Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 17 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.

Virtual Servers
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 88 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +96
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.87% 0.40% -
As % of the System Software category 8.82% 3.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £255
% change year-on-year +6.67% +47.06% -12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £129.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £129.00 - -

Virtual Servers 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 170 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.87% 11.13% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 96
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75% +3.39%
10th Percentile £127 £143 £126
90th Percentile £500 £468 £439
Scotland median daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.00% +15.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% -45.24% +15.07%
10th Percentile £17.30 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £146.10 £24.50 £40.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +9.46%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Glasgow

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Glasgow

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Servers in Glasgow

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Servers.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Software Deployment
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
5 6 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Validation
7 4 (26.67%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) ACTC
7 4 (26.67%) ACHDS
7 4 (26.67%) ACDT
7 4 (26.67%) MCDST
7 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) MCSA
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry

Virtual Servers
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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) ISDN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Applications Packager
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ACDT
1 4 (26.67%) ACHDS
1 4 (26.67%) ACTC
1 4 (26.67%) MCDST
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCSM
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Apple
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk