Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 194 184
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -39
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 202 170 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.11% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.34% 8.57% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 149
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.53%
10th Percentile £140 £241 £230
90th Percentile £482 £486 £525
England median daily rate £340 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -2.86% -4.11% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £55.65 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.65% +110.00% +17.78%
10th Percentile £11.70 £33.17 £13.90
90th Percentile £116.00 £55.65 £44.46
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% -15.09% +11.58%

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 2,423 1,983 2,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.92% 13.00% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 1,147 1,149
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.65%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £158
90th Percentile £565 £538 £500
England median daily rate £443 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +7.27% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 186 224
South East median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.82 £48.27 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Thames Valley -31 92 £373 +6.43% 34
Hampshire +43 76 £390 +5.41% 25
Oxfordshire +3 42 £320 -20.00% 7
Berkshire -12 27 £350 +7.69% 20
Buckinghamshire -42 24 £404 +17.10% 7
West Sussex +10 13 £275 -10.57%
East Sussex +6 9 £375 +50.00% 1
Surrey -30 9 £350 +7.69% 15
Middlesex +2 1 £213 -46.88%
Sussex -2 1 - -
Kent -13 1 £200 - 16
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 186 (92.08%) Windows
2 152 (75.25%) VMware
3 129 (63.86%) Active Directory
4 128 (63.37%) Microsoft
5 110 (54.46%) Windows Server
6 94 (46.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 72 (35.64%) Office 365
8 70 (34.65%) PowerShell
9 68 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (28.22%) Citrix
12 47 (23.27%) VMware ESXi
13 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (22.28%) SQL Server
14 45 (22.28%) SCCM
14 45 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (21.78%) TOGAF
15 44 (21.78%) ITIL
16 42 (20.79%) Firewall
17 40 (19.80%) HP
17 40 (19.80%) Skype for Business
18 38 (18.81%) XenDesktop
18 38 (18.81%) MS Exchange
18 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (18.32%) DNS
19 37 (18.32%) XenServer
20 35 (17.33%) Clustering
21 34 (16.83%) DHCP
22 33 (16.34%) Change Management
23 32 (15.84%) MCSE

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 40 (19.80%) Skype for Business
2 38 (18.81%) MS Exchange
3 29 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (13.86%) SharePoint
5 23 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (9.41%) IIS
7 9 (4.46%) Apache
8 7 (3.47%) Confluence
9 6 (2.97%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.98%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.99%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.98%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (35.64%) Office 365
2 45 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (15.84%) IaaS
4 28 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (11.39%) PaaS
6 11 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.96%) SaaS
8 7 (3.47%) Slack
8 7 (3.47%) Trello
9 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.79%) Firewall
2 37 (18.32%) DNS
3 34 (16.83%) DHCP
4 30 (14.85%) NetScaler
5 24 (11.88%) SAN
6 20 (9.90%) VoIP
7 13 (6.44%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.95%) LAN
10 9 (4.46%) Kerberos
10 9 (4.46%) VPN
11 8 (3.96%) IP Telephony
11 8 (3.96%) WAN
12 7 (3.47%) Network Security
13 6 (2.97%) VLAN
14 5 (2.48%) BIG-IP
14 5 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.98%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.98%) NAS
16 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (1.98%) Big Data
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.99%) MySQL
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.47%) git-flow
2 7 (3.47%) JIRA
2 7 (3.47%) Maven
2 7 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (4.95%) Finance
2 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Electronics
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.33%) Architect
2 33 (16.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (12.38%) Designer
3 25 (12.38%) Solutions Designer
4 19 (9.41%) Technical Architect
5 14 (6.93%) Analyst
5 14 (6.93%) Consultant
5 14 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (4.95%) SCCM Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) IT Support
10 8 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.96%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.45%) LDAP
1 11 (5.45%) Web Services
2 7 (3.47%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) pytest
3 5 (2.48%) WAP
4 3 (1.49%) JSON
4 3 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.33%) Clustering
2 22 (10.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.94%) Replication
5 7 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.98%) PKI
8 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.99%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 186 (92.08%) Windows
2 110 (54.46%) Windows Server
3 68 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (13.37%) Linux
7 21 (10.40%) Windows 10
8 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.48%) Unix
9 5 (2.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.98%) Solaris
10 4 (1.98%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.99%) CentOS
11 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.99%) SUSE
12 1 (0.50%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.78%) ITIL
1 44 (21.78%) TOGAF
2 33 (16.34%) Change Management
3 24 (11.88%) Migration
4 23 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 20 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 20 (9.90%) Incident Management
7 18 (8.91%) DevOps
8 16 (7.92%) ITIL V3
9 15 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.44%) Load Balancing
10 13 (6.44%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.44%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.44%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (5.94%) High Availability
12 11 (5.45%) ITSM
12 11 (5.45%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.45%) Service Management
13 10 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.65%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.91%) SQL
3 10 (4.95%) Bash Shell
3 10 (4.95%) Python
4 7 (3.47%) Groovy
5 3 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) C-shell
6 1 (0.50%) Korn
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.84%) MCSE
3 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.44%) CCNA
5 13 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.47%) Degree
8 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.48%) MCP
8 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.98%) CCSP
9 4 (1.98%) MCITP
10 3 (1.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) SLA
2 13 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 129 (63.86%) Active Directory
2 94 (46.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (23.27%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (18.81%) XenDesktop
5 37 (18.32%) XenServer
6 25 (12.38%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (7.43%) vSphere
8 14 (6.93%) XenApp
9 10 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (4.46%) Docker
11 7 (3.47%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.98%) NFS
13 2 (0.99%) iptables
13 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.99%) vCloud
13 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.50%) Openswan
14 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (22.28%) SCCM
2 29 (14.36%) SCOM
3 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (6.44%) NetBackup
5 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (4.46%) Ansible
6 9 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.46%) Puppet
7 7 (3.47%) Salt
8 6 (2.97%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.48%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.98%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.98%) OVSD
10 4 (1.98%) SCSM
11 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.99%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.99%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 152 (75.25%) VMware
2 128 (63.37%) Microsoft
3 57 (28.22%) Citrix
4 40 (19.80%) HP
5 29 (14.36%) NetApp
6 27 (13.37%) Cisco
7 10 (4.95%) 3PAR
7 10 (4.95%) McAfee
8 9 (4.46%) Avaya
8 9 (4.46%) Symantec
9 8 (3.96%) Veeam
10 7 (3.47%) Remedy
10 7 (3.47%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.48%) BMC
11 5 (2.48%) Oracle
12 4 (1.98%) arcserve
12 4 (1.98%) Dell
12 4 (1.98%) F5
12 4 (1.98%) Lotus
12 4 (1.98%) Sun