Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 599 557
Rank change year-on-year +38 -42 +8
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 68 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 36
London median daily rate £200 £188 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -39.29%
10th Percentile £103 £103 £105
90th Percentile £445 £478 £419
England median daily rate £165 £200 £256
% change year-on-year -17.50% -21.95% -5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
London median hourly rate £13.50 £20.91 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.44% +54.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.75 £20.07 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.11 £35.29 £23.55
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% +17.31% +8.33%

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 5,030 5,473 5,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.76% 11.51% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,449 3,725 3,856
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £648 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 147 151
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% - -8.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -8 12 £168 -64.74% 3
West London - 3 £180 - 6
South London -25 1 £550 +450.00%
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (85.29%) Windows
2 50 (73.53%) Active Directory
3 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) Office 365
5 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
5 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 21 (30.88%) SCCM
7 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
7 19 (27.94%) DNS
7 19 (27.94%) DHCP
8 16 (23.53%) VPN
9 15 (22.06%) Citrix
9 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
9 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
10 14 (20.59%) ITSM
11 13 (19.12%) VMware
11 13 (19.12%) Firewall
12 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (17.65%) ITIL
12 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (16.18%) SQL
13 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
14 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.24%) ServiceNow
15 9 (13.24%) Application Virtualisation
15 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving

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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.06%) Office 365
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 19 (27.94%) DHCP
2 19 (27.94%) DNS
3 16 (23.53%) VPN
4 13 (19.12%) Firewall
5 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 5 (7.35%) SAN
6 5 (7.35%) Skype
6 5 (7.35%) VoIP
7 4 (5.88%) SNMP
8 3 (4.41%) NAS
8 3 (4.41%) VLAN
8 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) 4G
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.94%) FTP
9 2 (2.94%) HTTP
9 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.47%) Power BI
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Chocolatey
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
1 8 (11.76%) Law
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.94%) German Language
3 2 (2.94%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Service Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) IT Support
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Architect
9 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (4.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) JSON
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) EDI
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) SAML
2 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) CMDB
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) BYOD
5 1 (1.47%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
4 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
5 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
5 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.29%) Android
8 4 (5.88%) Linux
9 3 (4.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.47%) AIX
11 1 (1.47%) HPUX
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.47%) Solaris
11 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITSM
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Application Virtualisation
3 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.76%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.29%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.82%) Information Security
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
7 5 (7.35%) CRM
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.88%) Coaching
8 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.41%) ISMS
9 3 (4.41%) Server Management
9 3 (4.41%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 50 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.82%) vSphere
6 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) Automic
5 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.47%) MaaS360
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) SCSM
5 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.47%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) Citrix
3 13 (19.12%) VMware
4 9 (13.24%) ServiceNow
5 7 (10.29%) Apple
6 6 (8.82%) Sony
6 6 (8.82%) Sophos
7 5 (7.35%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) Avaya
8 3 (4.41%) Canon
8 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) Polycom
9 2 (2.94%) CommVault
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle
9 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
9 2 (2.94%) Xerox