The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 82 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 1.23% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 4.40% 16.84% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£125 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
Hyper-V
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.27% 7.29% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 18
Average daily rate £163 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £488 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hyper-V across the Edinburgh region.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) Transition Management

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hyper-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) HP