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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 580 476 376
Rank change year-on-year -104 -100 +177
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 19 23 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.93% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 26
10th Percentile £175 £196 £141
25th Percentile £199 £205 £204
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £265 £375 £350
Median % change year-on-year -29.33% +7.14% +81.82%
75th Percentile £486 £536 -
90th Percentile £521 £540 £369
England median daily rate £325 £413 £289
% change year-on-year -21.21% +42.86% +80.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £20.43 £17.94 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% -5.61% +22.58%

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 3,799 2,466 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.71% 9.19% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,695 1,698 1,290
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
25th Percentile £450 £395 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £663
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 22 50
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.23 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.34 £20.69
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £41.50
Median % change year-on-year -24.66% -12.05% +93.02%
75th Percentile £46.00 £52.31 £48.52
90th Percentile £67.50 £75.70 £53.75
England median hourly rate £24.50 £23.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.89% +13.39% +3.70%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop in London.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -32 4 £241 -35.83% 2
West London -11 1 £135 - 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Azure
7 5 (26.32%) Social Skills
8 4 (21.05%) XenApp
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Service Management
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (10.53%) iManage

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 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (26.32%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.26%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) SD-WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Softphone
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Social Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Aviation
4 1 (5.26%) International Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Handset
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cost Reduction
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (10.53%) DevSecOps
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Practice Management
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) Docker
6 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (5.26%) Avamar
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) OfficeScan
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) PaperCut
2 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) vRealize
2 1 (5.26%) VxRail
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) iManage
4 2 (10.53%) Intapp
4 2 (10.53%) Ivanti
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) CenturyLink
5 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) Draytek
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds