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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 June 2022 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
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 388 354 322
Rank change year-on-year -34 -32 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 556 442 314
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 4.87% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 322 235
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
25th Percentile £325 £313 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £406 £375
Median % change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -5.06%
75th Percentile £525 £500 £483
90th Percentile £600 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 8
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.19 £14.37
25th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £19.20
Median hourly rate £16.18 £14.06 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.12% -48.89% +30.95%
75th Percentile £18.63 £44.10 £37.35
90th Percentile £31.45 £63.38 £50.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.51% -48.89% +63.11%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,515 9,083 6,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.14% 14.20% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,261 6,276 4,331
10th Percentile £200 £231 £188
25th Percentile £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £584 £563
90th Percentile £710 £667 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 288 295
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.72 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £13.07
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.14%
75th Percentile £47.84 £48.15 £24.75
90th Percentile £63.00 £65.50 £49.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £18.27 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.15% +10.73% +6.45%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Hyper-V over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -15 484 £425 +3.03% 306
UK excluding London +5 381 £425 +13.33% 274
Work from Home -35 218 £425 +6.25% 97
North of England +37 127 £325 -16.67% 92
London -87 102 £480 +12.94% 53
South East -57 85 £450 +2.27% 58
Yorkshire +6 62 £375 -3.85% 50
North West -9 52 £275 -8.33% 36
South West +2 48 £470 +25.33% 22
Midlands -17 48 £310 -20.00% 50
East of England -10 47 £425 +34.92% 31
West Midlands -21 31 £310 -22.98% 33
East Midlands -7 16 £303 +51.25% 17
Scotland -20 16 £425 +13.33% 15
North East +2 13 £283 -37.22% 6
Wales -9 6 £550 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland +3 5 £330 -26.67% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 423 (76.08%) Windows
2 407 (73.20%) VMware
3 342 (61.51%) Active Directory
4 323 (58.09%) Microsoft
5 304 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 304 (54.68%) Azure
6 244 (43.88%) Windows Server
7 215 (38.67%) Microsoft 365
8 181 (32.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 168 (30.22%) DNS
10 156 (28.06%) DHCP
11 153 (27.52%) SQL
12 143 (25.72%) Firewall
13 138 (24.82%) Social Skills
14 126 (22.66%) PowerShell
15 118 (21.22%) Linux
16 116 (20.86%) SQL Server
17 115 (20.68%) AWS
18 113 (20.32%) ITIL
19 112 (20.14%) Citrix
20 102 (18.35%) Security Cleared
21 100 (17.99%) SCCM
22 93 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
23 90 (16.19%) Azure Active Directory
24 87 (15.65%) Migration
25 86 (15.47%) SC Cleared
26 82 (14.75%) SAN
26 82 (14.75%) Oracle
27 81 (14.57%) Windows Server 2016
28 80 (14.39%) Clustering

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 60 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 53 (9.53%) SharePoint
3 39 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (5.04%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.16%) IIS
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 304 (54.68%) Azure
2 215 (38.67%) Microsoft 365
3 115 (20.68%) AWS
4 90 (16.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (8.99%) IaaS
6 37 (6.65%) PaaS
6 37 (6.65%) Power Platform
7 30 (5.40%) SaaS
8 28 (5.04%) GitHub
9 23 (4.14%) GCP
9 23 (4.14%) OneDrive
10 17 (3.06%) Mimecast
11 15 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 11 (1.98%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.44%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.26%) Azure Logic Apps
14 7 (1.26%) Azure Stack
14 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 5 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 168 (30.22%) DNS
2 156 (28.06%) DHCP
3 143 (25.72%) Firewall
4 82 (14.75%) SAN
5 44 (7.91%) VPN
5 44 (7.91%) WAN
6 35 (6.29%) TCP/IP
7 34 (6.12%) NAS
8 28 (5.04%) Skype
9 27 (4.86%) LAN
9 27 (4.86%) Network Security
10 22 (3.96%) VoIP
11 17 (3.06%) MPLS
12 13 (2.34%) IPv4
13 12 (2.16%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.16%) SD-WAN
14 11 (1.98%) VLAN
14 11 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.62%) NetScaler
16 8 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.14%) DB2
3 21 (3.78%) Power BI
4 11 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.26%) MySQL
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) LoadUI
3 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.36%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (24.82%) Social Skills
2 65 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (10.61%) Finance
4 29 (5.22%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.98%) Banking
5 11 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
5 11 (1.98%) Organisational Skills
6 10 (1.80%) Advertising
6 10 (1.80%) Legal
6 10 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.26%) Retail
8 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.72%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) French Language
10 3 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (11.87%) Support Engineer
3 64 (11.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 63 (11.33%) Architect
5 47 (8.45%) IT Engineer
