Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 220 207
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 196 152 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 8.21% 6.67% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 115 109
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £207 £250
90th Percentile £575 £500 £484
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £55.65 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.57% +209.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £16.68 £24.33 £14.60
90th Percentile £32.80 £139.13 £43.28
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +26.58% -29.46% +33.33%

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 2,388 2,279 2,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.69% 14.00% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 1,372 1,328
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £195 £149 £184
90th Percentile £571 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 173 182
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.78
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.60 £47.80
England median hourly rate £16.10 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.20% +5.03% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +32 99 £460 +15.00% 10
Thames Valley -11 55 £365 -2.69% 39
Berkshire +23 39 £350 -12.50% 19
Surrey -11 20 £175 -46.15% 23
East Sussex +7 13 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £422 -0.71% 13
Oxfordshire -17 7 £250 -21.88% 7
West Sussex -9 4 £390 +36.84% 1
Kent +9 2 £306 +53.13% 4
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 157 (80.10%) Windows
2 132 (67.35%) VMware
3 118 (60.20%) Windows Server
4 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 103 (52.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 93 (47.45%) Active Directory
6 93 (47.45%) SQL
7 92 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 84 (42.86%) Citrix
9 65 (33.16%) Office 365
10 61 (31.12%) PowerShell
11 58 (29.59%) SCCM
12 53 (27.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 53 (27.04%) Firewall
13 49 (25.00%) XenDesktop
14 47 (23.98%) XenApp
14 47 (23.98%) Migration
15 44 (22.45%) Oracle
15 44 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 43 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (19.90%) Linux
17 39 (19.90%) ITIL
18 38 (19.39%) SAN
18 38 (19.39%) Network Design
18 38 (19.39%) Windows 10
19 37 (18.88%) Middleware
20 36 (18.37%) NetScaler
21 35 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
22 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared

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 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.24%) Skype for Business
3 17 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.14%) IIS
6 13 (6.63%) OpenStack
7 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.53%) Apache
10 3 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.51%) JBoss
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (33.16%) Office 365
3 25 (12.76%) PaaS
4 23 (11.73%) SaaS
5 21 (10.71%) IaaS
6 20 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (5.61%) Yammer
10 3 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.51%) Akamai
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.04%) Firewall
2 38 (19.39%) SAN
3 36 (18.37%) NetScaler
4 26 (13.27%) DNS
5 25 (12.76%) VLAN
6 19 (9.69%) DHCP
7 17 (8.67%) Skype
8 13 (6.63%) iSCSI
8 13 (6.63%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.63%) VPN
8 13 (6.63%) WAN
9 12 (6.12%) Network Security
10 11 (5.61%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (5.61%) LAN
11 3 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.53%) VoIP
11 3 (1.53%) WebEx
12 2 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (1.02%) Internet
12 2 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (6.12%) HBase
2 12 (6.12%) icCube
2 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.10%) Big Data
4 9 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.08%) MySQL
6 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.53%) Power BI
8 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.51%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) JIRA
2 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.04%) JMeter
3 4 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.02%) SilkTest
4 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.02%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (9.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.02%) Back Office
2 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.02%) Marketing
2 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.51%) Military
3 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (23.98%) Architect
2 37 (18.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (18.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (11.73%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (7.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Developer
8 12 (6.12%) Server Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.59%) Consultant
10 9 (4.59%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Windows Server Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.57%) Designer
12 7 (3.57%) IT Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (3.57%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.88%) Middleware
2 12 (6.12%) Kafka
3 10 (5.10%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.55%) JSON
5 3 (1.53%) REST
6 1 (0.51%) .NET
6 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
6 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.51%) HTML
6 1 (0.51%) JSP
6 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.69%) Clustering
3 13 (6.63%) Fat Client
3 13 (6.63%) PKI
3 13 (6.63%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.55%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.51%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 157 (80.10%) Windows
2 118 (60.20%) Windows Server
3 43 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (19.90%) Linux
5 38 (19.39%) Windows 10
6 33 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (9.18%) Unix
8 17 (8.67%) AIX
8 17 (8.67%) Windows 7
9 16 (8.16%) Windows XP
10 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (6.12%) VMS
12 4 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.04%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.53%) CentOS
14 2 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.51%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.98%) Migration
2 44 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 39 (19.90%) ITIL
4 38 (19.39%) Network Design
5 26 (13.27%) Application Packaging
6 17 (8.67%) Analytics
7 16 (8.16%) Storage Virtualisation
8 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.65%) High Availability
9 12 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.12%) ETL
10 11 (5.61%) Change Control
10 11 (5.61%) DevOps
10 11 (5.61%) Operations Management
11 10 (5.10%) Proactive Monitoring
11 10 (5.10%) TOGAF
12 9 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.59%) Change Management
12 9 (4.59%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.45%) SQL
2 61 (31.12%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.67%) C#
4 16 (8.16%) C
5 15 (7.65%) Python
6 13 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.61%) Java
8 10 (5.10%) Go
9 6 (3.06%) VBScript
10 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.55%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.69%) DV Cleared
3 18 (9.18%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.12%) Degree
5 11 (5.61%) CCA
5 11 (5.61%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.04%) MCSE
6 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.53%) CCNP
7 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.02%) CCENT
9 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) MCSA
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
System Software
1 103 (52.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (47.45%) Active Directory
3 53 (27.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 49 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 47 (23.98%) XenApp
6 30 (15.31%) XenServer
7 26 (13.27%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (7.14%) DFS Replication
9 14 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (5.10%) Apache Flume
11 7 (3.57%) BitLocker
12 6 (3.06%) VirtualBox
13 5 (2.55%) vSphere
14 4 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.53%) Docker
16 2 (1.02%) NFS
16 2 (1.02%) Xen
17 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 58 (29.59%) SCCM
2 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (7.65%) SCOM
4 14 (7.14%) Data Guard
5 11 (5.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (4.59%) WSUS
8 7 (3.57%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (2.55%) OVSD
9 5 (2.55%) Perfmon
10 4 (2.04%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.04%) Puppet
11 3 (1.53%) Ansible
11 3 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.53%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (67.35%) VMware
2 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 84 (42.86%) Citrix
4 44 (22.45%) Oracle
5 30 (15.31%) HP
6 18 (9.18%) Cisco
7 17 (8.67%) Red Hat
8 16 (8.16%) IBM
9 15 (7.65%) 3PAR
9 15 (7.65%) Google
10 13 (6.63%) Dell
10 13 (6.63%) EMC
11 12 (6.12%) Vertica
12 8 (4.08%) NetApp
12 8 (4.08%) Symantec
13 6 (3.06%) McAfee
13 6 (3.06%) Veeam
14 4 (2.04%) ESET
14 4 (2.04%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.04%) Sophos