Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 145 197
Rank change year-on-year +12 +52 +10
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 27 226 213
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 1.64% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.89% 10.42% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 151 135
Median daily rate £460 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £277 £213 £172
90th Percentile £575 £575 £573
England median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.61% +1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Median hourly rate £12.73 £37.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.61% +76.19% -72.90%
10th Percentile £12.06 £15.23 £17.63
90th Percentile £13.39 £128.25 £42.70
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% -2.33% +7.50%

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 552 2,169 2,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.21% 15.73% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 1,305 1,456
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £164 £168 £185
90th Percentile £580 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 153 180
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.41 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.07% +6.78% -6.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.90 £53.75 £45.14
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.52% +3.13% -4.79%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South East

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 October 2020. 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 +1 13 £540 +24.30% 7
Thames Valley +58 10 £369 -7.81% 12
Buckinghamshire +22 6 £369 -7.81% 3
Berkshire +67 3 £475 +18.75% 7
Surrey +56 3 £184 -51.64% 11
Oxfordshire +37 1 £290 +84.13% 2
West Sussex +33 1 £370 +12.12% 4
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Azure
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) Terraform
9 7 (25.93%) AWS
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (18.52%) Cloud Native
11 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (18.52%) PaaS
11 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) .NET

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Azure
2 7 (25.93%) AWS
3 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) PaaS
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 4 (14.81%) SaaS
5 3 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) SNMP
8 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.70%) IPsec
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Native
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (18.52%) Network Design
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 3 (11.11%) Architectural Design
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Webhook
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) NIST
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.41%) NFS
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Terraform
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) SCSM
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.70%) vRealize
5 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Shavlik
6 1 (3.70%) Zerto