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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 83 91 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 38 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.42% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 11.73% 12.46% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 8
Median daily rate £280 £306 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £259 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.84%
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
324 321 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.61% 11.37% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 159 132
Median daily rate £325 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Hyper-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +34 19 £350 -28.42% 1
Renfrewshire -7 14 £275 -9.83%
Glasgow 0 5 £275 -13.72% 3
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 63 (75.90%) Windows
2 62 (74.70%) Active Directory
3 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
4 39 (46.99%) Citrix
5 38 (45.78%) VMware
6 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (36.14%) Windows 10
9 29 (34.94%) MS Office
10 28 (33.73%) SQL
10 28 (33.73%) Change Management
10 28 (33.73%) Office 365
10 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
11 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
11 27 (32.53%) Clustering
11 27 (32.53%) Software Testing
11 27 (32.53%) Windows XP
12 26 (31.33%) Server Virtualisation
13 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
15 22 (26.51%) MCSA
15 22 (26.51%) AIX
15 22 (26.51%) Veritas
15 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (26.51%) ISTQB
16 21 (25.30%) MCTS
16 21 (25.30%) MCITP
16 21 (25.30%) Netcool
16 21 (25.30%) Intel Security
16 21 (25.30%) MCSE

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) Office 365
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) DHCP
3 11 (13.25%) VPN
4 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 7 (8.43%) Wireless
5 6 (7.23%) VoIP
6 3 (3.61%) Intranet
6 3 (3.61%) SAN
7 2 (2.41%) LAN
7 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.20%) FTP
8 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.41%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.41%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.20%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.20%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.20%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Test Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Mobility Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Tester
9 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.61%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Clustering
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) CESG
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
3 5 (6.02%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) PDA
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.90%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (36.14%) Windows 10
5 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
6 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
6 27 (32.53%) Windows XP
7 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (26.51%) AIX
9 12 (14.46%) Android
10 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
11 9 (10.84%) Windows Phone
12 4 (4.82%) Linux
13 1 (1.20%) HPUX
13 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.20%) Solaris
13 1 (1.20%) SUSE
13 1 (1.20%) Unix
13 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Change Management
2 27 (32.53%) Software Testing
3 26 (31.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 19 (22.89%) Test Scripting
5 17 (20.48%) Smoke Testing
6 11 (13.25%) ITIL
7 10 (12.05%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 2 (2.41%) Remediation Plan
10 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.20%) Chat Support
11 1 (1.20%) Manual Testing
11 1 (1.20%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) ISTQB
1 22 (26.51%) MCSA
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.30%) MCITP
2 21 (25.30%) MCSE
2 21 (25.30%) MCTS
3 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (74.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) XenApp
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.82%) XenServer
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.41%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) KVM
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (25.30%) McAfee ePO
1 21 (25.30%) Netcool
2 8 (9.64%) AirWatch
3 7 (8.43%) SCCM
4 5 (6.02%) XenMobile
5 3 (3.61%) SCOM
6 2 (2.41%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.20%) Puppet
7 1 (1.20%) vRealize
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 39 (46.99%) Citrix
3 38 (45.78%) VMware
4 22 (26.51%) Veritas
5 21 (25.30%) Intel Security
6 14 (16.87%) Cisco
7 12 (14.46%) Apple
7 12 (14.46%) Oracle
8 5 (6.02%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) Samsung
9 4 (4.82%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) Juniper
10 3 (3.61%) Dell
10 3 (3.61%) F5
10 3 (3.61%) Nintex
11 2 (2.41%) CA
11 2 (2.41%) Mitel
11 2 (2.41%) NetApp
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
11 2 (2.41%) Varonis