The first table below looks at the demand for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 67 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 2.04% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£289 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.83% +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.74% +15.90%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.84% 6.37% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 24
Average daily rate £251 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.80 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Hyper-V
Scotland

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Meru Networks
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Netcool
6 1 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
6 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
6 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco