Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 176 154
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22 -51
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 42 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.06% 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 7.33% 4.11% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Scotland median daily rate £381 £285 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.77% -13.96% +20.45%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £115
90th Percentile £490 £373 £429
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate £44.75 - £25.63
10th Percentile £39.33 - £25.00
90th Percentile £47.00 - £26.88
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% -28.57%

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 573 633 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.44% 12.16% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 370 284
Scotland median daily rate £379 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% +3.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £123 £131 £139
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 31
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.17 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.10 £44.27 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
Glasgow +21 14 £400 +23.08% 4
Renfrewshire +10 12 £325 +16.07% 2
Edinburgh +31 10 £425 +6.25% 3
South Lanarkshire - 4 - - 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 30 (71.43%) Office 365
4 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 23 (54.76%) SCCM
6 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
7 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 22 (52.38%) Citrix
8 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 21 (50.00%) Azure
9 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
11 18 (42.86%) AWS
11 18 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (42.86%) SQL
12 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
13 15 (35.71%) McAfee
13 15 (35.71%) GitHub
14 14 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
14 14 (33.33%) Veritas
14 14 (33.33%) Netcool
14 14 (33.33%) Change Management
14 14 (33.33%) Clustering
14 14 (33.33%) AIX
14 14 (33.33%) MCSE
14 14 (33.33%) MCSA
14 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (71.43%) Office 365
2 21 (50.00%) Azure
3 18 (42.86%) AWS
4 15 (35.71%) GitHub
5 4 (9.52%) OneDrive
6 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.38%) Trello
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) Skype
3 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JIRA
1 14 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Support
7 2 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administration Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Clustering
2 10 (23.81%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (33.33%) AIX
5 14 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Change Management
2 14 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) Smoke Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Change Control
7 4 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (9.52%) Server Management
7 4 (9.52%) Task Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 14 (33.33%) MCITP
4 14 (33.33%) MCSA
4 14 (33.33%) MCSE
4 14 (33.33%) MCTS
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) SCCM
2 14 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (33.33%) Netcool
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) SCOM
4 3 (7.14%) Terraform
5 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.76%) Plesk
6 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Puppet
6 1 (2.38%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Citrix
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) McAfee
3 14 (33.33%) Veritas
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) CommVault
6 4 (9.52%) Sophos
7 3 (7.14%) Mitel
7 3 (7.14%) Veeam
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) EMC
8 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec