Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 19 August 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.061% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £356 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -11.05% +6.80% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £14.80 £14.35 -
% change year-on-year +3.14% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,282 3,620 5,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.41% 85.04% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,876 2,372 3,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £275
90th Percentile £540 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 89 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.07% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.42 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.70 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

Desktop Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Desktop Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Virtualisation in Yorkshire

Desktop Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Virtualisation in Yorkshire

Desktop Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Desktop Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Desktop Virtualisation.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS

Desktop Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware