Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 182 224
Rank change year-on-year +11 +42 -58
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 213 213 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.26% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 8.79% 9.10% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 124 74
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £313 £233 £253
90th Percentile £538 £518 £523
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -38.36% +97.30%
10th Percentile £46.25 £15.15 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £91.50 £55.65
England median hourly rate £16.86 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.56% +21.95% -10.87%

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 2,424 2,340 1,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.30% 13.90% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,524 1,238 1,070
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +3.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £163
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 169 157
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.40 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.03 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.60 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +1.34% +3.23%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 +5 108 £400 -9.09% 3
Thames Valley +9 57 £405 +5.19% 6
Berkshire -20 27 £383 -0.65% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 23 £425 +1.19% 2
Surrey +6 18 £345 +6.15% 12
West Sussex +19 17 £433 +44.17%
Kent +8 10 £434 +77.04% 2
Oxfordshire +21 7 £525 +106.90% 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 161 (75.59%) Windows
2 146 (68.54%) VMware
3 134 (62.91%) Active Directory
4 128 (60.09%) Microsoft
5 111 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 111 (52.11%) Windows Server
6 104 (48.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 83 (38.97%) SCCM
8 81 (38.03%) Office 365
9 66 (30.99%) PowerShell
10 65 (30.52%) DNS
11 62 (29.11%) Citrix
12 54 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 53 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (24.88%) DHCP
14 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
15 46 (21.60%) ITIL
16 45 (21.13%) Cisco
17 43 (20.19%) Firewall
18 40 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (18.78%) Windows 10
19 39 (18.31%) Azure Active Directory
20 38 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
20 38 (17.84%) SAN
20 38 (17.84%) Clustering
21 36 (16.90%) SCOM
21 36 (16.90%) XenDesktop
22 34 (15.96%) Microsoft App-V
23 33 (15.49%) Skype for Business
24 32 (15.02%) Migration

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 33 (15.49%) Skype for Business
2 31 (14.55%) MS Exchange
3 23 (10.80%) IIS
4 19 (8.92%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.88%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.41%) Apache
9 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 104 (48.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (38.03%) Office 365
3 40 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (18.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (12.21%) IaaS
6 20 (9.39%) PaaS
7 10 (4.69%) SaaS
8 6 (2.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 6 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.88%) Datadog
9 4 (1.88%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (30.52%) DNS
2 53 (24.88%) DHCP
3 43 (20.19%) Firewall
4 38 (17.84%) SAN
5 28 (13.15%) NetScaler
6 26 (12.21%) Skype
7 22 (10.33%) VLAN
8 19 (8.92%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (7.98%) WAN
10 16 (7.51%) VPN
11 14 (6.57%) iSCSI
11 14 (6.57%) LAN
12 12 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (4.69%) VoIP
14 8 (3.76%) Wireless
15 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
16 6 (2.82%) SMTP
17 5 (2.35%) Unified Communications
18 4 (1.88%) NAS
18 4 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.76%) JIRA
2 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.94%) Selenium
5 2 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.47%) MSI
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (5.63%) Finance
2 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.41%) Back Office
4 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (12.21%) Consultant
3 25 (11.74%) Architect
4 18 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (6.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Administrator
7 12 (5.63%) Windows Specialist
8 11 (5.16%) Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Designer
9 10 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Solutions Designer
11 8 (3.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) Middleware
2 5 (2.35%) Web Services
3 4 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.94%) Kafka
5 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.84%) Clustering
2 26 (12.21%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.45%) PKI
3 18 (8.45%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.10%) Fat Client
4 13 (6.10%) Private Cloud
4 13 (6.10%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.82%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.35%) Replication
8 3 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.94%) NHS
9 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 161 (75.59%) Windows
2 111 (52.11%) Windows Server
3 53 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (18.78%) Windows 10
5 38 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.21%) Linux
7 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.16%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.94%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.94%) Solaris
11 2 (0.94%) Unix
12 1 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
12 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (21.60%) ITIL
3 32 (15.02%) Migration
4 21 (9.86%) DevOps
5 18 (8.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 17 (7.98%) High Availability
7 16 (7.51%) Change Management
7 16 (7.51%) Server Building
8 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.57%) Presales
9 14 (6.57%) Server Management
10 13 (6.10%) Application Packaging
10 13 (6.10%) Operations Management
10 13 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (6.10%) Project Management
10 13 (6.10%) Technical Leadership
11 11 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.23%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.99%) PowerShell
2 30 (14.08%) SQL
3 3 (1.41%) C
3 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.41%) VBScript
4 2 (0.94%) C#
4 2 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 27 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (9.86%) MCSE
6 19 (8.92%) CCNA
7 18 (8.45%) DV Cleared
8 17 (7.98%) Degree
9 13 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (4.23%) CCNP
11 8 (3.76%) MCITP
12 7 (3.29%) CCENT
13 6 (2.82%) CCA
13 6 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (2.82%) MCSA
14 4 (1.88%) AWS Certification
14 4 (1.88%) ISEB
14 4 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (1.88%) ISTQB
14 4 (1.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.29%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) GDPR
3 5 (2.35%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (62.91%) Active Directory
2 111 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.90%) XenDesktop
4 34 (15.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (13.62%) XenApp
6 28 (13.15%) vSphere
7 25 (11.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 24 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (9.39%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.76%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.29%) Docker
12 5 (2.35%) vCloud
12 5 (2.35%) Xen
13 4 (1.88%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.88%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.94%) LXC
15 2 (0.94%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 83 (38.97%) SCCM
2 36 (16.90%) SCOM
3 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (9.39%) SCVMM
5 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 10 (4.69%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (4.23%) Ansible
9 8 (3.76%) Terraform
10 6 (2.82%) Kubernetes
10 6 (2.82%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.82%) Puppet
11 5 (2.35%) XenMobile
12 4 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.88%) Packer
12 4 (1.88%) PaperCut
12 4 (1.88%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 146 (68.54%) VMware
2 128 (60.09%) Microsoft
3 62 (29.11%) Citrix
4 45 (21.13%) Cisco
5 22 (10.33%) Dell
5 22 (10.33%) HP
6 18 (8.45%) Juniper
7 12 (5.63%) Splunk
8 10 (4.69%) Meraki
9 9 (4.23%) Google
9 9 (4.23%) McAfee
9 9 (4.23%) Oracle
9 9 (4.23%) Veeam
10 8 (3.76%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.82%) Ivanti
11 6 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.35%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (1.88%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.88%) New Relic
13 4 (1.88%) WatchGuard