Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 July 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 109 117
Rank change year-on-year +47 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 7 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.04% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 1.09% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £123 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -36.36% +67.39%
10th Percentile £138 £113 £136
90th Percentile £363 £136 £247
Scotland median daily rate £128 £125 £260
% change year-on-year +2.00% -51.92% +103.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 - £15.75

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 183 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.20% 11.88% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 103 101
Median daily rate £394 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +21.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £241 £171 £205
90th Percentile £544 £575 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +70.37% -46.00%
10th Percentile £17.60 £16.08 £10.73
90th Percentile £26.00 £35.00 £36.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +48.94% +54.10% -53.79%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in Glasgow

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in Glasgow

Remote Desktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (71.43%) Progress
3 5 (71.43%) Broadband
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow
3 5 (71.43%) Skype
4 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) vRealize
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
6 1 (14.29%) Server Management
6 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
6 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
6 1 (14.29%) VSAN

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Broadband
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Skype
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) VSAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Server Management
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
1 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Progress
1 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware