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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 75 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.26% -
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£166 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £245 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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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
93 81 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.17% 6.96% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 26
Average daily rate £325 £425 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +71.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £214 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £490 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) SUSE
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Perl
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) AIX
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) COBIT
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) SCOM
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (16.67%) C-shell
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (16.67%) nmon

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) SUSE
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) C-shell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) nmon
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Sage