Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 553 548
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 57 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.96% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 40
London median daily rate £188 £215 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% -38.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £103 £105 £112
90th Percentile £478 £411 £675
England median daily rate £200 £250 £263
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
London median hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.78% +12.50% -14.50%
10th Percentile £20.15 £12.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.55 £18.05
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% +8.33% -11.57%

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 5513 6052 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.61% 13.63% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3733 3961 3841
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 150 172
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.58 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.29% -9.39% +10.22%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
South London -20 10 £100 - 1
Central London -20 5 £475 +63.79%
North London - 2 - -
East London -16 1 £110 -66.15% 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Remote Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 33 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
5 24 (42.11%) Office 365
5 24 (42.11%) Citrix
6 19 (33.33%) VPN
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
8 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (29.82%) Windows 10
9 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco
10 12 (21.05%) Blackberry
10 12 (21.05%) Legal
10 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.30%) DNS
12 10 (17.54%) DHCP
12 10 (17.54%) ITIL
13 9 (15.79%) LAN
13 9 (15.79%) WAN
13 9 (15.79%) HP
13 9 (15.79%) Altiris
14 8 (14.04%) VMware
15 7 (12.28%) Service Management
15 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.28%) iPhone
15 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.75%) Eikon
2 1 (1.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) G Suite
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) VPN
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
4 9 (15.79%) LAN
4 9 (15.79%) WAN
5 6 (10.53%) Skype
5 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.02%) VoIP
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
7 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 3 (5.26%) LDAP
7 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall
8 2 (3.51%) SAN
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) Intranet
9 1 (1.75%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) SNMP
9 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) EDRMS
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) iPad
7 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.75%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
7 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (29.82%) Windows 10
4 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
8 4 (7.02%) Linux
8 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.26%) Android
9 3 (5.26%) HPUX
9 3 (5.26%) Solaris
9 3 (5.26%) Unix
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Phone
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Service Management
3 5 (8.77%) Information Security
3 5 (8.77%) ITSM
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) Break/Fix
4 4 (7.02%) ERP
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.02%) Network Design
4 4 (7.02%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Contract Management
5 3 (5.26%) ETL
5 3 (5.26%) Information Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
5 3 (5.26%) Ticket Management
5 3 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CISA
4 2 (3.51%) CISM
4 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 33 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) NFS
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.75%) iptables
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) PowerCLI
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.11%) Citrix
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) Altiris
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) VMware
6 6 (10.53%) NetApp
7 5 (8.77%) Apple
7 5 (8.77%) LANDesk
8 4 (7.02%) Avaya
8 4 (7.02%) Bloomberg
8 4 (7.02%) Mitel
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle
9 3 (5.26%) Adobe
9 3 (5.26%) CyberArk
9 3 (5.26%) Dell
9 3 (5.26%) Google
9 3 (5.26%) Sophos
10 2 (3.51%) Sun
11 1 (1.75%) EMC