Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 115 122
Rank change year-on-year -45 +7 +36
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 30 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 1.44% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 9.82% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 45
Scotland median daily rate £350 £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -16.67% -7.84%
10th Percentile £199 £180 £253
90th Percentile £438 £450 £448
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -3.37% -17.59% +3.85%

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

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 529 550 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.77% 14.64% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 344 271
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.80% -1.23%
10th Percentile £177 £153 £135
90th Percentile £588 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 12
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -13.92% +23.44%
10th Percentile £10.29 £13.28 £14.33
90th Percentile £42.95 £40.25 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hyper-V 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 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -45 12 £325 +8.33% 5
South Lanarkshire - 8 £363 -
Aberdeen - 7 £409 -
Glasgow -13 2 £300 +9.09% 4
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (70.00%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (63.33%) Windows
6 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
7 12 (40.00%) SCCM
8 11 (36.67%) Office 365
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 10 (33.33%) ITIL
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (30.00%) PKI
11 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
12 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
12 7 (23.33%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.00%) S/MIME
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications
13 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) Open Source
13 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (20.00%) Information Management
14 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (16.67%) Citrix

Hyper-V
Co-occurring 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) S/MIME
1 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Server Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Information Management
4 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Data Management
6 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Server Patching
8 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas