Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 88 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 - +91
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.20% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Scotland median daily rate £700 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +86.67% -11.76% +4.29%
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 156 131 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.34% 10.99% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 69 87
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% +10.82%
10th Percentile £128 £176 £130
90th Percentile £500 £460 £438
Scotland median daily rate £375 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -1.64% +17.31% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £11.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.35% -64.06% +75.34%
10th Percentile £12.14 £10.00 £21.70
90th Percentile £136.65 £21.70 £42.30
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -13.16%

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

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Machines in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 February 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%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Yammer
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Management
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA

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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Yammer
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Datadog
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) DC/OS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) CCEA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Packer
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk