Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 10 August 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 West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 116 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 32 119 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 1.86% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 8.02% 10.14% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 53
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £225 £223 £248
90th Percentile £545 £528 £550
England median daily rate £363 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -7.05% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.48% -34.74%
England median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% -16.00% +38.89%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 399 1,173 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.93% 18.30% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 712 426
Median daily rate £475 £450 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +15.02% +10.68%
10th Percentile £189 £180 £181
90th Percentile £633 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +16.67% +19.01%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.08 £11.12
90th Percentile £47.40 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £19.08 £16.60 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.95% - +3.75%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 10 August 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
Somerset +21 13 £419 +222.12% 1
Bristol +28 7 £375 +7.14% 5
Gloucestershire 0 5 £515 +3.00% 3
Wiltshire +30 4 - - 4
Dorset +10 2 £325 +8.33% 3
Devon +17 1 £325 -27.78% 2
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
6 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (50.00%) DNS
9 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
9 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
11 11 (34.38%) Oracle
11 11 (34.38%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (34.38%) Veeam
11 11 (34.38%) PostGIS
12 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
12 10 (31.25%) GIS
12 10 (31.25%) ESRI
12 10 (31.25%) Java
12 10 (31.25%) Python
12 10 (31.25%) QGIS
12 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2016
13 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
14 8 (25.00%) ITIL
14 8 (25.00%) SCCM
14 8 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (21.88%) Office 365
16 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (18.75%) Migration

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (15.63%) GeoServer
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Azure
3 2 (6.25%) AWS
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPLS
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) GIS
2 10 (31.25%) QGIS
3 8 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.38%) Spatial Data
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Integration Engineer
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Author
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Author
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Writer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) PostGIS
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) CentOS
8 2 (6.25%) Unix
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Security Management
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Server Patching
6 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Server Management
7 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 10 (31.25%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (34.38%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (15.63%) GeoWebCache
6 4 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (9.38%) DFS Replication
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (9.38%) vSphere
8 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (9.38%) SCDPM
4 3 (9.38%) SCSM
4 3 (9.38%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.38%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Packer
5 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Veeam
3 10 (31.25%) ESRI
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Twitter
8 1 (3.13%) EMC