Period
to 18 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 187 158
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Scotland median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
UK median daily rate £413 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -5.17% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,313 1,438 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.13% 29.77% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 789 726
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £196 £206 £196
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 34
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £20.21 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -0.20% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.70 £11.32
90th Percentile £46.63 £43.70 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.84% +10.26% -2.50%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Scotland

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Scotland