Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 23 March 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.

VMS
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £600
Scotland median daily rate - £155 £600
% change year-on-year - -74.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 498 462 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.64% 16.26% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 292 150
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £130 £160 £135
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.47% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £16.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.59% -12.42% +26.23%
10th Percentile £11.90 £13.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £45.55 £21.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Edinburgh

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Edinburgh

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMS in Edinburgh