Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 251 185
Rank change year-on-year +78 -66 -32
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 240 112 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 0.69% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 10.03% 5.53% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 67 127
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -10.00%
10th Percentile £163 £237 £250
90th Percentile £541 £515 £478
England median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +191.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.30 £14.60
90th Percentile £34.75 £118.26 £46.99
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% -29.63% +22.73%

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 2,394 2,026 2,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.07% 12.51% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,313 1,164 1,507
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £180
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 179 193
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.48 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.43 £44.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Hampshire +67 115 £475 +18.75% 7
Thames Valley +17 74 £380 -1.94% 31
Berkshire +19 43 £375 - 20
Surrey -6 28 £275 -15.38% 15
Buckinghamshire +6 20 £380 -20.67% 3
East Sussex - 12 - - 3
Oxfordshire +2 11 £375 +7.14% 8
West Sussex -2 6 £300 +5.26% 5
Kent +14 1 £245 -38.75% 9
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 178 (74.17%) Windows
2 155 (64.58%) VMware
3 131 (54.58%) Microsoft
4 119 (49.58%) Active Directory
4 119 (49.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 118 (49.17%) Windows Server
6 100 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 91 (37.92%) Citrix
8 89 (37.08%) SQL
9 83 (34.58%) Office 365
10 82 (34.17%) SCCM
11 79 (32.92%) PowerShell
12 58 (24.17%) Security Cleared
13 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 56 (23.33%) Firewall
15 53 (22.08%) Linux
16 50 (20.83%) SQL Server
17 49 (20.42%) ITIL
18 45 (18.75%) XenApp
19 43 (17.92%) XenDesktop
19 43 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (17.92%) DNS
20 42 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
21 39 (16.25%) Migration
22 38 (15.83%) Oracle
23 37 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
24 36 (15.00%) SC Cleared
24 36 (15.00%) Windows 10
24 36 (15.00%) SAN
25 35 (14.58%) Cisco

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 26 (10.83%) MS Exchange
1 26 (10.83%) Skype for Business
2 21 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.08%) IIS
4 13 (5.42%) OpenStack
5 12 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.25%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (34.58%) Office 365
3 24 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 24 (10.00%) PaaS
4 23 (9.58%) IaaS
5 19 (7.92%) SaaS
6 16 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (3.33%) Yammer
9 7 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (1.25%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.42%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.33%) Firewall
2 43 (17.92%) DNS
3 36 (15.00%) SAN
4 27 (11.25%) DHCP
5 24 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 22 (9.17%) VLAN
7 20 (8.33%) VPN
7 20 (8.33%) WAN
8 18 (7.50%) LAN
9 17 (7.08%) Skype
10 12 (5.00%) Network Security
11 10 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.92%) VoIP
14 6 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (2.08%) Wireless
16 3 (1.25%) IPsec
16 3 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (5.00%) Big Data
3 12 (5.00%) HBase
3 12 (5.00%) icCube
3 12 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.92%) Power BI
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.50%) MySQL
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.25%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.25%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.67%) JMeter
3 4 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.67%) Subversion
4 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.83%) Hudson
4 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.83%) SilkTest
4 2 (0.83%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.42%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (27.08%) Architect
2 40 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (6.67%) Analyst
6 16 (6.67%) Consultant
7 15 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Server Engineer
9 12 (5.00%) Azure Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
10 11 (4.58%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.42%) Middleware
2 13 (5.42%) JSON
3 12 (5.00%) Kafka
4 10 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) COM
6 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.42%) WAP
6 1 (0.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.00%) Clustering
3 15 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.17%) PKI
4 10 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.50%) CMDB
6 5 (2.08%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.25%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 178 (74.17%) Windows
2 118 (49.17%) Windows Server
3 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (22.08%) Linux
5 43 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 24 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.58%) Unix
9 22 (9.17%) AIX
10 20 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (7.92%) Windows 7
12 13 (5.42%) VMS
12 13 (5.42%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.08%) Solaris
14 4 (1.67%) CentOS
14 4 (1.67%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.25%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.83%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.42%) ITIL
2 39 (16.25%) Migration
3 27 (11.25%) Network Design
4 20 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (8.33%) Change Management
5 17 (7.08%) Analytics
5 17 (7.08%) High Availability
6 15 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 15 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 14 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (5.83%) TOGAF
8 13 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.42%) ETL
8 13 (5.42%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (5.00%) Service Management
9 12 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
10 11 (4.58%) DevOps
11 10 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.08%) SQL
2 79 (32.92%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.08%) C#
4 16 (6.67%) Python
5 15 (6.25%) C
6 12 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.17%) Go
7 10 (4.17%) Java
7 10 (4.17%) VB
7 10 (4.17%) VBScript
8 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 29 (12.08%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.00%) Degree
6 9 (3.75%) MCSE
7 8 (3.33%) CCA
7 8 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.50%) MCP
8 6 (2.50%) MCSA
9 5 (2.08%) CCNP
9 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.67%) CCNA
10 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) SLA
2 11 (4.58%) GCP
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 119 (49.58%) Active Directory
1 119 (49.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (18.75%) XenApp
3 43 (17.92%) XenDesktop
4 42 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (12.08%) XenServer
7 21 (8.75%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (6.25%) vSphere
9 12 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (4.17%) Apache Flume
11 9 (3.75%) DFS Replication
11 9 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.50%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.50%) VirtualBox
13 5 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.67%) Docker
14 4 (1.67%) KVM
14 4 (1.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 82 (34.17%) SCCM
2 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (8.33%) SCOM
4 15 (6.25%) WSUS
5 12 (5.00%) Data Guard
6 11 (4.58%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (2.92%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.08%) OVSD
10 5 (2.08%) Perfmon
10 5 (2.08%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.67%) Malwarebytes
11 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.67%) Puppet
11 4 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (64.58%) VMware
2 131 (54.58%) Microsoft
3 91 (37.92%) Citrix
4 38 (15.83%) Oracle
5 35 (14.58%) Cisco
6 29 (12.08%) HP
7 19 (7.92%) EMC
8 18 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.08%) IBM
9 17 (7.08%) NetApp
10 14 (5.83%) McAfee
11 13 (5.42%) Dell
12 12 (5.00%) 3PAR
12 12 (5.00%) Google
12 12 (5.00%) Remedy
12 12 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 12 (5.00%) Vertica
13 9 (3.75%) Veeam
14 8 (3.33%) Ivanti
15 7 (2.92%) Symantec