Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 534 545
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -53
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 86 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.08% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 38
London median daily rate £200 £213 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -27.97% +7.27%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £150
90th Percentile £475 £438 £675
England median daily rate £205 £263 £276
% change year-on-year -21.90% -4.98% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
London median hourly rate £20.91 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.89% +12.50% -12.95%
10th Percentile £16.67 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £99.29 £18.20 £15.75
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +16.98% +10.42% -3.69%

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 5,249 5,259 5,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 12.73% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,636 3,493 3,619
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 150 147
London median hourly rate £20.26 £20.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.05% -7.95% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%

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

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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 24 February 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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 24 February 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 24 February 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 -17 16 £450 +309.09% 2
South London -40 10 £100 -75.00%
East London -16 2 £125 -61.54% 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 72 (83.72%) Windows
2 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 38 (44.19%) Citrix
5 31 (36.05%) VPN
6 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
7 29 (33.72%) Office 365
8 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
8 20 (23.26%) Finance
9 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
9 17 (19.77%) Apple
10 16 (18.60%) Cisco
10 16 (18.60%) Apple iOS
10 16 (18.60%) Mac OS
11 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
11 15 (17.44%) DNS
11 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
11 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.28%) Firewall
13 13 (15.12%) ITSM
13 13 (15.12%) Service Management
14 12 (13.95%) HP
14 12 (13.95%) Mac OS X
14 12 (13.95%) Blackberry
14 12 (13.95%) SCCM
15 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
15 11 (12.79%) DHCP
15 11 (12.79%) Legal
16 10 (11.63%) Thin Client

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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Confluence
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.65%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (4.65%) Vectorworks
4 2 (2.33%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Eikon
1 1 (1.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.72%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.98%) G Suite
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.16%) Datadog
6 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) VPN
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) Firewall
4 11 (12.79%) DHCP
5 7 (8.14%) LAN
5 7 (8.14%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (6.98%) SSL
7 5 (5.81%) Skype
8 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.49%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) Intranet
9 3 (3.49%) Wireless
10 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.33%) SAN
11 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Bitbucket
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Legal
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Service Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (13.95%) Desktop Support
5 11 (12.79%) Mac Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) IT Support
9 7 (8.14%) Business Test Analyst
9 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.63%) Fat Client
3 10 (11.63%) Thin Client
4 8 (9.30%) PKI
5 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.98%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (6.98%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.81%) iPhone
7 3 (3.49%) iPad
8 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (83.72%) Windows
2 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
4 16 (18.60%) Apple iOS
4 16 (18.60%) Mac OS
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.95%) Mac OS X
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.14%) Android
9 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.16%) Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.12%) ITSM
2 13 (15.12%) Service Management
3 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
3 9 (10.47%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.47%) Project Management
3 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
4 7 (8.14%) IT Strategy
5 6 (6.98%) Coaching
5 6 (6.98%) Release Management
5 6 (6.98%) SDLC
6 4 (4.65%) Change Management
6 4 (4.65%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.65%) Test Management
7 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.49%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.65%) AppleScript
2 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.65%) Python
3 3 (3.49%) C
4 2 (2.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCSA
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.16%) iptables
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) HP ALM
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.16%) Nagios
5 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (44.19%) Citrix
3 17 (19.77%) Apple
4 16 (18.60%) Cisco
5 12 (13.95%) HP
6 9 (10.47%) Adobe
6 9 (10.47%) Altiris
7 8 (9.30%) VMware
8 7 (8.14%) Juniper
9 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
9 6 (6.98%) Google
10 4 (4.65%) Avaya
10 4 (4.65%) Dell
10 4 (4.65%) NetApp
11 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.33%) Bomgar
12 2 (2.33%) Ivanti
12 2 (2.33%) Snow
12 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds