Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Desktop Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Desktop Virtualisation over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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.

Desktop Virtualization
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 189 184
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 3 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.059% 0.38% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.45% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
East of England median daily rate £500 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +42.31% +30.00%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.80 £14.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year +2.07% +5.84% -

Desktop Virtualisation 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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,327 4,252 4,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.04% 85.09% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,526 2,443 2,302
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 326
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £26.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +16.94% +5.64%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

Desktop Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Desktop Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Virtualisation in the East of England

Desktop Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Virtualisation in the East of England

Desktop Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Virtualisation in the East of England

Desktop Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -14 3 £500 +11.11% 2
Desktop Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 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 of England region with a requirement for Desktop Virtualisation.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

Desktop Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware