Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 339 319 334
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 36 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 2.07% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 18
South East median daily rate £307 £150 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.67% -64.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £100 £106 £142
90th Percentile £606 £395 £608
England median daily rate £163 £200 £250
% change year-on-year -18.75% -20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% - -
England median hourly rate £14.85 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.62% +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 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 2,609 2,849 2,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.45% 17.55% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,388 1,531 1,740
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £230
90th Percentile £575 £569 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 146 197
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.16% -22.50% -30.77%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.58 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 21 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 January 2019. 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 -4 20 £510 +325.21% 2
Thames Valley -1 8 £450 +20.00% 4
Berkshire -3 7 £450 +48.76% 2
Kent +21 5 £105 -19.23%
Hampshire -30 2 £307 +161.28% 1
West Sussex -30 1 £165 +37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) SCCM
5 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (25.00%) DNS
5 9 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (22.22%) VPN
6 8 (22.22%) SLA
6 8 (22.22%) Citrix
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.22%) SCOM
6 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
7 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
7 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (19.44%) IaaS
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (19.44%) SaaS
7 7 (19.44%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (19.44%) IaaS
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (19.44%) SaaS
2 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DHCP
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) WebEx
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) SaaS Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
5 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
3 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) BYOD
6 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.78%) NHS
6 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
2 7 (19.44%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (19.44%) UML
2 7 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) ITSM
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Deadline-Driven
7 2 (5.56%) Email Filtering
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Perl
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Docker
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) SCOM
3 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
4 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Automic
5 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.89%) Apple
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Canon
5 4 (11.11%) Xerox
6 3 (8.33%) Mitel
7 2 (5.56%) Altiris
7 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas