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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 86 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 4 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.082% -
As % of the System Software category 1.75% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £525 £506 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 -
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% - -
75th Percentile £575 £519 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 229 221 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.79% 18.16% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 145 38
10th Percentile £130 £94 £146
25th Percentile £153 £140 £255
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £263 £379
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -30.74% +7.52%
75th Percentile £480 £415 £484
90th Percentile £550 £560 £511
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
10th Percentile £14.24 £9.00 £9.40
25th Percentile £15.91 £9.52 £9.90
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.25 £12.23
Median % change year-on-year +51.02% +0.20% -14.39%
75th Percentile £23.50 £14.81 £16.14
90th Percentile £39.75 £15.68 £25.63
England median hourly rate £21.89 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.09% - +6.45%

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 4 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (50.00%) RBAC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Case
4 1 (25.00%) Technology Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Business Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering

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 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Case
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) RBAC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile
3 1 (25.00%) Business Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) Technology Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Packer
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA