Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Infrastructure over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 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 Infrastructure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 165 186
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 10 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.57% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Scotland median daily rate £412 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.42% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £335 £387 £374
90th Percentile £446 £445 £439
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% - -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +20.00% +57.89%

Virtual Infrastructure is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4241 3480 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.01% 83.63% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2026 2620
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 82 99
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.06% +3.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.83 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.43 £47.92
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

Virtual Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Virtual Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Scotland

Virtual Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Scotland

Virtual Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Infrastructure in Scotland

Virtual Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Scotland

Virtual Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +30 10 £412 -7.42%
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (100.00%) WSUS
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (70.00%) Software Distribution
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Service Design

Virtual Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (70.00%) Software Distribution
4 5 (50.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft