The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.33% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 3.14% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £319 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £416
% change year-on-year -12.85% -15.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -21.64% +2.64%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 159 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.76% 10.49% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 34
Median daily rate £395 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Edinburgh

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Edinburgh

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) DHCP
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) SCCM
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) Citrix
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) PKI
10 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (16.67%) Dell

Hyper-V
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) CA
6 2 (11.11%) Mitel
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Varonis
6 2 (11.11%) Xerox
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (5.56%) Canon
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos