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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 107 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 20 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 2.66% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £150 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
240 188 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.13% 7.92% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 97
Average daily rate £325 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.24 £20.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Hyper-V
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 12 £124 - 1
Renfrewshire +1 3 £378 -
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) SAN
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (35.29%) HP
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
10 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 8 (23.53%) AIX
10 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) SCOM
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.65%) McAfee
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
13 5 (14.71%) UNIX
13 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 5 (14.71%) LAN
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) SCCM

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) Junos
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) WAAS
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) WinRunner
1 3 (8.82%) TestDirector
1 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
1 3 (8.82%) PDA
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) AIX
5 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.71%) UNIX
7 5 (14.71%) SUSE
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Change Management
2 3 (8.82%) Validation
2 3 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
2 3 (8.82%) Time Management
2 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
2 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) MVC
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Korn
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) C-shell
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCTS
2 3 (8.82%) MCITP
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) Netcool
3 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.88%) nmon
4 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) HP
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) McAfee
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Veritas
7 3 (8.82%) Crossbeam
7 3 (8.82%) TippingPoint
7 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.82%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
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