Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 220 164
Rank change year-on-year +39 -56 -26
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 219 135 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 0.87% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 7.12% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 74 167
South East median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -14.89%
10th Percentile £234 £257 £238
90th Percentile £512 £500 £525
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.36% +62.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £91.50 £55.65 £55.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -22.64% +3.92%

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 2,336 1,897 2,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.95% 12.29% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,236 1,059 1,415
South East median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £165 £183
90th Percentile £575 £545 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 169 225
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +2.23% -3.64%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £11.33
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.15 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +51 96 £440 +15.79% 21
Thames Valley -12 73 £380 +8.57% 56
Berkshire +8 34 £350 -12.50% 34
Buckinghamshire -32 28 £380 +8.57% 5
Surrey -20 26 £325 -4.41% 14
West Sussex +3 12 £300 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire -13 12 £374 +6.79% 17
East Sussex +6 8 £310 +24.00% 3
Kent +9 1 £245 -38.75% 5
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 163 (74.43%) Windows
2 137 (62.56%) VMware
3 121 (55.25%) Active Directory
4 115 (52.51%) Microsoft
5 102 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 99 (45.21%) Windows Server
7 80 (36.53%) PowerShell
8 74 (33.79%) SCCM
8 74 (33.79%) Office 365
9 72 (32.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 67 (30.59%) Citrix
11 63 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 62 (28.31%) Security Cleared
12 62 (28.31%) Firewall
13 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
14 53 (24.20%) SQL
15 49 (22.37%) ITIL
16 47 (21.46%) SC Cleared
17 42 (19.18%) VMware ESXi
17 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (18.72%) Cisco
19 39 (17.81%) DNS
20 36 (16.44%) Linux
21 35 (15.98%) XenDesktop
22 34 (15.53%) Clustering
23 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
24 29 (13.24%) Migration
25 28 (12.79%) HP
25 28 (12.79%) MS Exchange
25 28 (12.79%) XenServer

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 28 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.33%) Skype for Business
3 23 (10.50%) SharePoint
4 20 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (8.68%) IIS
6 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.65%) Apache
7 8 (3.65%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.91%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.79%) Office 365
2 72 (32.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.13%) IaaS
4 18 (8.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (7.31%) PaaS
6 7 (3.20%) SaaS
7 6 (2.74%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.83%) Yammer
10 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.91%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.46%) Datadog
11 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (28.31%) Firewall
2 39 (17.81%) DNS
3 26 (11.87%) DHCP
4 24 (10.96%) SAN
5 20 (9.13%) VPN
6 19 (8.68%) NetScaler
7 17 (7.76%) LAN
7 17 (7.76%) VLAN
7 17 (7.76%) WAN
8 14 (6.39%) VoIP
9 13 (5.94%) Network Security
10 11 (5.02%) Skype
11 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.65%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.74%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (2.28%) BIG-IP
14 5 (2.28%) NAS
14 5 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (4.57%) Big Data
3 10 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.74%) HBase
5 6 (2.74%) icCube
5 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.74%) Power BI
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.83%) MySQL
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.91%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.74%) JIRA
3 4 (1.83%) JMeter
3 4 (1.83%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.83%) Subversion
4 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.91%) Hudson
4 2 (0.91%) SilkTest
4 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.46%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (6.39%) Finance
2 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.91%) Marketing
3 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (25.11%) Architect
2 38 (17.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (7.76%) Analyst
4 17 (7.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (7.31%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.85%) Consultant
6 15 (6.85%) Technical Architect
7 12 (5.48%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.02%) Designer
8 11 (5.02%) Server Engineer
8 11 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Solutions Designer
10 9 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.11%) Windows Server Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Azure Architect
11 8 (3.65%) Citrix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) JSON
2 7 (3.20%) Middleware
2 7 (3.20%) REST
3 6 (2.74%) Kafka
4 4 (1.83%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.83%) WAP
5 2 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.46%) .NET
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
6 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Clustering
2 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.20%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.74%) CMDB
6 6 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.83%) PKI
8 3 (1.37%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 163 (74.43%) Windows
2 99 (45.21%) Windows Server
3 63 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (16.44%) Linux
6 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (8.22%) Windows 7
8 16 (7.31%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.11%) AIX
9 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.11%) Unix
10 8 (3.65%) Solaris
11 7 (3.20%) VMS
12 5 (2.28%) CentOS
13 4 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.37%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.37%) SUSE
14 3 (1.37%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.37%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.37%) ITIL
2 29 (13.24%) Migration
3 27 (12.33%) TOGAF
4 24 (10.96%) Change Management
5 17 (7.76%) Virtual Environments
6 16 (7.31%) ITIL V3
6 16 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (6.85%) High Availability
8 13 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (5.94%) Service Management
9 12 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.48%) DevOps
10 11 (5.02%) Analytics
11 10 (4.57%) Operations Management
11 10 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.11%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.11%) ITSM
12 9 (4.11%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.53%) PowerShell
2 53 (24.20%) SQL
3 12 (5.48%) Python
4 10 (4.57%) C#
5 8 (3.65%) C
5 8 (3.65%) VB
5 8 (3.65%) VBScript
6 7 (3.20%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.83%) Go
8 4 (1.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (28.31%) Security Cleared
2 47 (21.46%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (10.50%) DV Cleared
5 19 (8.68%) MCSE
6 10 (4.57%) CCNA
6 10 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.57%) MCP
7 8 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.74%) Degree
9 5 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.28%) MCSA
10 4 (1.83%) CCA
10 4 (1.83%) CCNP
11 3 (1.37%) CCSP
11 3 (1.37%) MCITP
12 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.83%) GCP
4 2 (0.91%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 121 (55.25%) Active Directory
2 102 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.18%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (15.98%) XenDesktop
5 28 (12.79%) XenServer
6 24 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (10.05%) XenApp
8 17 (7.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (6.85%) vSphere
10 9 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.74%) DFS Replication
12 5 (2.28%) BitLocker
12 5 (2.28%) VirtualBox
12 5 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.83%) Apache Flume
13 4 (1.83%) Docker
13 4 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.83%) KVM
13 4 (1.83%) NFS
13 4 (1.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 74 (33.79%) SCCM
2 27 (12.33%) SCOM
3 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (6.39%) WSUS
5 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (3.20%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (2.74%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.83%) Ansible
8 4 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.83%) Malwarebytes
8 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.83%) OVSD
8 4 (1.83%) Perfmon
8 4 (1.83%) Puppet
8 4 (1.83%) SCSM
8 4 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 137 (62.56%) VMware
2 115 (52.51%) Microsoft
3 67 (30.59%) Citrix
4 41 (18.72%) Cisco
5 28 (12.79%) HP
6 21 (9.59%) NetApp
7 17 (7.76%) Remedy
8 16 (7.31%) Oracle
9 14 (6.39%) EMC
10 13 (5.94%) McAfee
10 13 (5.94%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.48%) Dell
12 11 (5.02%) Symantec
12 11 (5.02%) Veeam
13 10 (4.57%) Ivanti
13 10 (4.57%) ServiceNow
14 7 (3.20%) IBM
14 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.74%) Forcepoint
15 6 (2.74%) Vertica