Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 25 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 208 207
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 -24
Contract jobs citing Virtual Desktop 1 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.024% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 1.02% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Yorkshire median daily rate - £288 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.73% +50.68%
England median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.00% -
England median hourly rate £16.81 £12.38 £16.25
% change year-on-year +35.80% -23.85% -18.75%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 508 688 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.27% 12.30% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 439 370
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% +12.07%
10th Percentile £121 £175 £162
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £353
% change year-on-year +3.03% +16.81% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 103
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +20.83% -9.09%
10th Percentile £9.36 £9.00 £8.96
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.90 £23.53
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +6.67%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Yorkshire

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Yorkshire

Virtual Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Desktop in Yorkshire

Virtual Desktop
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 Virtual Desktop within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
South Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Primavera
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Business Change Management

Virtual Desktop
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Primavera
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware