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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 106 116
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +62
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 33 15 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 0.75% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 3.88% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 6
10th Percentile £185 - £223
25th Percentile £313 - £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £120 £438
Median % change year-on-year +170.83% -72.57% +45.83%
75th Percentile £338 - £542
90th Percentile £346 - £561
England median daily rate £325 £413 £289
% change year-on-year -21.21% +42.86% +80.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
10th Percentile £17.69 £15.50 -
25th Percentile £17.97 £17.60 -
Median hourly rate £18.55 £18.27 -
Median % change year-on-year +1.53% - -
75th Percentile £18.76 - -
90th Percentile £19.13 £18.55 -
England median hourly rate £22.30 £17.60 £19.00
% change year-on-year +26.70% -7.37% +26.67%

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 460 387 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.34% 19.24% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 198 189
10th Percentile £200 £168 £205
25th Percentile £313 £270 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +4.94%
75th Percentile £525 £450 £488
90th Percentile £630 £571 £540
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 21
10th Percentile - £13.25 £13.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £15.13 £14.50
Median hourly rate £15.99 £18.27 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -12.51% +17.87% -10.14%
75th Percentile £47.63 £25.22 £19.50
90th Percentile £68.75 £45.75 £21.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.56 £21.88
% change year-on-year +6.10% +7.71% +9.38%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the East of England

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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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire - 24 £325 - 3
Norfolk - 4 £190 -
Essex -20 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £138 - 2
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
3 27 (81.82%) Windows
4 26 (78.79%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (69.70%) Azure
5 23 (69.70%) AWS
5 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (69.70%) SLA
5 23 (69.70%) VMware
6 22 (66.67%) Change Management
6 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
6 22 (66.67%) Incident Management
6 22 (66.67%) SCCM
6 22 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (18.18%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) Dell
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Apple
9 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.09%) Social Skills
10 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
10 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
11 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (6.06%) IIS

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 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (69.70%) AWS
2 23 (69.70%) Azure
3 22 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Social Skills
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop Support
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Change Management
1 22 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCA
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Apple
4 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Ivanti