Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 154 118
Rank change year-on-year +10 -36 +39
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 65 21 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 0.49% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 8.99% 5.08% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 66
Scotland median daily rate £280 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £217 £110 £211
90th Percentile £357 £350 £388
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £26.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% +189.66%
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% -32.14% +35.92%

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 723 413 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.16% 9.56% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 229 390
Scotland median daily rate £325 £355 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% +7.58% +3.13%
10th Percentile £133 £124 £157
90th Percentile £513 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% -48.70% +108.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.39 £19.75
90th Percentile £34.13 £26.88 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £16.19 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -3.03% +2.23%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 +1 46 £280 +10.34%
Glasgow -15 10 £268 -10.83%
Edinburgh -26 5 £381 +27.08% 4
Dundee - 1 £275 -
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 62 (95.38%) Active Directory
2 61 (93.85%) Windows
3 58 (89.23%) Microsoft
4 56 (86.15%) VMware
5 52 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (80.00%) SC Cleared
5 52 (80.00%) Security Cleared
6 50 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (76.92%) Citrix
7 48 (73.85%) Clustering
7 48 (73.85%) McAfee
8 47 (72.31%) Change Management
8 47 (72.31%) DHCP
8 47 (72.31%) DNS
8 47 (72.31%) Software Testing
9 46 (70.77%) McAfee ePO
9 46 (70.77%) Windows 7
9 46 (70.77%) SQL
10 45 (69.23%) AIX
10 45 (69.23%) WinRunner
10 45 (69.23%) HP UFT
10 45 (69.23%) Veritas
10 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
10 45 (69.23%) Office 365
11 43 (66.15%) ISTQB
11 43 (66.15%) Test Scripting
12 42 (64.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (64.62%) PDA
13 41 (63.08%) HP

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 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (69.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (72.31%) DHCP
1 47 (72.31%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) Skype
2 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) IPv4
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (69.23%) HP UFT
1 45 (69.23%) WinRunner
2 8 (12.31%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Analyst
2 26 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (7.69%) Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Lync Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Administrator
11 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Wintel Support
11 2 (3.08%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 1 (1.54%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) LAMP
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (73.85%) Clustering
2 42 (64.62%) PDA
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (93.85%) Windows
2 52 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (70.77%) Windows 7
5 45 (69.23%) AIX
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.62%) Linux
11 2 (3.08%) Unix
12 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Change Management
1 47 (72.31%) Software Testing
2 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 43 (66.15%) Test Scripting
4 33 (50.77%) Smoke Testing
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 3 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) Records Management
8 2 (3.08%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.54%) Migration
9 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 52 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (66.15%) ISTQB
3 14 (21.54%) MCSE
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.31%) Degree
5 7 (10.77%) MCITP
5 7 (10.77%) MCSA
5 7 (10.77%) MCTS
6 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (95.38%) Active Directory
2 50 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
3 42 (64.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (70.77%) McAfee ePO
2 38 (58.46%) HP ALM
3 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (9.23%) Netcool
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) SCCM
6 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (89.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (86.15%) VMware
3 50 (76.92%) Citrix
4 48 (73.85%) McAfee
5 45 (69.23%) Veritas
6 41 (63.08%) HP
7 39 (60.00%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy