Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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.

VMS
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - +116 +19
Contract jobs citing VMS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.070% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £550
Scotland median daily rate - £155 £550
% change year-on-year - -71.82% +92.98%
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 492 513 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.28% 17.53% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 281 145
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £155 £206 £137
90th Percentile £544 £575 £503
Scotland median daily rate £388 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -1.15% +20.77% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.36 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.44% -15.01% +26.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.71 £14.37
90th Percentile £44.34 £21.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMS 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware