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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 109 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 24 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 9.72% 7.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £239 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
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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
247 256 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.72% 9.29% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 132 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 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 30 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
Glasgow +12 7 £323 +11.68% 1
Renfrewshire +4 5 £328 -5.75%
Edinburgh -10 4 £438 +29.62%
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Dundee - 2 £450 -
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) VMware
4 25 (58.14%) Citrix
4 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
6 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
7 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
7 17 (39.53%) Cisco
8 14 (32.56%) HP
9 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
9 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 12 (27.91%) WAN
10 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (25.58%) McAfee
11 11 (25.58%) DNS
11 11 (25.58%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) VMware ESX
11 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) vSphere
12 10 (23.26%) MCSE
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
13 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
13 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (18.60%) F5
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (18.60%) LAN

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) WAN
2 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 6 (13.95%) DHCP
6 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (9.30%) IPv4
7 4 (9.30%) VPN
7 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
7 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.98%) Junos
8 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security
9 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
10 1 (2.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) WinRunner
1 7 (16.28%) TestDirector
1 7 (16.28%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Hudson
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Trac
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) PDA
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Celerra
3 4 (9.30%) EqualLogic
3 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
4 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) AIX
6 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
3 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (18.60%) Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) MCSE
4 7 (16.28%) MCSA
4 7 (16.28%) MCTS
4 7 (16.28%) MCITP
4 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.30%) MCP
7 3 (6.98%) CCNP
8 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.58%) VMware ESX
4 10 (23.26%) vSphere
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (13.95%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.95%) Netcool
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 25 (58.14%) Citrix
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
5 14 (32.56%) HP
6 11 (25.58%) McAfee
7 8 (18.60%) F5
8 7 (16.28%) Veritas
8 7 (16.28%) EMC
9 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 4 (9.30%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.98%) AppSense
10 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
10 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
10 3 (6.98%) Juniper
11 2 (4.65%) Dell
11 2 (4.65%) Opsware
11 2 (4.65%) Remedy
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