Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - +96 -4
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.21% - 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% - 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate £338 - -
Scotland median daily rate £650 £700 £250
% change year-on-year -7.14% +180.00% -16.67%
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 225 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.42% 10.32% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 55
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.91% +30.17%
10th Percentile £176 £122 £157
90th Percentile £575 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £335 £365
% change year-on-year +11.94% -8.22% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.50 £24.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +38.17% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £12.33 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.25 £34.63 £24.85
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.29% -22.22% -40.79%

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 August 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware