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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 104 95 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 18 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.08% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 7.63% 11.52% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
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£288 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.46% -6.12%
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
236 243 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.23% 9.40% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 102 69
Average daily rate £320 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Renfrewshire +4 7 £305 -14.55%
Edinburgh -11 6 £125 -16.66% 2
Glasgow -3 2 £310 - 5
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) Citrix
3 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (65.71%) VMware
5 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
7 17 (48.57%) McAfee
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
8 16 (45.71%) SQL
9 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
10 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (40.00%) MCSE
11 13 (37.14%) MCSA
11 13 (37.14%) AIX
11 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
11 13 (37.14%) WAN
11 13 (37.14%) WinRunner
11 13 (37.14%) TestDirector
11 13 (37.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (37.14%) Veritas
11 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX
11 13 (37.14%) Clustering
11 13 (37.14%) Change Management
11 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
11 13 (37.14%) MCTS
11 13 (37.14%) MCITP
11 13 (37.14%) PDA

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) SAN
4 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.57%) Junos
6 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.86%) IPv4
8 1 (2.86%) IPv6
8 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) ADSL
8 1 (2.86%) Intranet
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) WinRunner
1 13 (37.14%) TestDirector
1 13 (37.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) ArcSight Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Service Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Clustering
1 13 (37.14%) PDA
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (37.14%) AIX
5 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Change Management
1 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
1 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
2 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.71%) Network Management
8 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Demand Management
8 1 (2.86%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (40.00%) MCSE
4 13 (37.14%) MCSA
4 13 (37.14%) MCTS
4 13 (37.14%) MCITP
5 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
5 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) CCNA
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (11.43%) MCP
7 3 (8.57%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.57%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (37.14%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (34.29%) Netcool
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 25 (71.43%) Citrix
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) McAfee
4 13 (37.14%) Veritas
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) F5
6 8 (22.86%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.57%) EMC
8 3 (8.57%) Juniper
8 3 (8.57%) Crossbeam
8 3 (8.57%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.86%) Lumension
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Nortel