Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 173 190
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +38
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 86 212 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.43% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.08% 8.75% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 143 122
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £189 £313 £232
90th Percentile £535 £538 £519
England median daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.47% +111.11% -38.36%
10th Percentile £14.14 £46.25 £15.15
90th Percentile £21.90 £48.75 £91.50
England median hourly rate £22.39 £16.86 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.81% -32.56% +23.46%

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 1,064 2,423 2,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.42% 16.29% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 1,523 1,230
Median daily rate £425 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +5.26% +3.31%
10th Percentile £145 £185 £175
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 152 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.92 £10.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £44.03
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.60 £16.19
% change year-on-year +11.45% +2.53% +1.19%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +4 43 £414 +3.50% 2
Surrey +64 21 £225 -34.07% 3
Thames Valley +22 19 £350 -13.58% 15
Berkshire +38 9 £338 -11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £400 -5.88%
Kent +19 3 £388 -10.66% 2
Oxfordshire +25 1 £200 -61.90% 10
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 67 (77.91%) VMware
3 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
4 49 (56.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (56.98%) Windows Server
5 41 (47.67%) Azure
6 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 29 (33.72%) PowerShell
8 24 (27.91%) Clustering
8 24 (27.91%) ITIL
9 23 (26.74%) Office 365
10 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (25.58%) DNS
11 21 (24.42%) Citrix
11 21 (24.42%) SCCM
11 21 (24.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2016
13 19 (22.09%) AWS
13 19 (22.09%) DHCP
14 18 (20.93%) Cisco
14 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
15 17 (19.77%) WAN
15 17 (19.77%) Linux
15 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (18.60%) Firewall
16 16 (18.60%) XenApp
17 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
17 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.44%) VMware ESXi

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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.98%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (47.67%) Azure
2 23 (26.74%) Office 365
3 19 (22.09%) AWS
4 11 (12.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.98%) IaaS
6 4 (4.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (4.65%) SaaS
7 3 (3.49%) PaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.16%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) DNS
2 19 (22.09%) DHCP
3 17 (19.77%) WAN
4 16 (18.60%) Firewall
5 13 (15.12%) SAN
5 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
6 10 (11.63%) Skype
7 9 (10.47%) LAN
8 7 (8.14%) SMTP
8 7 (8.14%) SNMP
8 7 (8.14%) VLAN
9 6 (6.98%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.81%) SSL
10 5 (5.81%) VoIP
11 4 (4.65%) IPsec
11 4 (4.65%) Wireless
12 2 (2.33%) ICMP
12 2 (2.33%) Internet
12 2 (2.33%) MPLS
12 2 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.16%) PolyBase
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.49%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.98%) IT Support
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) LDAP
2 4 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.16%) ADSI
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Clustering
2 14 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.81%) PKI
5 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.65%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.33%) Biotechnology
8 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.33%) NHS
8 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (19.77%) Linux
6 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
9 7 (8.14%) AIX
10 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.33%) Solaris
13 1 (1.16%) CentOS
13 1 (1.16%) HPUX
13 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (16.28%) High Availability
4 13 (15.12%) Migration
5 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
6 8 (9.30%) DevOps
7 7 (8.14%) Change Management
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.98%) Network Design
9 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Web Filtering
10 4 (4.65%) Change Control
10 4 (4.65%) Information Security
10 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) Python
4 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.65%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) Korn
6 3 (3.49%) VBScript
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.30%) MCSA
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.98%) CCNA
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
7 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.65%) MCP
7 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.49%) CCNP
8 3 (3.49%) Degree
9 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.16%) CCIP
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.16%) ISEB
10 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 49 (56.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.60%) XenApp
4 15 (17.44%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.14%) vSphere
5 7 (8.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (5.81%) DFS Replication
8 4 (4.65%) KVM
8 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.49%) NFS
9 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
9 3 (3.49%) UAG
9 3 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.33%) Docker
10 2 (2.33%) Samba
10 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) SCCM
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (10.47%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (8.14%) SCOM
5 7 (8.14%) WSUS
6 5 (5.81%) Tivoli
6 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Ansible
7 4 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (4.65%) PowerCLI
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (4.65%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.49%) Grafana
8 3 (3.49%) Graylog
8 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.49%) SafeCom
8 3 (3.49%) Salt
8 3 (3.49%) SCVMM
8 3 (3.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (77.91%) VMware
2 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.42%) Citrix
4 18 (20.93%) Cisco
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle
6 7 (8.14%) IBM
6 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.98%) Remedy
8 5 (5.81%) Veeam
8 5 (5.81%) Veritas
9 4 (4.65%) Apple
9 4 (4.65%) Aspera
9 4 (4.65%) Avaya
9 4 (4.65%) Computacenter
9 4 (4.65%) CyberArk
9 4 (4.65%) HP
9 4 (4.65%) McAfee
9 4 (4.65%) Signiant
9 4 (4.65%) Symantec