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 28 June 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.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 94 117
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23  
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 9 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 1.94% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 11.05% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 40 6
Median daily rate £258 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.16% +5.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £242 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £391 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +162.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.64% +33.33%  

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 207 516 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.39% 17.54% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 432 166
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £176 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 42 15
Median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.71% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £35.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £42.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Renfrewshire +30 4 £250 -17.01%
Glasgow -15 3 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £310 -
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Office 365
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) MCITP
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared

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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) AIX
8 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCITP
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Netcool
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter