless
14 4 (2.23%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.85%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.12%) Power BI
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.94%) GitLab
3 10 (5.59%) JIRA
4 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.68%) Hudson
6 3 (1.68%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.68%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Ant
8 1 (0.56%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.56%) Gradle
8 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.56%) MSI
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) WiX
General
1 24 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Law
3 5 (2.79%) Publishing
3 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.68%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.88%) Support Engineer
3 25 (13.97%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) IT Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Consultant
9 8 (4.47%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Architect
10 7 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) IT Support
10 7 (3.91%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.79%) RESTful
2 5 (2.79%) Swagger
3 4 (2.23%) Web Services
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.12%) SAML
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.56%) JRuby
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.17%) Replication
3 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.82%) Clustering
5 12 (6.70%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.35%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.79%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.23%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.68%) CCTV
10 2 (1.12%) Blog
10 2 (1.12%) FMCG
10 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 147 (82.12%) Windows
2 105 (58.66%) Windows Server
3 56 (31.28%) Linux
4 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.85%) Windows 10
7 22 (12.29%) Ubuntu
8 12 (6.70%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.35%) CentOS
11 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.68%) Solaris
11 3 (1.68%) VMS
11 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.12%) AIX
12 2 (1.12%) DC/OS
12 2 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (15.64%) Migration
3 23 (12.85%) Configuration Management
3 23 (12.85%) ITIL
4 17 (9.50%) Server Management
5 16 (8.94%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (6.70%) Data Protection
6 12 (6.70%) DevOps
6 12 (6.70%) Security Hardening
7 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (4.47%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.91%) High Availability
9 7 (3.91%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (3.91%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.35%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.35%) CRM
10 6 (3.35%) Project Management
10 6 (3.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.99%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.44%) SQL
3 31 (17.32%) Python
4 18 (10.06%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.79%) Java
7 4 (2.23%) Perl
8 3 (1.68%) C
8 3 (1.68%) Go
9 2 (1.12%) C#
10 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.73%) MCSE
3 21 (11.73%) SC Cleared
4 19 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (9.50%) DV Cleared
6 15 (8.38%) MCSA
7 12 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.59%) CCA
10 9 (5.03%) Degree
11 8 (4.47%) CCNA
12 6 (3.35%) CCNP
13 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.68%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.68%) MCITP
14 3 (1.68%) MCP
14 3 (1.68%) RHCSA
15 2 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.79%) Government Security Classifications
2 5 (2.79%) NCSC
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (56.42%) Active Directory
1 101 (56.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.20%) XenApp
3 22 (12.29%) XenDesktop
4 21 (11.73%) vSphere
5 20 (11.17%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (10.06%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (8.94%) Docker
8 9 (5.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (4.47%) KVM
10 7 (3.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (2.23%) VMware NSX
11 4 (2.23%) Xen
12 3 (1.68%) NFS
12 3 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.68%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.12%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.12%) Firmware
13 2 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (17.88%) SCCM
2 31 (17.32%) Ansible
3 27 (15.08%) Puppet
4 14 (7.82%) SCOM
5 13 (7.26%) WSUS
6 12 (6.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (6.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (5.59%) vCenter Server
8 8 (4.47%) Salt
9 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Netcool
10 6 (3.35%) Terraform
10 6 (3.35%) XenMobile
11 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
11 5 (2.79%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.79%) NetBackup
12 4 (2.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 133 (74.30%) VMware
2 91 (50.84%) Microsoft
3 52 (29.05%) Citrix
4 36 (20.11%) Cisco
5 31 (17.32%) HP
6 20 (11.17%) Dell
7 18 (10.06%) EMC
8 16 (8.94%) NetApp
9 11 (6.15%) Google
10 9 (5.03%) Oracle
10 9 (5.03%) Veritas
11 8 (4.47%) Splunk
12 7 (3.91%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.35%) IBM
13 6 (3.35%) Sophos
13 6 (3.35%) Symantec
14 5 (2.79%) F5
14 5 (2.79%) Kaseya
15 4 (2.23%) SolarWinds