Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing VSAM 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £400
Scotland median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VSAM is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 828 663 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.07% 31.26% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 370 430
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £256 £225
90th Percentile £550 £532 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +16.67% +37.50%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.15 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.20 £52.00 £29.95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in Edinburgh

VSAM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSAM in Edinburgh