The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 111 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 16 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 6.43% 3.75% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
249 160 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.03% 6.51% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 66
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Hyper-V
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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 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 30 July 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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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
Edinburgh -13 7 £338 +35.00% 3
Glasgow 0 4 £289 -35.83% 12
West Lothian - - - - 2
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) VMware
3 18 (43.90%) HP
3 18 (43.90%) SAN
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (36.59%) AIX
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) Citrix
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (31.71%) Linux
8 13 (31.71%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
9 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
9 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
11 10 (24.39%) SCOM
11 10 (24.39%) SUSE
11 10 (24.39%) UNIX
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco
12 8 (19.51%) McAfee
12 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
12 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
13 7 (17.07%) MCITP
13 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
13 7 (17.07%) MCTS

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAAS
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Junos
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) WinRunner
1 7 (17.07%) TestDirector
1 7 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Administrator
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
1 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Network Support
3 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PDA
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) AIX
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
6 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 10 (24.39%) SUSE
8 10 (24.39%) UNIX
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
1 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
1 7 (17.07%) Change Management
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Network Management
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) Korn
3 4 (9.76%) C-shell
4 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) MCITP
2 7 (17.07%) MCTS
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCSE
2 7 (17.07%) MCSA
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (31.71%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCOM
2 7 (17.07%) Netcool
2 7 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (17.07%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (9.76%) nmon
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) HP
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Citrix
5 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 8 (19.51%) McAfee
7 7 (17.07%) Veritas
8 4 (9.76%) Juniper
8 4 (9.76%) EMC
9 3 (7.32%) Meru Networks
9 3 (7.32%) Apple
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle
10 2 (4.88%) IBM
11 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.44%) F5
11 1 (2.44%) AppSense
11 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
11 1 (2.44%) Crossbeam
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