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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 116 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.68% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 8.56% 7.56% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£325 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -16.36%
Hyper-V
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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
257 238 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.41% 8.98% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 89 77
Average daily rate £320 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Average hourly rate £30.84 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.93% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £29.17 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Glasgow - 9 £363 -
Edinburgh -9 5 £125 - 3
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Hyper-V
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (68.57%) McAfee
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (62.86%) VMware
5 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) Citrix
6 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
8 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
8 18 (51.43%) SQL
9 17 (48.57%) MCSE
9 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
10 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
10 16 (45.71%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (45.71%) Change Management
10 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
10 16 (45.71%) MCTS
10 16 (45.71%) MCITP
10 16 (45.71%) PDA
10 16 (45.71%) MCSA
10 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
10 16 (45.71%) AIX
10 16 (45.71%) VMware ESX
10 16 (45.71%) Clustering
10 16 (45.71%) WinRunner
10 16 (45.71%) TestDirector
10 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
10 16 (45.71%) Veritas
10 16 (45.71%) McAfee ePO

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (20.00%) Junos
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) DNS
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) IPv4
8 1 (2.86%) IPv6
8 1 (2.86%) Intranet
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) WinRunner
1 16 (45.71%) TestDirector
1 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Clustering
1 16 (45.71%) PDA
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
5 16 (45.71%) AIX
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Change Management
1 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
1 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
2 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.14%) Time Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 6 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (17.14%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (48.57%) MCSE
4 16 (45.71%) MCSA
4 16 (45.71%) MCTS
4 16 (45.71%) MCITP
5 14 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.71%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware ESX
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (45.71%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (42.86%) Netcool
3 6 (17.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) McAfee
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Citrix
3 16 (45.71%) Veritas
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (22.86%) F5
6 7 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) EMC
6 7 (20.00%) Crossbeam
6 7 (20.00%) TippingPoint
6 7 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 7 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
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