Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 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 Machine (VM)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 109 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.082% 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median daily rate £600 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.62% - -
Scotland median daily rate £370 £700 £375
% change year-on-year -47.14% +86.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines 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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 193 162 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.79% 10.40% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 94 68
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.29% -9.64% +12.90%
10th Percentile £163 £123 £160
90th Percentile £588 £496 £475
Scotland median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £11.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +57.46% -46.32%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £136.65 £21.35
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -1.23%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Glasgow

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware