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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 7 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 4.07% 13.09% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 11
Median daily rate £338 £356 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £434 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +34.61%

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
172 275 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.91% 10.68% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 130 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £246 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 - 2 £369 - 1
Glasgow -3 1 £300 -11.11% 2
Renfrewshire -9 1 £340 -12.25%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £310 -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 38 (71.70%) Windows
3 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
4 25 (47.17%) VMware
4 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (43.40%) Citrix
6 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
6 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (37.74%) Windows 10
7 20 (37.74%) SQL
8 19 (35.85%) Clustering
8 19 (35.85%) Office 365
9 17 (32.08%) Server Virtualisation
9 17 (32.08%) Change Management
9 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (30.19%) MS Office
10 16 (30.19%) Windows XP
10 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
11 15 (28.30%) MCITP
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
11 15 (28.30%) AIX
11 15 (28.30%) MCSE
11 15 (28.30%) Veritas
11 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (26.42%) Intel Security
12 14 (26.42%) Netcool
12 14 (26.42%) MCSA
12 14 (26.42%) StarTeam
12 14 (26.42%) ISTQB

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 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Office 365
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 5 (9.43%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.77%) Skype
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.89%) FTP
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VSAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.77%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.89%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.77%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.77%) CESG
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (37.74%) Windows 10
5 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (30.19%) Windows XP
7 15 (28.30%) AIX
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.55%) Android
9 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.77%) Linux
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.89%) HPUX
11 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.89%) Solaris
11 1 (1.89%) SUSE
11 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Change Management
1 17 (32.08%) Server Virtualisation
2 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
3 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.87%) Smoke Testing
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps
9 1 (1.89%) Email Filtering
9 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.89%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) MCITP
1 15 (28.30%) MCSE
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
2 14 (26.42%) MCSA
2 14 (26.42%) MCTS
3 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) XenApp
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (26.42%) Netcool
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
3 4 (7.55%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.77%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.89%) Puppet
5 1 (1.89%) vRealize
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 23 (43.40%) Citrix
4 15 (28.30%) Veritas
5 14 (26.42%) Intel Security
6 11 (20.75%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) IBM
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) CA
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) Mitel
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Varonis
9 2 (3.77%) Xerox
10 1 (1.89%) Canon