Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 190 195
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 155 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.30% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.30% 7.90% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 149 145
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £140
90th Percentile £575 £525 £480
England median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £22.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.13% +25.69% -67.65%
10th Percentile £15.84 £17.63 £11.70
90th Percentile £130.50 £36.25 £116.00
England median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.27% -12.50% -11.11%

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 1,867 2,583 2,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.08% 16.41% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 1,548 1,404
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.32% +5.20%
10th Percentile £155 £180 £143
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £475 £440
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 170 157
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.96% +11.07%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.57 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.82
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.94% -3.03% +2.17%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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 -7 53 £438 +6.06% 16
Thames Valley +3 51 £400 +5.96% 57
Surrey +48 28 £375 - 24
Berkshire +4 26 £400 +14.29% 30
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £400 +5.96% 16
West Sussex +21 9 £315 +14.55% 10
Kent +12 7 £400 +30.61% 6
East Sussex +19 5 £900 - 7
Oxfordshire +9 4 £163 -65.79% 11
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 109 (70.32%) VMware
3 85 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 82 (52.90%) Active Directory
4 82 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (44.52%) Windows Server
6 65 (41.94%) Office 365
7 57 (36.77%) Azure
8 47 (30.32%) Firewall
9 44 (28.39%) SCCM
10 41 (26.45%) Cisco
10 41 (26.45%) SQL
11 40 (25.81%) Citrix
12 38 (24.52%) DNS
13 37 (23.87%) SQL Server
14 35 (22.58%) ITIL
15 33 (21.29%) Migration
15 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (20.65%) Security Cleared
17 29 (18.71%) PowerShell
18 28 (18.06%) MS Exchange
19 27 (17.42%) DHCP
20 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
20 24 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
21 23 (14.84%) IaaS
22 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (14.19%) Clustering
23 21 (13.55%) Cisco Certification

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 28 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.26%) Skype for Business
3 18 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.61%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (9.68%) IIS
6 8 (5.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (5.16%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.94%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.94%) Office 365
2 57 (36.77%) Azure
3 23 (14.84%) IaaS
4 21 (13.55%) AWS
4 21 (13.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (11.61%) PaaS
6 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.94%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.94%) SaaS
7 2 (1.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.65%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.32%) Firewall
2 38 (24.52%) DNS
3 27 (17.42%) DHCP
4 17 (10.97%) SAN
5 16 (10.32%) VLAN
6 15 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.03%) WAN
8 13 (8.39%) Skype
9 12 (7.74%) LAN
10 11 (7.10%) NetScaler
11 10 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.45%) SMTP
12 9 (5.81%) NaaS
13 7 (4.52%) Internet
13 7 (4.52%) SSL
14 6 (3.87%) Wireless
15 5 (3.23%) MPLS
15 5 (3.23%) Unified Communications
15 5 (3.23%) VoIP
16 3 (1.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) AdminStudio
1 5 (3.23%) InstallShield
1 5 (3.23%) MSI
1 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Law
2 9 (5.81%) Legal
3 5 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (21.94%) Architect
2 19 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.61%) Consultant
4 16 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (7.74%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.81%) Applications Architect
9 9 (5.81%) Cloud Consultant
9 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.16%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) XML
2 10 (6.45%) JDBC
2 10 (6.45%) ODBC
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (4.52%) .NET
5 4 (2.58%) JSON
5 4 (2.58%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.94%) HTML
6 3 (1.94%) LDAP
6 3 (1.94%) Middleware
6 3 (1.94%) Node.js
7 2 (1.29%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.65%) ADSI
8 1 (0.65%) SOAP
8 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.19%) Clustering
3 17 (10.97%) Public Cloud
4 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.45%) Private Cloud
6 9 (5.81%) PKI
7 8 (5.16%) Replication
8 7 (4.52%) Fat Client
8 7 (4.52%) Thin Client
9 6 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.94%) NHS
11 3 (1.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.65%) PMI
12 1 (0.65%) TM Forum
12 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 69 (44.52%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.90%) Linux
6 19 (12.26%) Windows 10
7 17 (10.97%) Windows 7
7 17 (10.97%) Windows 8
8 16 (10.32%) Windows XP
9 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.81%) AIX
10 9 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.23%) Unix
12 3 (1.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.58%) ITIL
2 33 (21.29%) Migration
3 24 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (10.32%) Change Management
5 14 (9.03%) Security Management
6 13 (8.39%) Information Security
7 12 (7.74%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (6.45%) Project Delivery
9 9 (5.81%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (5.81%) DevOps
9 9 (5.81%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.81%) Information Security Management
9 9 (5.81%) ISMS
9 9 (5.81%) Patch Management
9 9 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.16%) Change Control
10 8 (5.16%) High Availability
10 8 (5.16%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (5.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.45%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.39%) Java
4 10 (6.45%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.94%) C
5 3 (1.94%) Go
5 3 (1.94%) Python
5 3 (1.94%) Ruby
5 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.94%) VBScript
6 1 (0.65%) Groovy
6 1 (0.65%) Scala
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.55%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (12.26%) CCNA
5 11 (7.10%) MCSA
6 10 (6.45%) MCSE
7 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.81%) MCITP
8 4 (2.58%) CCNP
8 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.94%) CCA
9 3 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.94%) MCTS
9 3 (1.94%) VCAP
9 3 (1.94%) VCP4
9 3 (1.94%) VCP5
10 2 (1.29%) APMP
10 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) SLA
3 3 (1.94%) NCSC
4 2 (1.29%) COBIT
4 2 (1.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (52.90%) Active Directory
1 82 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.26%) XenApp
3 18 (11.61%) vSphere
4 15 (9.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 11 (7.10%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (7.10%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.16%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (4.52%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.87%) VMware NSX
10 4 (2.58%) Docker
11 3 (1.94%) LXC
11 3 (1.94%) vCloud
12 2 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.29%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (28.39%) SCCM
2 14 (9.03%) SCOM
3 12 (7.74%) WSUS
4 11 (7.10%) SCVMM
5 9 (5.81%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.58%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.94%) Ansible
7 3 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.94%) Puppet
7 3 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.94%) Terraform
8 2 (1.29%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.29%) Nessus
8 2 (1.29%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (70.32%) VMware
2 85 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (26.45%) Cisco
4 40 (25.81%) Citrix
5 21 (13.55%) Oracle
6 13 (8.39%) HP
7 10 (6.45%) F5
8 9 (5.81%) Adobe
8 9 (5.81%) Dell
8 9 (5.81%) Meraki
8 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.81%) Sony
8 9 (5.81%) Splunk
9 5 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.58%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.58%) Remedy
10 4 (2.58%) Veritas
11 3 (1.94%) EMC
11 3 (1.94%) Symantec