Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 217 178
Rank change year-on-year +19 -39 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 193 171 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.02% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 7.88% 7.92% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 151
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £147 £238 £231
90th Percentile £485 £489 £523
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £43.28 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.41% +179.23% -31.11%
10th Percentile £11.20 £16.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £131.60 £55.65 £30.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -28.57% +23.08% +1.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2450 2158 2278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.54% 12.86% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1276 1241
South East median daily rate £392 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £144 £180 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 187 260
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.28 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.10
England median hourly rate £16.57 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -1.56% +6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley -15 94 £375 -6.25% 17
Hampshire +48 68 £395 +26.40% 14
Oxfordshire +4 43 £375 -6.25% 6
Berkshire -3 28 £345 -1.43% 8
Buckinghamshire -18 24 £373 +14.62% 3
West Sussex +8 15 £275 -10.57% 3
East Sussex +6 7 £400 +6.67% 1
Surrey -41 6 £313 -8.09% 6
Middlesex +8 1 £213 -46.88%
Sussex -3 1 - -
Kent -13 1 £200 - 2
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 187 (96.89%) Windows
2 149 (77.20%) VMware
3 129 (66.84%) Microsoft
4 123 (63.73%) Active Directory
5 106 (54.92%) Windows Server
6 88 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (35.75%) Office 365
9 68 (35.23%) PowerShell
10 64 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 60 (31.09%) Citrix
12 51 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
13 49 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 47 (24.35%) SCCM
15 44 (22.80%) TOGAF
16 43 (22.28%) Skype for Business
16 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (21.76%) ITIL
18 41 (21.24%) Firewall
18 41 (21.24%) XenServer
19 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
20 39 (20.21%) HP
20 39 (20.21%) DNS
20 39 (20.21%) Change Management
21 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (19.17%) MS Exchange
21 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
22 36 (18.65%) Linux
22 36 (18.65%) DHCP
23 33 (17.10%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 43 (22.28%) Skype for Business
2 37 (19.17%) MS Exchange
3 28 (14.51%) SharePoint
4 23 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (10.88%) IIS
7 7 (3.63%) Confluence
7 7 (3.63%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.11%) Apache
9 4 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.55%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Primavera
3 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 69 (35.75%) Office 365
2 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (15.54%) IaaS
4 28 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (11.40%) PaaS
6 12 (6.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.63%) Slack
7 7 (3.63%) Trello
8 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.55%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.04%) SaaS
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.24%) Firewall
2 39 (20.21%) DNS
3 36 (18.65%) DHCP
4 33 (17.10%) NetScaler
5 27 (13.99%) SAN
6 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.77%) VoIP
7 14 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (6.22%) LDAP
8 12 (6.22%) WAN
9 11 (5.70%) LAN
9 11 (5.70%) VPN
10 9 (4.66%) Kerberos
11 8 (4.15%) IP Telephony
12 7 (3.63%) VLAN
13 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.59%) BIG-IP
14 5 (2.59%) NAS
14 5 (2.59%) Network Security
14 5 (2.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.63%) git-flow
2 7 (3.63%) JIRA
2 7 (3.63%) Maven
2 7 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (3.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (5.70%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (17.10%) Architect
2 27 (13.99%) Designer
2 27 (13.99%) Solutions Designer
3 25 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) Technical Architect
5 15 (7.77%) Analyst
6 14 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (7.25%) Consultant
7 13 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.66%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Citrix Designer
11 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) SCCM Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) Web Services
2 7 (3.63%) .NET
2 7 (3.63%) pytest
3 3 (1.55%) JSON
3 3 (1.55%) WAP
4 2 (1.04%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Clustering
2 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.22%) Replication
5 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.07%) PKI
7 4 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.07%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 187 (96.89%) Windows
2 106 (54.92%) Windows Server
3 78 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (18.65%) Linux
7 24 (12.44%) Windows 10
8 22 (11.40%) Windows 7
9 12 (6.22%) Unix
10 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.59%) Solaris
12 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.04%) CentOS
13 2 (1.04%) SUSE
14 1 (0.52%) Android
14 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.80%) TOGAF
2 42 (21.76%) ITIL
3 39 (20.21%) Change Management
4 26 (13.47%) Migration
5 24 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (11.40%) Incident Management
6 22 (11.40%) Problem Management
7 19 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.77%) DevOps
9 14 (7.25%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (6.74%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.74%) Project Management
10 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.22%) High Availability
11 12 (6.22%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.70%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.18%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (4.66%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.23%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.84%) SQL
3 12 (6.22%) Python
4 11 (5.70%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.63%) Groovy
6 3 (1.55%) Java
7 2 (1.04%) C-shell
7 2 (1.04%) Korn
7 2 (1.04%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (17.10%) MCSE
3 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
4 22 (11.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.18%) CCNA
5 10 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.15%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.63%) Degree
7 7 (3.63%) MCP
8 5 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.59%) MCITP
9 4 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.55%) MCSA
11 2 (1.04%) RHCE
12 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.52%) CCSP
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.40%) SLA
2 11 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.55%) PMO
4 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 123 (63.73%) Active Directory
2 88 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (21.24%) XenServer
5 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
6 17 (8.81%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (7.77%) vSphere
8 14 (7.25%) XenApp
9 9 (4.66%) Docker
9 9 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (4.66%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.04%) iptables
10 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.04%) Openswan
10 2 (1.04%) vCloud
10 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.52%) pfSense
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (24.35%) SCCM
2 26 (13.47%) SCOM
3 15 (7.77%) NetBackup
4 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (5.18%) Ansible
5 10 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.66%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (4.66%) Puppet
7 7 (3.63%) Salt
7 7 (3.63%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.55%) vRealize
10 2 (1.04%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.04%) OpenView
10 2 (1.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 149 (77.20%) VMware
2 129 (66.84%) Microsoft
3 60 (31.09%) Citrix
4 39 (20.21%) HP
5 28 (14.51%) Cisco
6 25 (12.95%) NetApp
7 10 (5.18%) McAfee
8 9 (4.66%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.15%) Avaya
10 7 (3.63%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.63%) Symantec
11 6 (3.11%) Dell
12 5 (2.59%) F5
12 5 (2.59%) Lotus
12 5 (2.59%) Oracle
12 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.59%) Sun
13 4 (2.07%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.07%) Veeam
14 3 (1.55%) Draytek