Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 15 December 2017 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 - 140
Rank change year-on-year - +140 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.14% - 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median daily rate - - £350
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £349
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.70% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 358 333 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.67% 15.12% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 202 172
Surrey median daily rate £403 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +7.91% -0.71%
10th Percentile £128 £140 £155
90th Percentile £575 £537 £512
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 27
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% -4.62%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.75 £11.58
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.85 £23.85
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +8.07%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Surrey

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Surrey

Virtual Desktop
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Redhill - 4 - -
Virtual Desktop
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware