Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Virtual Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Desktop over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 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 Desktop
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - +121 +13
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 2 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% - 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 - £200
England median daily rate £475 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% +21.43%

Virtual Desktop 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 244 57 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.22% 11.13% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 21 195
10th Percentile £94 £135 £130
25th Percentile £158 £180 £180
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £320 £365 £350
Median % change year-on-year -12.33% +4.29% -5.41%
75th Percentile £438 £500 £438
90th Percentile £563 " £533
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.20% +2.00% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 47
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.52 £10.43
25th Percentile £9.52 £10.10 £11.17
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.87 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -4.80% -9.89% -4.03%
75th Percentile £14.75 £17.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £15.50 £19.80 £43.59
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.55% +10.16% -

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in the East Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in the East Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Desktop in the East Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £513 - 1
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Desktop 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Architecture Roadmap

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365 Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Roadmap
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL