Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 February 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 -26
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.10% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £791 - £700
North East median daily rate £531 - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 193 424 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.38% 21.68% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 275 63
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £202
90th Percentile £559 £514 £537
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 45 19
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.83% - -3.64%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £9.90
90th Percentile £32.00 £38.75 £44.15
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -42.39% -4.17% -12.73%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Tyne and Wear

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Tyne and Wear

Virtual Desktop
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £791 -
Virtual Desktop
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) ThinPrint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ThinPrint