Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 197 218
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 224 193 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.15% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 8.59% 7.88% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 140 100
South East median daily rate £379 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £244 £147 £238
90th Percentile £561 £485 £489
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -58.41% +179.23%
10th Percentile £17.63 £11.20 £16.05
90th Percentile £42.25 £131.60 £55.65
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% -28.57% +23.08%

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 2,608 2,450 2,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.79% 14.54% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,553 1,456 1,276
South East median daily rate £425 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +4.53% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £144 £180
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 183 187
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.26 £10.28
90th Percentile £44.50 £45.00 £46.96
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.57 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.41% +5.17% -1.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -5 97 £450 +13.92% 22
Thames Valley +2 82 £375 - 42
Berkshire -7 34 £350 +1.45% 16
Buckinghamshire +30 31 £375 +0.67% 17
Surrey +4 26 £263 -15.84% 20
Oxfordshire -14 17 £463 +23.33% 9
West Sussex -9 11 £275 - 5
East Sussex -12 4 - - 2
Kent +6 2 £306 +53.13% 2
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 175 (78.13%) Windows
2 153 (68.30%) VMware
3 136 (60.71%) Windows Server
4 122 (54.46%) Microsoft
5 116 (51.79%) Active Directory
6 112 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (38.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 81 (36.16%) Citrix
9 75 (33.48%) SQL
10 71 (31.70%) Office 365
11 67 (29.91%) PowerShell
12 61 (27.23%) SCCM
13 54 (24.11%) Security Cleared
14 53 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (23.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 49 (21.88%) Migration
17 47 (20.98%) Firewall
17 47 (20.98%) XenApp
18 46 (20.54%) Windows 10
18 46 (20.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 45 (20.09%) Oracle
20 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (18.30%) ITIL
21 41 (18.30%) Cisco
21 41 (18.30%) MS Exchange
22 40 (17.86%) SAN
23 38 (16.96%) Network Design
24 37 (16.52%) Middleware
24 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (16.07%) 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 41 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.71%) IIS
3 23 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.59%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.79%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.34%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 86 (38.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (31.70%) Office 365
3 23 (10.27%) PaaS
4 22 (9.82%) IaaS
4 22 (9.82%) SaaS
5 21 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.68%) Yammer
9 5 (2.23%) Akamai
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.89%) Datadog
10 2 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.98%) Firewall
2 40 (17.86%) SAN
3 34 (15.18%) NetScaler
4 29 (12.95%) DNS
5 24 (10.71%) DHCP
6 16 (7.14%) WAN
7 15 (6.70%) VLAN
8 14 (6.25%) Network Security
9 13 (5.80%) LAN
9 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.91%) Skype
11 9 (4.02%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.57%) VPN
13 7 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.13%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.23%) VoIP
16 4 (1.79%) SMTP
17 3 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 3 (1.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.68%) MySQL
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.34%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) HBase
4 3 (1.34%) icCube
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) JIRA
2 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) Travis CI
2 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.45%) Selenium
3 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (1.34%) Publishing
2 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.89%) Back Office
3 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.45%) Military
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) Architect
2 40 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (16.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) Analyst
6 15 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (4.91%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.46%) Consultant
8 10 (4.46%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Windows Specialist
10 8 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) IT Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.52%) Middleware
2 6 (2.68%) .NET
3 3 (1.34%) Kafka
3 3 (1.34%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) JSP
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.93%) Clustering
2 20 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.91%) PKI
4 8 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (2.23%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.79%) Replication
8 3 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.89%) NHS
9 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (78.13%) Windows
2 136 (60.71%) Windows Server
3 53 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (20.54%) Windows 10
5 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (15.18%) Linux
7 20 (8.93%) Unix
8 19 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (8.04%) AIX
10 17 (7.59%) Windows 7
10 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (6.70%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.57%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.34%) CentOS
13 3 (1.34%) VMS
14 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) Migration
2 46 (20.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (18.30%) ITIL
4 38 (16.96%) Network Design
5 19 (8.48%) Application Packaging
5 19 (8.48%) Change Management
5 19 (8.48%) Incident Management
6 18 (8.04%) Server Management
7 16 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
8 13 (5.80%) Change Control
8 13 (5.80%) Patch Management
8 13 (5.80%) Server Building
9 11 (4.91%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (4.91%) Security Management
9 11 (4.91%) TOGAF
10 10 (4.46%) Data Protection
10 10 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
11 9 (4.02%) Analytics
12 8 (3.57%) DevOps
12 8 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.48%) SQL
2 67 (29.91%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.02%) VBScript
4 5 (2.23%) C
5 4 (1.79%) C#
5 4 (1.79%) Java
5 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.34%) Go
6 3 (1.34%) Python
6 3 (1.34%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 24 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.59%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (5.80%) CCA
8 10 (4.46%) MCSE
9 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.57%) Degree
10 7 (3.13%) VCAP
11 6 (2.68%) CCNP
11 6 (2.68%) MCSA
11 6 (2.68%) MCTS
11 6 (2.68%) VCP4
11 6 (2.68%) VCP5
12 5 (2.23%) CCNA
13 3 (1.34%) CCENT
13 3 (1.34%) MCITP
14 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) COBIT
3 2 (0.89%) GDPR
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) PMBOK
System Software
1 116 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 112 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (23.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 47 (20.98%) XenApp
5 36 (16.07%) XenDesktop
6 24 (10.71%) XenServer
7 22 (9.82%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (8.48%) vSphere
9 15 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (4.91%) DFS Replication
12 7 (3.13%) vCloud
13 5 (2.23%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.79%) BitLocker
15 3 (1.34%) Apache Flume
15 3 (1.34%) Docker
15 3 (1.34%) UAG
15 3 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (27.23%) SCCM
2 19 (8.48%) SCOM
3 18 (8.04%) SCVMM
4 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (6.25%) Data Guard
6 10 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (3.57%) vCenter Server
8 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (2.68%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.68%) WSUS
10 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.79%) Puppet
11 3 (1.34%) AirWatch
11 3 (1.34%) Ansible
11 3 (1.34%) OVSD
11 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (1.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 153 (68.30%) VMware
2 122 (54.46%) Microsoft
3 81 (36.16%) Citrix
4 45 (20.09%) Oracle
5 41 (18.30%) Cisco
6 33 (14.73%) HP
7 20 (8.93%) 3PAR
8 19 (8.48%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.59%) IBM
10 13 (5.80%) Google
11 11 (4.91%) Dell
12 8 (3.57%) EMC
12 8 (3.57%) F5
13 7 (3.13%) Juniper
14 5 (2.23%) NetApp
14 5 (2.23%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.23%) Splunk
15 4 (1.79%) CommVault
15 4 (1.79%) Veeam
15 4 (1.79%) Veritas