Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 22 January 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.

Virtual Desktop
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 244 224
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 -7
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.013% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.73% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Midlands median daily rate - £469 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.93% -12.50%
England median daily rate £450 £368 £444
% change year-on-year +22.45% -17.18% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £11.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £14.13 £12.25
% change year-on-year +76.99% +15.31% -38.75%

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 Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 952 822 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.16% 9.39% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 458 321
Midlands median daily rate £353 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +10.24% -5.93%
10th Percentile £161 £127 £145
90th Percentile £551 £513 £488
England median daily rate £445 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +7.88% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 95 154
Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.99 £10.10 £10.02
90th Percentile £26.63 £21.49 £23.08
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.87% +4.19% -

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in the Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in the Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Desktop in the Midlands

Virtual Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect