Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Virtual Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Desktop over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Virtual Desktop
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 115 133
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.045% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category - 0.52% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £438
Scotland median daily rate £285 £313 £438
% change year-on-year -8.80% -28.57% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 -

Virtual Desktop 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 331 191 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.07% 8.52% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 104 130
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £121 £222 £134
90th Percentile £625 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £338 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -57.44% +56.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £18.78 £46.38
90th Percentile £36.25 £23.33 £52.13
Scotland median hourly rate £15.93 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -16.16% -49.33% +120.59%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Edinburgh

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Edinburgh

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Edinburgh