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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 75 97 118
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 47 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.22% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 15.06% 14.77% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 7
Median daily rate £250 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £195 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £489 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -16.66%
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
312 264 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.33% 8.25% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 106 154
Median daily rate £300 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Renfrewshire -13 18 £275 -9.83%
Edinburgh +21 14 £200 -56.89% 1
Glasgow +13 12 £240 -11.11% 3
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 1
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 81 (77.88%) Active Directory
3 79 (75.96%) Microsoft
4 57 (54.81%) VMware
5 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (49.04%) Citrix
7 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
8 45 (43.27%) SQL
9 44 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (34.62%) MCSA
12 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (32.69%) Clustering
14 32 (30.77%) Change Management
14 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
15 30 (28.85%) Windows XP
15 30 (28.85%) Security Cleared
15 30 (28.85%) Software Testing
16 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (25.96%) SharePoint
17 27 (25.96%) MS Office
17 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
18 25 (24.04%) ITIL
19 24 (23.08%) MCSE
19 24 (23.08%) ISTQB
19 24 (23.08%) Office 365
19 24 (23.08%) Windows 10
20 23 (22.12%) McAfee ePO
20 23 (22.12%) MCTS
20 23 (22.12%) MCITP

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 27 (25.96%) SharePoint
2 19 (18.27%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (10.58%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.96%) Apache
8 1 (0.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (25.96%) MS Office
2 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) DHCP
1 23 (22.12%) DNS
1 23 (22.12%) SAN
2 15 (14.42%) VPN
3 6 (5.77%) Firewall
3 6 (5.77%) VoIP
3 6 (5.77%) WAN
4 5 (4.81%) LAN
4 5 (4.81%) SMTP
4 5 (4.81%) Wireless
5 4 (3.85%) Intranet
5 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.88%) WLAN
7 2 (1.92%) NAS
7 2 (1.92%) Skype
8 1 (0.96%) FCoE
8 1 (0.96%) Multicast
8 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) StarTeam
2 8 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 8 (7.69%) WinRunner
3 7 (6.73%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.92%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.96%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Test Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Mobility Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Tester
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
1 1 (0.96%) Middleware
1 1 (0.96%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.96%) XML
1 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.69%) Clustering
2 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.58%) Private Cloud
4 10 (9.62%) CESG
5 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.73%) PDA
6 7 (6.73%) PKI
7 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.96%) Replication
10 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
4 44 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (28.85%) Windows XP
6 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
8 24 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 23 (22.12%) AIX
10 14 (13.46%) Android
11 12 (11.54%) Apple iOS
11 12 (11.54%) Windows Phone
12 11 (10.58%) Linux
13 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.96%) Solaris
14 1 (0.96%) Unix
14 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Change Management
2 30 (28.85%) Software Testing
3 25 (24.04%) ITIL
4 23 (22.12%) Server Virtualisation
5 21 (20.19%) Test Scripting
6 20 (19.23%) Smoke Testing
7 14 (13.46%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.73%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (5.77%) High Availability
10 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.81%) Conflict Management
12 3 (2.88%) BCP
12 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity Planning
12 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.88%) Network Management
12 3 (2.88%) Project Management
12 3 (2.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) SQL
2 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (34.62%) MCSA
3 30 (28.85%) Security Cleared
4 24 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 24 (23.08%) MCSE
5 23 (22.12%) MCITP
5 23 (22.12%) MCTS
6 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (77.88%) Active Directory
2 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.50%) vSphere
4 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.73%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (5.77%) XenApp
7 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.85%) XenServer
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.92%) RHEV
9 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.96%) KVM
10 1 (0.96%) NFS
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.96%) SRDF
10 1 (0.96%) UAG
10 1 (0.96%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) McAfee ePO
1 23 (22.12%) Netcool
2 13 (12.50%) SCCM
3 12 (11.54%) PowerCLI
4 11 (10.58%) AirWatch
5 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (6.73%) SCOM
5 7 (6.73%) XenMobile
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
6 6 (5.77%) WSUS
7 5 (4.81%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 79 (75.96%) Microsoft
2 57 (54.81%) VMware
3 51 (49.04%) Citrix
4 23 (22.12%) Intel Security
4 23 (22.12%) Veritas
5 19 (18.27%) Oracle
6 17 (16.35%) HP
7 14 (13.46%) Apple
7 14 (13.46%) Cisco
8 9 (8.65%) Samsung
9 8 (7.69%) IBM
10 6 (5.77%) CA
10 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.81%) arcserve
12 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.85%) AppSense
12 4 (3.85%) Brocade
12 4 (3.85%) Lumension
12 4 (3.85%) Nintex
12 4 (3.85%) Symantec