Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 185 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 20 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.24% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
East of England median daily rate £283 £550 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.64% +358.33% -73.33%
England median daily rate £164 £200 £250
% change year-on-year -18.13% -20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.85 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% +15.38% +8.33%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 857 808 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.94% 16.87% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 406 415
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £193 £151 £188
90th Percentile £550 £552 £544
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 56
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £34.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.62% -9.51% +16.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.35 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.15 £49.25 £44.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the East of England

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Cambridgeshire +20 8 £430 - 4
Hertfordshire +11 8 - - 2
Suffolk - 2 £165 -
East Anglia - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 £109 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) NHS
6 8 (40.00%) LIMS
6 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (40.00%) Migration
6 8 (40.00%) PACS
6 8 (40.00%) e-Health
6 8 (40.00%) Informatics
6 8 (40.00%) HL7
6 8 (40.00%) Data Migration
6 8 (40.00%) Health Informatics
6 8 (40.00%) Analytics
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
7 7 (35.00%) Server Patching
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
8 6 (30.00%) HTTP
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 7 (35.00%) DHCP
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) HTTP
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Broadband
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) NHS
2 8 (40.00%) e-Health
2 8 (40.00%) LIMS
2 8 (40.00%) PACS
3 6 (30.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 8 (40.00%) Health Informatics
1 8 (40.00%) Informatics
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Server Patching
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) DRM
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (5.00%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) HL7
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.00%) VMware