6 45 (8.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 44 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 43 (7.73%) Analyst
9 35 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 31 (5.58%) Azure Engineer
11 28 (5.04%) IT Support
12 24 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
12 24 (4.32%) Wintel Engineer
13 23 (4.14%) Applications Engineer
13 23 (4.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (4.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 22 (3.96%) Server Engineer
15 20 (3.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.60%) Support Analyst
16 19 (3.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.40%) RESTful
2 22 (3.96%) Middleware
3 12 (2.16%) ARM Templates
4 6 (1.08%) LDAP
5 4 (0.72%) .NET
6 3 (0.54%) COM
6 3 (0.54%) GraphQL
6 3 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.36%) PySpark
8 1 (0.18%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) Kafka
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.18%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.39%) Clustering
2 66 (11.87%) Data Centre
3 64 (11.51%) Replication
4 46 (8.27%) PKI
5 43 (7.73%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 21 (3.78%) Cloud Native
8 19 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (3.06%) iPhone
10 16 (2.88%) iPad
11 13 (2.34%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.62%) HACMP
13 8 (1.44%) IoT
13 8 (1.44%) NHS
14 7 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 423 (76.08%) Windows
2 244 (43.88%) Windows Server
3 118 (21.22%) Linux
4 93 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (14.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 76 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (12.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 70 (12.59%) Windows 10
9 41 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (5.58%) Unix
11 26 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (2.88%) AIX
13 15 (2.70%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.80%) CentOS
14 10 (1.80%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.26%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.08%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.90%) VMS
17 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 113 (20.32%) ITIL
3 87 (15.65%) Migration
4 74 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (12.95%) Change Management
6 68 (12.23%) DevOps
7 47 (8.45%) Incident Management
8 46 (8.27%) Agile
9 43 (7.73%) Infrastructure as Code
10 41 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (6.65%) High Availability
12 32 (5.76%) ITSM
13 31 (5.58%) Load Balancing
13 31 (5.58%) Project Delivery
14 29 (5.22%) CI/CD
15 28 (5.04%) Change Control
15 28 (5.04%) Infrastructure Automation
16 27 (4.86%) Patch Management
17 26 (4.68%) Mentoring
17 26 (4.68%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (27.52%) SQL
2 126 (22.66%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.88%) Python
4 15 (2.70%) C
5 8 (1.44%) VBScript
6 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.90%) Perl
6 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.72%) Bash
7 4 (0.72%) Java
7 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.72%) Ruby
7 4 (0.72%) VB
8 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.54%) VBA
9 2 (0.36%) C#
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 86 (15.47%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.96%) MCSE
5 18 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (3.06%) MCSA
7 14 (2.52%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.16%) Degree
9 11 (1.98%) MCITP
9 11 (1.98%) MCP
10 10 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.62%) CCA
11 9 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.26%) MCTS
14 5 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.72%) CCNA
16 3 (0.54%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.05%) SLA
2 12 (2.16%) GDPR
3 10 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.62%) QA
5 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.72%) GxP
7 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.54%) COBIT
8 3 (0.54%) DICOM
8 3 (0.54%) HL7
9 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.18%) NIST
System Software
1 342 (61.51%) Active Directory
2 304 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (9.17%) vSphere
4 41 (7.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 40 (7.19%) XenApp
6 34 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (5.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (4.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 23 (4.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 22 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (3.96%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.16%) VMware NSX
11 11 (1.98%) Firmware
12 9 (1.62%) NFS
12 9 (1.62%) PowerHA
12 9 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.44%) Docker
14 7 (1.26%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (17.99%) SCCM
2 71 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 40 (7.19%) Ansible
4 39 (7.01%) Terraform
5 38 (6.83%) SCVMM
6 31 (5.58%) Puppet
7 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 21 (3.78%) WSUS
9 17 (3.06%) Failover Clustering
10 16 (2.88%) vCenter Server
11 15 (2.70%) NetBackup
12 14 (2.52%) SCOM
13 11 (1.98%) FortiGate
13 11 (1.98%) Kubernetes
14 9 (1.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
17 4 (0.72%) Data Guard
17 4 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 4 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 407 (73.20%) VMware
2 323 (58.09%) Microsoft
3 112 (20.14%) Citrix
4 82 (14.75%) Oracle
5 75 (13.49%) Cisco
6 43 (7.73%) Veritas
7 39 (7.01%) HP
8 34 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 32 (5.76%) NetApp
10 27 (4.86%) Sybase
11 26 (4.68%) Dell
12 25 (4.50%) Veeam
13 18 (3.24%) Ivanti
14 17 (3.06%) Meraki
15 14 (2.52%) IBM
16 13 (2.34%) Symantec
17 12 (2.16%) EMC
17 12 (2.16%) Google
17 12 (2.16%) Shavlik
18 11 (1.98%) Thales