The table below looks at the statistics for Hyper-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 103 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.86% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.48% 8.75% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
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£325 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £123 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £338 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -10.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
232 263 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.69% 9.81% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 70
Average daily rate £290 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.92 £28.35 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Hyper-V Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Hyper-V Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hyper-V across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Hyper-V Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Hyper-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Hyper-V Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +11 7 £343 +29.24%
Edinburgh -7 7 £325 +116.66%
Glasgow -2 2 £188 -21.87% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 28 (68.29%) Citrix
3 28 (68.29%) VMware
4 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
6 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
7 16 (39.02%) SQL
8 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
9 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (34.15%) McAfee
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco
10 13 (31.71%) WAN
11 12 (29.27%) DNS
11 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 11 (26.83%) MCSE
12 11 (26.83%) HP
12 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
12 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
13 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
13 10 (24.39%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (24.39%) Clustering
13 10 (24.39%) Change Management
13 10 (24.39%) MCITP
13 10 (24.39%) PDA

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.76%) Lync
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) WAN
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) SAN
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
5 7 (17.07%) DHCP
5 7 (17.07%) Firewall
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 4 (9.76%) IPv4
7 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.32%) Junos
8 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security
10 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.44%) NAS
10 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) WinRunner
1 10 (24.39%) TestDirector
1 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
1 10 (24.39%) PDA
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Celerra
6 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (24.39%) AIX
5 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) UNIX
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
2 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
2 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
3 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (7.32%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) MCSE
4 10 (24.39%) MCSA
4 10 (24.39%) MCTS
4 10 (24.39%) MCITP
5 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.76%) MCP
8 3 (7.32%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.07%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (24.39%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (21.95%) Netcool
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.44%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) Citrix
2 28 (68.29%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) McAfee
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco
5 11 (26.83%) HP
6 10 (24.39%) Veritas
7 8 (19.51%) F5
8 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.76%) AppSense
8 4 (9.76%) EMC
9 3 (7.32%) Juniper
9 3 (7.32%) Crossbeam
9 3 (7.32%) TippingPoint
9 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) Nortel
11 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
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