Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 June 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 > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 526 508 540
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 -14
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 99 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.34% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 38
London median daily rate £219 £140 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -37.78% +25.00%
10th Percentile £103 £105 £105
90th Percentile £475 £450 £348
England median daily rate £275 £263 £250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
London median hourly rate £19.49 £24.38 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.06% +57.26% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.11 £15.02 £13.20
90th Percentile £69.62 £40.00 £56.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.21 £12.00
% change year-on-year +1.70% +43.40% -17.24%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,521 4,618 5,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.30% 11.64% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,804 3,093 3,846
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £253 £225
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 135 100
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.62 £21.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +6.85% +7.28%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Remote Desktop in London

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Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Central London -43 21 £438 +297.73% 6
East London - 4 £140 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 London region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
3 51 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 37 (37.37%) Citrix
5 29 (29.29%) Windows 7
6 26 (26.26%) VPN
7 25 (25.25%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (23.23%) Windows 10
9 23 (23.23%) Windows Server
10 22 (22.22%) Office 365
10 22 (22.22%) SCCM
11 19 (19.19%) ITSM
12 17 (17.17%) Firewall
12 17 (17.17%) Mac OS X
13 16 (16.16%) DNS
14 15 (15.15%) Cisco
14 15 (15.15%) Apple
14 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (14.14%) Mac OS
15 14 (14.14%) HP
15 14 (14.14%) DHCP
16 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
16 13 (13.13%) Finance
16 13 (13.13%) VMware
16 13 (13.13%) Service Management
16 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (12.12%) Banking
18 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (11.11%) ServiceNow

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.04%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.01%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.01%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Office 365
2 9 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.06%) G Suite
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Datadog
5 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) VPN
2 17 (17.17%) Firewall
3 16 (16.16%) DNS
4 14 (14.14%) DHCP
5 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.09%) LAN
7 7 (7.07%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (6.06%) Internet
8 6 (6.06%) Skype
8 6 (6.06%) SSL
8 6 (6.06%) WAN
9 5 (5.05%) SAN
10 4 (4.04%) NAS
11 3 (3.03%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.02%) Intranet
12 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
13 1 (1.01%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Bitbucket
1 6 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) MSI
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) German Language
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) French Language
6 2 (2.02%) Front Office
6 2 (2.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 24 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (18.18%) Desktop Support
5 16 (16.16%) Service Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Mac Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Administrator
7 10 (10.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) IT Support
8 8 (8.08%) SCCM Administrator
9 7 (7.07%) Business Test Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
10 6 (6.06%) Architect
10 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) XMPP
2 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Fat Client
2 10 (10.10%) PKI
2 10 (10.10%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.07%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (6.06%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.04%) iPhone
7 3 (3.03%) iPad
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.03%) PDA
8 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Windows 7
3 23 (23.23%) Windows 10
3 23 (23.23%) Windows Server
4 17 (17.17%) Mac OS X
5 14 (14.14%) Mac OS
6 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (9.09%) Android
9 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
9 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (19.19%) ITSM
3 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) Service Management
5 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 9 (9.09%) ITIL
5 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.09%) Project Management
5 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 7 (7.07%) IT Strategy
7 6 (6.06%) Coaching
7 6 (6.06%) Release Management
7 6 (6.06%) SDLC
7 6 (6.06%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.04%) Change Management
8 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.04%) Information Security
8 4 (4.04%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.04%) AppleScript
2 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.04%) Python
3 3 (3.03%) C
3 3 (3.03%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) Degree
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.05%) MCSA
5 5 (5.05%) MCSE
6 4 (4.04%) MCP
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) CCNA
8 1 (1.01%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) CISA
8 1 (1.01%) CISM
8 1 (1.01%) CISSP
8 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (2.02%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) NFS
5 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (6.06%) HP ALM
3 4 (4.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) Nagios
5 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.37%) Citrix
3 15 (15.15%) Apple
3 15 (15.15%) Cisco
4 14 (14.14%) HP
5 13 (13.13%) VMware
6 11 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 10 (10.10%) Juniper
8 6 (6.06%) Adobe
8 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 6 (6.06%) Google
9 4 (4.04%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.04%) Dell
9 4 (4.04%) Vectorworks
10 3 (3.03%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.03%) NetApp
10 3 (3.03%) Remedy
11 2 (2.02%) Samsung
11 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.02%) Sony