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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Hyper-V
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 8 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.67% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 13.74% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 6
Median daily rate £324 £335 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% -5.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £449 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £417
% change year-on-year -12.85% -16.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -26.92% +9.47%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 140 313 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.09% 12.15% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 165 110
Median daily rate £375 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £249 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -52.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £16.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +16 2 £319 -29.16% 2
Renfrewshire -8 2 £340 +1.49%
Glasgow -4 1 £300 +0.41%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £310 -
Hyper-V
UK

Hyper-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 12 (36.36%) DNS
7 12 (36.36%) Citrix
8 11 (33.33%) DHCP
9 10 (30.30%) Clustering
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (30.30%) Office 365
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco
11 8 (24.24%) MCSE
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (24.24%) MCITP
11 8 (24.24%) SCCM
11 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.21%) Finance
12 7 (21.21%) Veritas
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
12 7 (21.21%) AIX
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL

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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (9.09%) Skype
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) VSAN
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.06%) WinDbg
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) AIX
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) HPUX
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
9 1 (3.03%) SUSE
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCITP
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) MCSA
2 6 (18.18%) MCTS
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) KVM
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (18.18%) Netcool
3 5 (15.15%) SCOM
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.03%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.03%) Puppet
6 1 (3.03%) vRealize
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Veritas
6 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Mitel
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) Varonis
8 2 (6.06%) Xerox
9 1 (3.03%) Canon
9 1 (3.03%) F5
9 1 (3.03%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy
9 1 (3.03%) Sophos