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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 141 112
Rank change year-on-year -39 -29  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 68 130 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.39% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 7.21% 10.03% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 117
Median daily rate £350 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -22.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £411
% change year-on-year -11.42% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.65 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +36.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.53 £38.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.02 £55.65 £43.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -15.55% -5.26%  

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 943 1296 1254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.99% 13.87% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 803 637
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 104 129
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 23 £350 +16.66% 5
Hampshire +6 14 £275 -21.42% 7
Berkshire +7 10 £475 +35.71% 14
Surrey -30 8 £155 -51.10% 10
Oxfordshire -10 7 £350 +40.00% 9
West Sussex +6 4 £285 -28.75% 2
Kent +8 1 £400 -3.38%
East Sussex - 1 £275 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 118 (81.94%) Windows
2 95 (65.97%) Active Directory
3 92 (63.89%) VMware
4 85 (59.03%) Windows Server
5 82 (56.94%) Microsoft
6 70 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (36.81%) Security Cleared
8 53 (36.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 44 (30.56%) PowerShell
10 33 (22.92%) Citrix
10 33 (22.92%) DNS
10 33 (22.92%) Skype for Business
11 32 (22.22%) Office 365
12 31 (21.53%) Cisco
12 31 (21.53%) SCCM
13 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 27 (18.75%) DHCP
15 25 (17.36%) MS Excel
16 24 (16.67%) XenDesktop
16 24 (16.67%) Windows 10
17 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (15.28%) SQL
19 20 (13.89%) ITIL
19 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
20 19 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (13.19%) Linux
20 19 (13.19%) Firewall

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 (22.92%) Skype for Business
2 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.94%) IIS
6 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 25 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Office 365
2 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.47%) IaaS
5 5 (3.47%) PaaS
6 4 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (2.78%) SoftLayer
7 3 (2.08%) Mailgun
7 3 (2.08%) SaaS
8 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) DNS
2 27 (18.75%) DHCP
3 19 (13.19%) Firewall
4 15 (10.42%) Unified Communications
5 14 (9.72%) Skype
6 13 (9.03%) NetScaler
6 13 (9.03%) WAN
7 12 (8.33%) LAN
7 12 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.25%) SAN
9 8 (5.56%) VPN
10 5 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.78%) VLAN
11 4 (2.78%) VSAN
12 3 (2.08%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.08%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.08%) Wireless
13 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.78%) Big Data
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) MySQL
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MSI
1 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.39%) Advertising
2 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Electronics
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Architect
2 19 (13.19%) Analyst
3 18 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Designer
5 11 (7.64%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
10 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) Web Services
2 3 (2.08%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.08%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.69%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Replication
2 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.47%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.78%) BYOD
5 4 (2.78%) Clustering
5 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.78%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (81.94%) Windows
2 85 (59.03%) Windows Server
3 70 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (36.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 19 (13.19%) Linux
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (9.72%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.86%) Unix
9 7 (4.86%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) AIX
12 1 (0.69%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.89%) ITIL
2 18 (12.50%) Migration
2 18 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
3 17 (11.81%) Change Management
4 13 (9.03%) Service Management
4 13 (9.03%) TOGAF
5 10 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.25%) Open Source
7 8 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
7 8 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (5.56%) ITSM
7 8 (5.56%) Server Building
7 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.17%) Presales
9 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.28%) SQL
3 6 (4.17%) VB
4 5 (3.47%) C
4 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) Java
5 4 (2.78%) Ruby
6 3 (2.08%) C#
6 3 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.81%) DV Cleared
4 17 (11.81%) MCSA
5 12 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.64%) CCNP
7 8 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.86%) CCNA
8 7 (4.86%) MCP
8 7 (4.86%) MCSE
9 4 (2.78%) CCIE
9 4 (2.78%) VCDX
10 3 (2.08%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.39%) Degree
11 2 (1.39%) MCITP
12 1 (0.69%) CISSP
12 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (65.97%) Active Directory
2 57 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 19 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (11.11%) vSphere
5 16 (11.11%) XenServer
6 12 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (6.94%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (4.17%) XenApp
9 5 (3.47%) Docker
9 5 (3.47%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (3.47%) ISA Server
9 5 (3.47%) UAG
10 4 (2.78%) vCloud
10 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (21.53%) SCCM
2 13 (9.03%) SCOM
3 6 (4.17%) Ansible
3 6 (4.17%) Puppet
3 6 (4.17%) vRealize
4 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.78%) AppDNA
5 4 (2.78%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.08%) OVSD
7 2 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.39%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (63.89%) VMware
2 82 (56.94%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.92%) Citrix
4 31 (21.53%) Cisco
5 17 (11.81%) HP
6 14 (9.72%) NetApp
7 8 (5.56%) Juniper
8 7 (4.86%) Forcepoint
9 6 (4.17%) Dell
10 5 (3.47%) EMC
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle
11 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.78%) F5
11 4 (2.78%) Nimsoft
11 4 (2.78%) Remedy
12 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.39%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.39%) SAP
13 2 (1.39%) Sophos
13 2 (1.39%) Veeam
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