Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Remote Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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.

Remote Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 227 238
Rank change year-on-year +100 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 6 13 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.85% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £363 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.82% -38.89% +309.09%
10th Percentile £306 £200 £154
90th Percentile £378 £448 £519
Central London median daily rate £363 £275 £375
% change year-on-year +31.82% -26.67% +240.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +1.79%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +1.79%

Remote Desktop is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 237 704 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.64% 10.84% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 526 684
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £255 £206 £205
90th Percentile £638 £658 £634
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 26
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +72.41% -10.90%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.85 £14.50
90th Percentile £49.35 £44.80 £34.13
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% +71.05% -10.19%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the City of London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the City of London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Remote 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 City of London region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Azure
4 1 (16.67%) AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp