Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 158 101
Rank change year-on-year -7 -57 +45
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 32 33 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.67% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category 5.01% 6.51% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 62
Scotland median daily rate £280 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% -10.93%
10th Percentile £221 £108 £175
90th Percentile £338 £435 £386
UK median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.63 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.88% +184.48%
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -28.57% +47.37%

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 639 507 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.17% 10.25% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 271 372
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £160
90th Percentile £600 £550 £452
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.39 £13.35
90th Percentile £44.27 £37.25 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -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 19 November 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 19 November 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 - 19 £280 -
Edinburgh -13 6 £400 +48.15% 5
Glasgow -17 6 £325 - 2
Dundee - 1 £275 - 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 29 (90.63%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 24 (75.00%) Office 365
5 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
6 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
8 19 (59.38%) SQL
8 19 (59.38%) Citrix
8 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (56.25%) McAfee
9 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
9 18 (56.25%) Veritas
9 18 (56.25%) WinRunner
9 18 (56.25%) AIX
9 18 (56.25%) DHCP
9 18 (56.25%) DNS
9 18 (56.25%) Clustering
9 18 (56.25%) ISTQB
9 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
9 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
9 18 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (53.13%) McAfee ePO
10 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
10 17 (53.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (53.13%) PDA
10 17 (53.13%) Ivanti
10 17 (53.13%) Software Testing

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 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (75.00%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.38%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.25%) Yammer
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.13%) Datadog
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DHCP
1 18 (56.25%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Skype
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
1 18 (56.25%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Clustering
2 17 (53.13%) PDA
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (56.25%) AIX
5 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) DC/OS
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
1 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
3 16 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Server Management
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Management
5 2 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) MCSE
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
5 4 (12.50%) CCA
5 4 (12.50%) CCEA
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (12.50%) VCAP
5 4 (12.50%) VCP4
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.25%) MCSA
7 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (53.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) HP ALM
1 17 (53.13%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (18.75%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Packer
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) VMware
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 18 (56.25%) McAfee
4 18 (56.25%) Veritas
5 17 (53.13%) HP
5 17 (53.13%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) New Relic
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk