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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Hyper-V
Rank 86 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 49 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.94% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 14.98% 9.20% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 11
Median daily rate £293 £349 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £508 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -30.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.60 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+77.18% -6.36%
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
327 261 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.94% 8.18% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 108 137
Median daily rate £310 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £168 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -7 18 £300 -12.40% 1
Glasgow +21 17 £249 -33.66% 1
Edinburgh -2 9 £325 -25.71%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Stirling - 1 £500 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
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Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 84 (86.60%) Active Directory
2 83 (85.57%) Microsoft
2 83 (85.57%) Windows
3 68 (70.10%) VMware
4 63 (64.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (57.73%) Citrix
6 51 (52.58%) SQL
7 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (45.36%) Windows Server
8 41 (42.27%) MCSA
9 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
10 38 (39.18%) Clustering
11 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (36.08%) Change Management
13 32 (32.99%) Windows XP
13 32 (32.99%) Software Testing
14 31 (31.96%) Windows 7
14 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
16 29 (29.90%) ITIL
17 28 (28.87%) MCSE
17 28 (28.87%) DNS
18 27 (27.84%) Netcool
18 27 (27.84%) Intel Security
18 27 (27.84%) Veritas
18 27 (27.84%) AIX
18 27 (27.84%) MCTS
18 27 (27.84%) MCITP
18 27 (27.84%) 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 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.59%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.37%) OpenStack
4 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (7.22%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.06%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.03%) Apache
9 1 (1.03%) IIS
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) DNS
2 26 (26.80%) DHCP
3 24 (24.74%) SAN
4 9 (9.28%) VPN
5 8 (8.25%) WAN
6 5 (5.15%) SMTP
7 4 (4.12%) Intranet
7 4 (4.12%) LAN
7 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.12%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.09%) Firewall
8 3 (3.09%) WLAN
9 2 (2.06%) NAS
9 2 (2.06%) Skype
9 2 (2.06%) VoIP
10 1 (1.03%) FCoE
10 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.03%) Multicast
10 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) HBase
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) HP UFT
1 23 (23.71%) WinRunner
2 21 (21.65%) TestDirector
3 6 (6.19%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Law
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (18.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Mobility Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.12%) Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.09%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Migration Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.18%) Clustering
2 19 (19.59%) PDA
3 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.19%) CESG
5 6 (6.19%) PKI
5 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (85.57%) Windows
2 63 (64.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (45.36%) Windows Server
4 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (32.99%) Windows XP
6 31 (31.96%) Windows 7
6 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (27.84%) AIX
8 14 (14.43%) Windows 10
9 11 (11.34%) Linux
10 9 (9.28%) Android
11 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (7.22%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.03%) Solaris
13 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Change Management
2 32 (32.99%) Software Testing
3 29 (29.90%) ITIL
4 25 (25.77%) Smoke Testing
4 25 (25.77%) Test Scripting
5 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.40%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (11.34%) Migration
8 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.22%) High Availability
10 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.15%) Conflict Management
11 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.12%) Project Management
13 3 (3.09%) BCP
13 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
13 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (3.09%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (3.09%) Network Management
13 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (42.27%) MCSA
3 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
4 28 (28.87%) MCSE
5 27 (27.84%) ISTQB
5 27 (27.84%) MCITP
5 27 (27.84%) MCTS
6 25 (25.77%) SC Cleared
7 13 (13.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.09%) Degree
9 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.03%) APMP
11 1 (1.03%) CCNA
11 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 84 (86.60%) Active Directory
2 44 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.74%) VMware ESX
4 15 (15.46%) vSphere
5 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.22%) XenApp
6 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.06%) RHEV
8 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.03%) KVM
8 1 (1.03%) NFS
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.03%) SRDF
8 1 (1.03%) UAG
8 1 (1.03%) vCloud
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) McAfee ePO
1 27 (27.84%) Netcool
2 21 (21.65%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (14.43%) SCCM
4 7 (7.22%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (6.19%) SCOM
5 6 (6.19%) SCVMM
5 6 (6.19%) WSUS
6 5 (5.15%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (3.09%) XenMobile
9 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 83 (85.57%) Microsoft
2 68 (70.10%) VMware
3 56 (57.73%) Citrix
4 27 (27.84%) Intel Security
4 27 (27.84%) Veritas
5 20 (20.62%) HP
6 16 (16.49%) Cisco
7 14 (14.43%) Oracle
8 9 (9.28%) Apple
9 7 (7.22%) Samsung
10 6 (6.19%) CA
10 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.15%) arcserve
12 4 (4.12%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.12%) AppSense
12 4 (4.12%) Brocade
12 4 (4.12%) IBM
12 4 (4.12%) Lumension
12 4 (4.12%) Nintex
12 4 (4.12%) Symantec
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