Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 3 August 2020 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 4 26 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.44% 3.09% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 7.02% 14.69% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Median daily rate £545 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.79% +25.81% -
10th Percentile £454 £403 £356
90th Percentile £549 £525 £419
South West median daily rate £545 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +14.74% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 57 177 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.50% 21.05% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 94 42
Median daily rate £520 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +53.85% +52.05%
10th Percentile £164 £229 £180
90th Percentile £650 £647 £621
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £390
% change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £12.38 £31.00 £30.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.08% +1.32% +135.35%
10th Percentile £10.51 £16.01 £11.65
90th Percentile £33.65 £34.15 £46.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% +15.70%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Gloucestershire

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Gloucestershire

Virtual Desktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Desktop in Gloucestershire

Virtual Desktop
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
Gloucester +14 3 £545 +23.86%
Virtual Desktop
South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 4 (100.00%) SCSM
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Author
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) SCSM
1 4 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) Dell