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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 116 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.24% 6.17% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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£338 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £270 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £370 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.50%
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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
229 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.10% 6.58% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 76 57
Average daily rate £323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.75 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £88.50 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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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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 - 5 £361 - 1
Edinburgh -9 3 £166 -44.58%
Glasgow -17 2 £338 -10.00% 6
Aberdeen - 1 - - 3
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (89.19%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) Citrix
3 16 (43.24%) SAN
4 15 (40.54%) HP
4 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 10 (27.03%) AIX
7 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
8 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
8 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
8 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (24.32%) SCOM
8 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco
10 7 (18.92%) WAN
10 7 (18.92%) UNIX
10 7 (18.92%) SUSE
11 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
11 6 (16.22%) Clustering
11 6 (16.22%) McAfee
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) WAAS
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Intranet
5 2 (5.41%) WLAN
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) Junos
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) WinRunner
1 5 (13.51%) TestDirector
1 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Network Support
4 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) PDA
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
4 10 (27.03%) AIX
5 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (18.92%) SUSE
6 7 (18.92%) UNIX
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) Change Management
2 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) BCP
6 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Korn
3 2 (5.41%) C-shell
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) MCSE
2 5 (13.51%) MCSA
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCTS
2 5 (13.51%) MCITP
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCOM
2 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (13.51%) Netcool
3 4 (10.81%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Citrix
3 15 (40.54%) HP
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
7 6 (16.22%) McAfee
8 5 (13.51%) Veritas
8 5 (13.51%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) Juniper
10 3 (8.11%) Apple
10 3 (8.11%) Meru Networks
11 1 (2.70%) Sage
11 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.70%) AppSense
11 1 (2.70%) Crossbeam
11 1 (2.70%) TippingPoint
11 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.70%) F5
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