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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 164 155
Rank change year-on-year -29 -9  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 57 108 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 1.20% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 5.93% 9.11% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 62
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +237.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +102.12% +10.58%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 961 1185 1267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.37% 13.13% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 705 639
Median daily rate £400 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +8.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 110 152
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £450 +5.26% 1
Hampshire -4 13 £400 - 11
Berkshire -16 8 £375 - 17
Surrey +1 7 £369 +6.88% 6
West Sussex +15 5 £285 -28.75% 3
Oxfordshire -15 5 £375 +3.44% 9
Kent +1 1 £400 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 105 (82.68%) Windows
2 93 (73.23%) VMware
3 80 (62.99%) Active Directory
4 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
5 69 (54.33%) Windows Server
6 62 (48.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (48.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (37.01%) Citrix
9 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (33.07%) Security Cleared
11 41 (32.28%) PowerShell
12 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
13 33 (25.98%) ITIL
14 31 (24.41%) SQL
14 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (22.83%) Linux
17 28 (22.05%) Firewall
18 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
19 26 (20.47%) SCCM
19 26 (20.47%) Office 365
20 25 (19.69%) HP
20 25 (19.69%) Cisco
21 24 (18.90%) DNS
21 24 (18.90%) Change Management
21 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (18.90%) Skype for Business
21 24 (18.90%) Virtual Environments
22 23 (18.11%) VMware ESXi
23 22 (17.32%) XenDesktop

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 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.90%) Skype for Business
3 16 (12.60%) IIS
4 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.15%) Apache
8 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Primavera
1 1 (0.79%) Sage CRM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.47%) Office 365
3 11 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.66%) IaaS
4 10 (7.87%) PaaS
5 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.15%) SaaS
7 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.36%) Mailgun
8 2 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) Firewall
2 24 (18.90%) DNS
3 18 (14.17%) DHCP
4 15 (11.81%) NetScaler
5 12 (9.45%) SAN
5 12 (9.45%) WAN
6 11 (8.66%) LAN
6 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.09%) Unified Communications
8 8 (6.30%) BIG-IP
8 8 (6.30%) VPN
9 5 (3.94%) VLAN
10 4 (3.15%) IPv4
10 4 (3.15%) NAS
10 4 (3.15%) Wireless
11 3 (2.36%) IPv6
11 3 (2.36%) MPLS
11 3 (2.36%) Network Security
12 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MSI
1 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.17%) 3rd Line Support
1 18 (14.17%) Architect
2 17 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Analyst
4 13 (10.24%) Designer
4 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (9.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (6.30%) Consultant
7 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Wintel Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) .NET
1 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.36%) Classic ASP
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.81%) Replication
3 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.72%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (82.68%) Windows
2 69 (54.33%) Windows Server
3 61 (48.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (22.83%) Linux
6 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (11.02%) Unix
8 10 (7.87%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.94%) Solaris
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.36%) CentOS
12 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.79%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) SUSE
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) ITIL
2 24 (18.90%) Change Management
2 24 (18.90%) Virtual Environments
3 17 (13.39%) TOGAF
4 15 (11.81%) ITIL V3
5 14 (11.02%) Migration
6 13 (10.24%) Service Management
7 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 12 (9.45%) ITSM
7 12 (9.45%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.66%) DevOps
9 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.94%) Server Building
12 4 (3.15%) Change Control
12 4 (3.15%) High Availability
12 4 (3.15%) Open Source
12 4 (3.15%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.28%) PowerShell
2 31 (24.41%) SQL
3 7 (5.51%) Python
4 4 (3.15%) C#
4 4 (3.15%) Perl
5 3 (2.36%) VB
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) Java
6 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (33.07%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
3 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (14.17%) MCSE
5 16 (12.60%) MCP
6 14 (11.02%) DV Cleared
6 14 (11.02%) MCSA
7 10 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (6.30%) CCNA
8 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.72%) CCNP
10 5 (3.94%) MCITP
11 3 (2.36%) Degree
11 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.36%) MCDBA
12 2 (1.57%) VCDX
13 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.79%) MCSD
13 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (62.99%) Active Directory
2 62 (48.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.11%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (17.32%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.17%) XenServer
6 12 (9.45%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (7.87%) vSphere
8 9 (7.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.94%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (3.94%) ISA Server
10 5 (3.94%) UAG
11 4 (3.15%) Docker
11 4 (3.15%) vCloud
11 4 (3.15%) XenApp
12 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (20.47%) SCCM
2 15 (11.81%) SCOM
3 7 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.72%) Ansible
4 6 (4.72%) vRealize
5 5 (3.94%) OVSD
5 5 (3.94%) Puppet
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.36%) vMotion
8 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.57%) OpenView
8 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.79%) Nagios
9 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.79%) WMI
9 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (73.23%) VMware
2 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
3 47 (37.01%) Citrix
4 25 (19.69%) Cisco
4 25 (19.69%) HP
5 9 (7.09%) F5
5 9 (7.09%) NetApp
6 7 (5.51%) Juniper
6 7 (5.51%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.72%) Forcepoint
8 5 (3.94%) Sun
9 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.15%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.36%) Nimsoft
10 3 (2.36%) Remedy
10 3 (2.36%) Veeam
11 2 (1.57%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.57%) Meraki
11 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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