Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 145 136
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 105 81 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.62% 1.28% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 9.08% 9.00% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 41
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +10.24%
10th Percentile £201 £211 £185
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £97.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.84% +224.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.33 £16.75
90th Percentile £45.40 £187.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -28.57%

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 1,157 900 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.87% 14.25% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 521 424
South West median daily rate £438 £413 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.44% +3.31%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £158
90th Percentile £600 £575 £554
England median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 65 61
South West median hourly rate £22.38 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.02 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.05 £47.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the South West

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 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
Bristol +13 33 £338 -6.90% 19
Gloucestershire +1 33 £500 +2.56% 8
Wiltshire 0 28 £403 +17.18% 8
Somerset +1 5 £130 -60.00% 9
Dorset - 5 £550 - 11
Devon -2 1 £450 +221.43% 7
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 86 (81.90%) Windows
2 73 (69.52%) Active Directory
3 64 (60.95%) VMware
3 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
4 52 (49.52%) Security Cleared
5 51 (48.57%) Microsoft
6 48 (45.71%) SCCM
7 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (36.19%) Office 365
10 36 (34.29%) ITIL
11 34 (32.38%) DV Cleared
12 32 (30.48%) PowerShell
12 32 (30.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (29.52%) DHCP
14 28 (26.67%) Windows 10
14 28 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
15 27 (25.71%) SCVMM
16 25 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (23.81%) Clustering
17 24 (22.86%) SCOM
17 24 (22.86%) DNS
17 24 (22.86%) Azure
18 23 (21.90%) Citrix
18 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Clustering
19 21 (20.00%) Linux
19 21 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
20 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
21 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
21 18 (17.14%) HP

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 17 (16.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.19%) Office 365
2 24 (22.86%) Azure
3 8 (7.62%) AWS
4 7 (6.67%) IaaS
4 7 (6.67%) PaaS
5 6 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.76%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.52%) DHCP
2 24 (22.86%) DNS
3 15 (14.29%) SAN
4 7 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (6.67%) Wireless
5 6 (5.71%) Firewall
5 6 (5.71%) NAS
5 6 (5.71%) Skype
6 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 5 (4.76%) LAN
6 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.76%) WAN
7 4 (3.81%) Network Security
8 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.90%) SMTP
8 2 (1.90%) VSAN
9 1 (0.95%) Internet
9 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) TestRail
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.62%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Build Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (0.95%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Clustering
2 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 9 (8.57%) User Experience
5 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.90%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
3 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 25 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (20.00%) Linux
7 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.62%) Unix
9 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.71%) CentOS
10 6 (5.71%) Solaris
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) ITIL
2 32 (30.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (16.19%) Migration
4 16 (15.24%) ITIL V3
5 15 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 14 (13.33%) ITSM
7 13 (12.38%) Service Management
8 10 (9.52%) Preventative Maintenance
9 9 (8.57%) Application Virtualisation
10 8 (7.62%) Task Automation
11 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.71%) DevOps
12 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
14 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (3.81%) Antivirus Management
14 4 (3.81%) Customer Requirements
14 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.57%) SQL
3 7 (6.67%) Perl
4 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) C
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (49.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.38%) DV Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (13.33%) MCSE
6 8 (7.62%) MCP
7 7 (6.67%) MCSA
8 6 (5.71%) Degree
9 5 (4.76%) RHCSA
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.95%) CCA
12 1 (0.95%) CCNA
12 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 73 (69.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (16.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (13.33%) DFS Replication
7 11 (10.48%) XenDesktop
8 10 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (9.52%) vSphere
9 9 (8.57%) Docker
10 5 (4.76%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.90%) NDS
11 2 (1.90%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.90%) XenApp
12 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.95%) KVM
12 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 48 (45.71%) SCCM
2 27 (25.71%) SCVMM
3 24 (22.86%) SCOM
4 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (16.19%) Failover Clustering
5 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 14 (13.33%) WSUS
7 9 (8.57%) SCDPM
7 9 (8.57%) SCSM
8 6 (5.71%) Ansible
8 6 (5.71%) Puppet
9 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
9 5 (4.76%) Marathon
9 5 (4.76%) Mesos
9 5 (4.76%) Salt
9 5 (4.76%) vCenter Server
10 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (60.95%) VMware
2 51 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.90%) Citrix
4 18 (17.14%) HP
5 14 (13.33%) Cisco
6 12 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.57%) Dell
8 5 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle
8 5 (4.76%) Veeam
9 3 (2.86%) McAfee
10 2 (1.90%) Apple
10 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.90%) AVG
10 2 (1.90%) Meraki
10 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.90%) Remedy
11 1 (0.95%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.95%) Splunk