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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.66%
As % of the System Software category - - 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £285
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +66.40%
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
102 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 4.65% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 40
Average daily rate £363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
6 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
6 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware