Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 187 222
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 -1
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 2.30% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
North West median daily rate £82 £168 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.05% -61.49% +54.67%
10th Percentile £80 £130 £103
90th Percentile £86 £300 £462
England median daily rate £250 £273 £250
% change year-on-year -8.26% +9.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.87 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.38 £13.80 £13.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.23 £12.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +51.92% -20.00%

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 792 826 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.79% 14.46% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 461 638
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +10.80%
10th Percentile £208 £231 £254
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 53
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% +3.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.50 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.18 £51.05 £42.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% -25.24% +21.95%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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
Cheshire -2 7 £82 -72.72%
Manchester -26 3 - - 1
Merseyside +20 1 - -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) VoIP
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Active Listening
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) NHS
7 1 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (9.09%) arcserve
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Agent
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Active Listening
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) arcserve
3 1 (9.09%) Bomgar
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos