Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 October 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 322 368
Rank change year-on-year -15 +46 -11
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 38 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 12
South East median daily rate £325 £181 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -38.30% -4.47%
10th Percentile £100 £106 £140
90th Percentile £606 £400 £434
England median daily rate £205 £252 £225
% change year-on-year -18.73% +12.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% - -
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.69 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.93% +51.46% -8.77%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,647 2,825 3,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.10% 17.36% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,563 1,792
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 216
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +7.67%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £46.31 £48.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the South East

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the South East

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the South East

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the South East

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Surrey -6 18 £354 +135.83% 5
Thames Valley +3 14 £325 -13.33% 3
Oxfordshire +6 8 £325 -13.33% 3
Berkshire +1 6 £450 +69.97%
Hampshire -16 4 - -
Kent +6 2 - -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) DNS
4 17 (44.74%) PowerShell
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (39.47%) SCCM
5 15 (39.47%) DHCP
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (26.32%) Office 365
9 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) Internet
11 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (18.42%) SaaS
12 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
12 7 (18.42%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
12 7 (18.42%) Docker
12 7 (18.42%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
12 7 (18.42%) VMware

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Office 365
3 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (18.42%) SaaS
4 5 (13.16%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) DHCP
3 8 (21.05%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (15.79%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) WebEx
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
7 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.26%) NAS
7 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (18.42%) SaaS Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Azure Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
2 7 (18.42%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (18.42%) UML
2 7 (18.42%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.53%) Email Filtering
4 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Runbook
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering
4 4 (10.53%) Workflow
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) GDPR
2 5 (13.16%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Docker
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
4 6 (15.79%) SCOM
5 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.26%) XenMobile
7 1 (2.63%) Ansible
7 1 (2.63%) Automic
7 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Apple
5 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.16%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.26%) Mitel
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas