Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 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 Servers
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 98 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 -26 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.88% 0.21% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 7.78% 1.95% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Glasgow median daily rate £138 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.50% - -
10th Percentile £131 £330 £163
90th Percentile £388 £400 £425
Scotland median daily rate £138 £375 £395
% change year-on-year -63.20% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 167 154 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.26% 10.91% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 73
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £130 £181 £130
90th Percentile £498 £458 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.12% +168.75%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.90 £41.50
90th Percentile £70.68 £19.90 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.74% -51.58%

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 20 April 2019.

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

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Virtual Servers in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) ACTC
7 4 (30.77%) ACHDS
7 4 (30.77%) ACDT
7 4 (30.77%) MCDST
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Validation
7 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (30.77%) SLA
7 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
7 4 (30.77%) MCP
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) MCSA
7 4 (30.77%) 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) ISDN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ACDT
1 4 (30.77%) ACHDS
1 4 (30.77%) ACTC
1 4 (30.77%) MCDST
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
1 4 (30.77%) MCSA
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) MCSM
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Apple
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat