Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 181 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 203 203 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.23% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 7.85% 8.32% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 146 101
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -1.75%
10th Percentile £263 £140 £238
90th Percentile £525 £486 £475
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
South East median hourly rate £22.63 £16.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.12% -70.35% +168.19%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -7.50% -15.79% -10.38%

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 2,585 2,439 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.17% 14.84% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,540 1,409 1,136
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £177 £143 £191
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £475 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +6.74% +7.88% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 155 182
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.22 £10.29
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.88 £48.65
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.03
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.96% +3.39%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -11 86 £438 +12.18% 26
Thames Valley +15 78 £378 +0.67% 41
Buckinghamshire +36 33 £378 -6.56% 12
Berkshire +9 30 £350 - 21
Surrey +3 22 £375 +7.14% 29
Oxfordshire -5 15 £475 +36.69% 8
West Sussex -14 12 £275 - 3
Kent +13 2 £306 +53.13% 5
East Sussex -13 1 - -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 161 (79.31%) Windows
2 136 (67.00%) VMware
3 126 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 120 (59.11%) Windows Server
5 112 (55.17%) Microsoft
6 104 (51.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (37.44%) Office 365
8 75 (36.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 73 (35.96%) SCCM
10 66 (32.51%) Citrix
10 66 (32.51%) PowerShell
11 56 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (23.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 47 (23.15%) Firewall
15 45 (22.17%) ITIL
16 44 (21.67%) SQL
16 44 (21.67%) Migration
17 43 (21.18%) Cisco
18 40 (19.70%) DNS
19 39 (19.21%) SAN
19 39 (19.21%) Microsoft App-V
19 39 (19.21%) Windows 10
20 37 (18.23%) XenApp
20 37 (18.23%) DHCP
21 35 (17.24%) XenDesktop
22 34 (16.75%) NetScaler
23 32 (15.76%) MS Exchange
24 30 (14.78%) DV 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 32 (15.76%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.81%) IIS
3 17 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.37%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.37%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 76 (37.44%) Office 365
2 75 (36.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (8.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.93%) IaaS
5 10 (4.93%) PaaS
6 9 (4.43%) Yammer
7 5 (2.46%) Akamai
7 5 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.46%) SaaS
8 4 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.97%) Datadog
9 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.15%) Firewall
2 40 (19.70%) DNS
3 39 (19.21%) SAN
4 37 (18.23%) DHCP
5 34 (16.75%) NetScaler
6 21 (10.34%) VLAN
7 16 (7.88%) iSCSI
8 14 (6.90%) Skype
9 13 (6.40%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (6.40%) Network Security
9 13 (6.40%) WAN
10 12 (5.91%) TCP/IP
11 10 (4.93%) LAN
12 9 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.43%) VPN
13 7 (3.45%) Unified Communications
14 5 (2.46%) SMTP
15 4 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (1.97%) VoIP
16 3 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) MySQL
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.49%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.99%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 13 (6.40%) Finance
2 4 (1.97%) Publishing
2 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.48%) Back Office
4 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Military
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (9.85%) Architect
3 18 (8.87%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (7.39%) Consultant
4 15 (7.39%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) Analyst
5 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) Administrator
8 9 (4.43%) Server Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) Splunk Administrator
9 8 (3.94%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) IT Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) Windows Specialist
9 8 (3.94%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) Middleware
2 6 (2.96%) .NET
3 4 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) JSON
4 1 (0.49%) JSP
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Clustering
2 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.33%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.87%) PKI
5 15 (7.39%) Fat Client
5 15 (7.39%) Thin Client
6 14 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) CMDB
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.99%) NHS
11 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 161 (79.31%) Windows
2 120 (59.11%) Windows Server
3 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (19.21%) Windows 10
6 25 (12.32%) Linux
7 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.88%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.45%) Unix
11 6 (2.96%) AIX
12 4 (1.97%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.48%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.99%) CentOS
14 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (22.17%) ITIL
3 44 (21.67%) Migration
4 26 (12.81%) Incident Management
5 22 (10.84%) Application Packaging
5 22 (10.84%) Change Management
6 19 (9.36%) Server Management
7 18 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (8.37%) Network Design
9 15 (7.39%) High Availability
9 15 (7.39%) Patch Management
10 14 (6.90%) Server Building
11 11 (5.42%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 10 (4.93%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.93%) SIEM
12 10 (4.93%) Visualisation
13 9 (4.43%) Application Performance Management
13 9 (4.43%) Data Protection
13 9 (4.43%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.51%) PowerShell
2 44 (21.67%) SQL
3 8 (3.94%) VBScript
4 2 (0.99%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.78%) DV Cleared
3 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
4 20 (9.85%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (8.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (7.88%) CCA
8 13 (6.40%) Degree
9 9 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (4.43%) MCSE
10 8 (3.94%) VCAP
11 7 (3.45%) CCNP
12 6 (2.96%) MCSA
12 6 (2.96%) MCTS
12 6 (2.96%) VCP4
12 6 (2.96%) VCP5
13 5 (2.46%) CCNA
14 3 (1.48%) CCENT
14 3 (1.48%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.99%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 126 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 104 (51.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (19.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (18.23%) XenApp
5 35 (17.24%) XenDesktop
6 28 (13.79%) XenServer
7 25 (12.32%) vSphere
8 22 (10.84%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (7.39%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.45%) vCloud
12 4 (1.97%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.97%) Docker
12 4 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.97%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.48%) UAG
13 3 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (35.96%) SCCM
2 26 (12.81%) SCOM
3 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (9.36%) SCVMM
5 13 (6.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (3.45%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (2.96%) WSUS
8 4 (1.97%) Ansible
8 4 (1.97%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.97%) Packer
8 4 (1.97%) Puppet
8 4 (1.97%) Terraform
9 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 136 (67.00%) VMware
2 112 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 66 (32.51%) Citrix
4 43 (21.18%) Cisco
5 24 (11.82%) Oracle
6 22 (10.84%) HP
7 19 (9.36%) Dell
8 14 (6.90%) Splunk
9 11 (5.42%) 3PAR
9 11 (5.42%) Google
9 11 (5.42%) Veeam
10 8 (3.94%) F5
10 8 (3.94%) Juniper
11 7 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.96%) IBM
12 6 (2.96%) Meraki
13 5 (2.46%) McAfee
14 4 (1.97%) EqualLogic
14 4 (1.97%) Remedy
14 4 (1.97%) Symantec