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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 94 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 37 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 14.40% 8.33% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £359 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +32.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £390 £285
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +66.40%
Hyper-V
UK

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
257 228 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.06% 8.59% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 114 81
Average daily rate £340 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 30 £369 +2.71% 1
Glasgow +9 5 £338 -6.89% 6
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (94.59%) Microsoft
3 68 (91.89%) Active Directory
3 68 (91.89%) VMware
4 64 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (72.97%) Citrix
6 52 (70.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (70.27%) MCSA
6 52 (70.27%) SQL
7 50 (67.57%) Windows 7
8 47 (63.51%) VMware ESX
9 43 (58.11%) AIX
10 42 (56.76%) TestDirector
10 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
11 41 (55.41%) Test Automation
11 41 (55.41%) HP Quality Center
11 41 (55.41%) McAfee ePO
11 41 (55.41%) Software Testing
11 41 (55.41%) MCTS
11 41 (55.41%) MCITP
11 41 (55.41%) HP UFT
11 41 (55.41%) Veritas
11 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (55.41%) Netcool
11 41 (55.41%) Intel Security
11 41 (55.41%) WinRunner
11 41 (55.41%) Clustering
11 41 (55.41%) Change Management
11 41 (55.41%) Windows XP
11 41 (55.41%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (13.51%) OpenStack
1 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.46%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (9.46%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) DHCP
3 13 (17.57%) SAN
4 7 (9.46%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) Skype
6 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) IPv4
7 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (56.76%) TestDirector
2 41 (55.41%) HP UFT
2 41 (55.41%) WinRunner
3 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
1 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Analyst
2 29 (39.19%) Test Analyst
3 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Tester
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Active Directory Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Senior IT Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) CSS
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (55.41%) Clustering
2 36 (48.65%) PDA
3 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Celerra
5 2 (2.70%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (67.57%) Windows 7
4 43 (58.11%) AIX
5 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (55.41%) Windows XP
6 28 (37.84%) Windows Server
7 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Change Management
1 41 (55.41%) Software Testing
1 41 (55.41%) Test Automation
2 35 (47.30%) Test Scripting
3 17 (22.97%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Records Management
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.70%) Coaching
9 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.70%) Service Management
10 1 (1.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) SQL
2 26 (35.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (70.27%) MCSA
1 52 (70.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
3 41 (55.41%) MCITP
3 41 (55.41%) MCSE
3 41 (55.41%) MCTS
4 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
5 33 (44.59%) ISTQB
6 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.05%) ISEB
8 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (91.89%) Active Directory
2 47 (63.51%) VMware ESX
3 37 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (10.81%) vSphere
5 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.11%) XenApp
5 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (55.41%) HP Quality Center
1 41 (55.41%) McAfee ePO
1 41 (55.41%) Netcool
2 9 (12.16%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (94.59%) Microsoft
2 68 (91.89%) VMware
3 54 (72.97%) Citrix
4 41 (55.41%) Intel Security
4 41 (55.41%) Veritas
5 15 (20.27%) HP
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.70%) Brocade
7 2 (2.70%) CommVault
7 2 (2.70%) Dell
7 2 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Veeam
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