Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 571 552
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 -13
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 72 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 40
London median daily rate £200 £190 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £103 £105 £105
90th Percentile £389 £458 £375
England median daily rate £240 £265 £215
% change year-on-year -9.43% +23.26% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
London median hourly rate £19.49 £22.58 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +58.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £18.48 £16.03 £12.63
90th Percentile £20.39 £40.00 £79.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year -8.71% +53.36% -16.67%

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 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 5,414 5,006 6,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.80% 11.35% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,763 3,343 4,066
London median daily rate £456 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £252
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 147 127
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.20 £47.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%

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

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
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
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 25 September 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 -24 14 £164 +16.96% 5
East London - 3 - - 2
West London -13 1 £593 +62.33% 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 63 (87.50%) Windows
2 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 31 (43.06%) Office 365
4 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
5 24 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
7 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
8 21 (29.17%) SCCM
9 19 (26.39%) VPN
10 18 (25.00%) DNS
10 18 (25.00%) DHCP
10 18 (25.00%) Mac OS X
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (22.22%) ITSM
12 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (20.83%) Citrix
13 15 (20.83%) ServiceNow
14 12 (16.67%) Firewall
14 12 (16.67%) VMware
14 12 (16.67%) Finance
14 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
15 10 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (13.89%) ITIL
15 10 (13.89%) LAN
15 10 (13.89%) Application Virtualisation

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 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (43.06%) Office 365
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) G Suite
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
2 19 (26.39%) VPN
3 18 (25.00%) DHCP
3 18 (25.00%) DNS
4 12 (16.67%) Firewall
5 10 (13.89%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
7 6 (8.33%) Skype
8 5 (6.94%) SAN
9 4 (5.56%) NAS
9 4 (5.56%) VoIP
10 3 (4.17%) Internet
10 3 (4.17%) PBX
10 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.78%) VLAN
11 2 (2.78%) Wireless
12 1 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.39%) Power BI
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Chocolatey
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) German Language
4 4 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.78%) French Language
5 2 (2.78%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (23.61%) Service Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Service Desk Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Support Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Desktop Support
4 11 (15.28%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) IT Support
6 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Fat Client
1 7 (9.72%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) PDA
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 24 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 18 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.72%) Android
9 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.56%) Linux
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITSM
1 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (13.89%) Application Virtualisation
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (8.33%) Migration
5 5 (6.94%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Time Management
7 3 (4.17%) Server Management
8 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.78%) Break/Fix
8 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.78%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.78%) Personalization
8 2 (2.78%) Security Hardening
8 2 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.39%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.39%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Citrix
2 15 (20.83%) ServiceNow
3 12 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Polycom
5 4 (5.56%) Sony
6 3 (4.17%) Apple
6 3 (4.17%) Sophos
7 2 (2.78%) Avaya
7 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.78%) Canon
7 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) Google
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.39%) Zerto