Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 213 218
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -43
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 10 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.063% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.42% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
North West median daily rate £166 £211 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.66% +56.48% -35.87%
10th Percentile £99 £165 £109
90th Percentile £249 £258 £223
England median daily rate £200 £256 £273
% change year-on-year -21.95% -5.96% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
North West median hourly rate £12.25 £11.75 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -32.20% -15.46%
England median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +17.31% +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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 735 962 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.00% 15.06% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 581 671
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £158 £213 £206
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £408 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.49% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 109
North West median hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.62 £40.00 £41.84
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +19 4 £213 -19.05%
Cheshire - 3 £140 - 1
Lancashire +11 2 £100 -
Merseyside +3 1 £166 +3.44%
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Firmware

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) iptables
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam