Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 188 200
Rank change year-on-year +46 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 228 219 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.67% 1.34% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.41% 8.92% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 134 133
South East median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +0.73% +2.74%
10th Percentile £213 £169 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £384 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £21.75 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.11% -60.92% +28.58%
10th Percentile £15.23 £17.63 £18.73
90th Percentile £128.25 £42.25 £139.13
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% +11.25% -28.57%

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 2,191 2,454 2,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.00% 15.04% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 1,418 1,429
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +6.53%
10th Percentile £170 £189 £148
90th Percentile £601 £575 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 181 168
South East median hourly rate £17.41 £16.10 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.00% +15.42%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.50 £10.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.48% +8.06%

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 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
Hampshire +5 91 £434 -2.37% 35
Thames Valley +24 78 £400 +6.67% 40
Berkshire -4 42 £400 +14.29% 16
Surrey +42 29 £375 +114.29% 29
Buckinghamshire +18 27 £400 +6.31% 9
West Sussex +21 15 £330 +13.79% 12
Oxfordshire +31 9 £158 -52.27% 15
Kent +16 8 £400 +30.61% 14
East Sussex -1 5 £900 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 165 (72.37%) Windows
2 163 (71.49%) VMware
3 116 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (49.56%) Microsoft
5 100 (43.86%) Windows Server
6 93 (40.79%) Office 365
7 92 (40.35%) Active Directory
8 79 (34.65%) Azure
9 66 (28.95%) Security Cleared
10 65 (28.51%) Cisco
11 60 (26.32%) Citrix
12 57 (25.00%) Firewall
12 57 (25.00%) SCCM
12 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
14 45 (19.74%) PowerShell
14 45 (19.74%) SC Cleared
15 44 (19.30%) MS Exchange
16 42 (18.42%) DNS
17 41 (17.98%) SQL
17 41 (17.98%) ITIL
17 41 (17.98%) Migration
18 37 (16.23%) DHCP
19 36 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (15.79%) IaaS
19 36 (15.79%) Windows 10
19 36 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 31 (13.60%) PaaS
21 30 (13.16%) vSphere
21 30 (13.16%) AWS

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 44 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 30 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 26 (11.40%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.46%) IIS
7 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 93 (40.79%) Office 365
2 79 (34.65%) Azure
3 36 (15.79%) IaaS
4 31 (13.60%) PaaS
5 30 (13.16%) AWS
6 16 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (4.82%) SaaS
8 5 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.32%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.00%) Firewall
2 42 (18.42%) DNS
3 37 (16.23%) DHCP
4 22 (9.65%) NetScaler
4 22 (9.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (9.65%) WAN
5 21 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (9.21%) LAN
5 21 (9.21%) SAN
6 19 (8.33%) Skype
7 17 (7.46%) SMTP
7 17 (7.46%) VLAN
8 12 (5.26%) NaaS
9 11 (4.82%) Wireless
10 8 (3.51%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.07%) VPN
12 6 (2.63%) VoIP
13 5 (2.19%) Internet
14 3 (1.32%) MPLS
14 3 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) InstallShield
1 13 (5.70%) MSI
2 12 (5.26%) AdminStudio
3 10 (4.39%) JIRA
4 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.44%) JMeter
8 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (7.02%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Law
2 12 (5.26%) Legal
3 11 (4.82%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (16.67%) Architect
2 34 (14.91%) Analyst
3 31 (13.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.21%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.89%) Consultant
7 17 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (6.58%) Applications Architect
9 15 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (6.14%) Designer
11 13 (5.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (5.26%) Applications Packager
12 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
12 12 (5.26%) IT Support
13 11 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 11 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
14 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (4.39%) Windows Engineer
15 9 (3.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) XML
2 17 (7.46%) JDBC
2 17 (7.46%) ODBC
3 7 (3.07%) .NET
4 5 (2.19%) JSON
5 4 (1.75%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.32%) HTML
6 3 (1.32%) Node.js
7 2 (0.88%) LDAP
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.88%) Web Services
8 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.44%) RESTful
8 1 (0.44%) SOAP
8 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.44%) Spring
8 1 (0.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.96%) Clustering
3 20 (8.77%) Public Cloud
4 17 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.07%) NHS
6 6 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.63%) Replication
7 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.32%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.88%) PMI
11 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 165 (72.37%) Windows
2 100 (43.86%) Windows Server
3 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 36 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (11.84%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.40%) Windows 8
7 21 (9.21%) Linux
7 21 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.63%) Unix
10 3 (1.32%) VMS
11 2 (0.88%) AIX
12 1 (0.44%) CentOS
12 1 (0.44%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.98%) ITIL
1 41 (17.98%) Migration
2 36 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (8.77%) Change Management
4 18 (7.89%) Security Management
5 15 (6.58%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.58%) Server Management
6 14 (6.14%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (6.14%) Information Security
6 14 (6.14%) Server Building
7 13 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.70%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.70%) Patch Management
7 13 (5.70%) Server Virtualisation
8 12 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
8 12 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.26%) Information Security Management
8 12 (5.26%) ISMS
8 12 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.74%) PowerShell
2 41 (17.98%) SQL
3 17 (7.46%) Java
4 10 (4.39%) C#
5 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.75%) C
5 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.32%) Go
6 3 (1.32%) Python
6 3 (1.32%) Ruby
6 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.32%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 45 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (10.09%) CCNA
6 18 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 14 (6.14%) MCITP
7 14 (6.14%) MCSA
8 12 (5.26%) MCSE
9 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.51%) Degree
10 8 (3.51%) ISEB
10 8 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (3.51%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.19%) CCNP
12 4 (1.75%) CCA
12 4 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.75%) MCTS
12 4 (1.75%) VCAP
12 4 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.70%) QA
2 11 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.63%) GDPR
4 5 (2.19%) SLA
5 3 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.32%) NCSC
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (40.35%) Active Directory
3 30 (13.16%) vSphere
4 18 (7.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 18 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.46%) XenDesktop
6 16 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
6 16 (7.02%) XenApp
7 8 (3.51%) VMware NSX
8 7 (3.07%) vCloud
9 4 (1.75%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.75%) Docker
9 4 (1.75%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.32%) LXC
11 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.88%) Samba
11 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (25.00%) SCCM
2 28 (12.28%) SCOM
3 20 (8.77%) SCVMM
4 16 (7.02%) WSUS
5 10 (4.39%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.07%) Ansible
7 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (2.63%) Terraform
8 5 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.19%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.75%) Nessus
9 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.75%) Puppet
10 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.32%) ThinApp
11 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 163 (71.49%) VMware
2 113 (49.56%) Microsoft
3 65 (28.51%) Cisco
4 60 (26.32%) Citrix
5 24 (10.53%) HP
6 21 (9.21%) Oracle
7 17 (7.46%) Meraki
8 14 (6.14%) Ivanti
9 12 (5.26%) Adobe
9 12 (5.26%) Dell
9 12 (5.26%) F5
9 12 (5.26%) Sony
9 12 (5.26%) Splunk
10 8 (3.51%) 3PAR
10 8 (3.51%) Juniper
11 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.07%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.75%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.75%) Qualys
12 4 (1.75%) Symantec