Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 248 256
Rank change year-on-year +52 +8 -21
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.098% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 0.92% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
City of London median daily rate £200 £165 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -67.00% +143.90%
10th Percentile £178 £139 £468
90th Percentile £703 £268 £533
Central London median daily rate £200 £164 £475
% change year-on-year +22.14% -65.53% +131.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 591 764 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.71% 10.73% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 588 599
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £199 £156 £208
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £22.85
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.93% +14.42% -13.16%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Remote Desktop in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the City of London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the City of London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the City of London

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Remote Desktop
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Google
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (29.41%) GCP
3 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
6 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Break/Fix
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GCP
1 5 (29.41%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Break/Fix
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Google
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.88%) Sage