Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 142 148
Rank change year-on-year +56 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 22 29 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 0.65% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 4.41% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 55
Median daily rate £413 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +29.46% -6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £243 £217
90th Percentile £435 £438 £357
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +54.76% -20.75% +41.33%

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 275 658 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.17% 14.80% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 335 470
Median daily rate £418 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +13.64% -6.38%
10th Percentile £153 £135 £135
90th Percentile £569 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.53% +2.29% -11.39%
10th Percentile £27.28 £13.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £62.98 £30.95 £34.13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.36
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.93% +2.23%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Scotland

Hyper-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in Scotland.

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 14 August 2020. 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
Renfrewshire +4 10 £421 - 1
Glasgow +35 6 £375 +11.11%
Edinburgh +43 3 £200 -45.76% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 9 (40.91%) SCVMM
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Storage Management
8 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) DHCP
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.64%) CommVault
9 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (13.64%) VLAN

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) TestLink
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Housing Association
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Storage Management
4 3 (13.64%) Server Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.09%) Post-Production
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) HND
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCVMM
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) CommVault
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) GFI Software
5 2 (9.09%) Ivanti
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos