Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 101 131
Rank change year-on-year -52 +30 +40
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 34 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 1.95% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 6.65% 13.40% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 61 33
Scotland median daily rate £325 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -11.29% -8.15%
10th Percentile £112 £175 £206
90th Percentile £432 £388 £496
UK median daily rate £338 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -3.57% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £41.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.88% +184.48% -17.14%
10th Percentile £25.00 £22.23 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £17.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £19.80
% change year-on-year -28.57% +41.41% -12.00%

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 511 627 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.17% 14.54% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 371 261
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.50%
10th Percentile £130 £160 £135
90th Percentile £550 £453 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%
10th Percentile £10.39 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -29 14 £270 +3.85% 4
Aberdeen -3 7 £409 -
South Lanarkshire - 6 £356 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Glasgow -29 1 - - 6
Midlothian - 1 £153 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £310 -
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 23 (67.65%) VMware
4 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (50.00%) SCCM
6 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 15 (44.12%) Office 365
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
10 9 (26.47%) Citrix
11 8 (23.53%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
12 7 (20.59%) SAN
12 7 (20.59%) PKI
12 7 (20.59%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (17.65%) HP
13 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 6 (17.65%) Sophos
14 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (14.71%) Wireless
14 5 (14.71%) IIS
14 5 (14.71%) Dell
14 5 (14.71%) Cisco
14 5 (14.71%) S/MIME

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 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) S/MIME
2 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
2 5 (14.71%) Wireless
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Junos
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Server Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Information Management
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.76%) Data Management
4 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.82%) Biometrics
5 3 (8.82%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ACSA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (8.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCENT
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.94%) Simpana
4 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Sophos
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Dell
6 4 (11.76%) Apple
6 4 (11.76%) Google
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
6 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 4 (11.76%) Veeam
6 4 (11.76%) Veritas
7 3 (8.82%) Meru Networks
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Remedy
9 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (2.94%) McAfee