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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 111 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 13 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 6.84% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£359 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £233 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.00%
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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
208 234 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.54% 9.59% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £30.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 December 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 December 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
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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
Glasgow -5 2 - - 3
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (68.00%) McAfee
4 17 (68.00%) Citrix
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
6 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
7 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (56.00%) SQL
8 13 (52.00%) Clustering
9 12 (48.00%) VMware ESX
9 12 (48.00%) Change Management
9 12 (48.00%) Netcool
9 12 (48.00%) Veritas
9 12 (48.00%) AIX
9 12 (48.00%) MCSE
9 12 (48.00%) MCSA
9 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
9 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (48.00%) WinRunner
9 12 (48.00%) TestDirector
9 12 (48.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (48.00%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
9 12 (48.00%) MCTS
9 12 (48.00%) MCITP
9 12 (48.00%) PDA

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) Junos
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) WinRunner
1 12 (48.00%) TestDirector
1 12 (48.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Clustering
2 12 (48.00%) PDA
3 5 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (48.00%) AIX
5 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Change Management
1 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (20.00%) Network Management
5 4 (16.00%) Time Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) BCP
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) MCSE
2 12 (48.00%) MCSA
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (48.00%) MCTS
2 12 (48.00%) MCITP
3 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
1 5 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Netcool
1 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (48.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Citrix
1 17 (68.00%) McAfee
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Veritas
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.00%) Crossbeam
7 5 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 5 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 5 (20.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Sage
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
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