Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 195 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +19
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 14 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.91% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
East of England median daily rate £400 £475 £131
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +261.90% -66.13%
10th Percentile £159 £229 £126
90th Percentile £469 £620 £138
England median daily rate £210 £255 £225
% change year-on-year -17.49% +13.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £15.19 -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.69 £13.00
% change year-on-year -13.66% +51.46% -8.77%

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 904 942 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.74% 18.71% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 464 463
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £177 £178 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £543
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 119 63
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -33.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.87 £12.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.70 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +6 8 £430 - 4
Hertfordshire -11 5 - - 4
Essex - 1 £109 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) REST
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) High Availability
5 5 (35.71%) Health Informatics
5 5 (35.71%) Informatics
5 5 (35.71%) LAMP
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) PACS
5 5 (35.71%) e-Health
5 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 5 (35.71%) HL7

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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (35.71%) e-Health
2 5 (35.71%) LIMS
2 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 5 (35.71%) PACS
3 1 (7.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) DRM
2 5 (35.71%) Health Informatics
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Informatics
2 5 (35.71%) Server Patching
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) HL7
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (35.71%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) ESET
3 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
3 1 (7.14%) VMware