Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 337 349
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 44 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.60% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 16
South East median daily rate £300 £550 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +42.86% +10.00%
10th Percentile £155 £239 £210
90th Percentile £335 £583 £444
England median daily rate £263 £253 £250
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +3.06% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £17.50 £12.44
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £22.52
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £11.90
% change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -17.93%

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 2,602 2,812 3,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.45% 18.19% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,335 1,626 2,055
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.29% +6.12% +1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 184 207
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +0.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.75 £45.87 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Thames Valley +11 25 £305 +28.42% 6
Oxfordshire +20 23 £305 +28.42% 1
Hampshire -9 7 - -
West Sussex +2 6 £300 -
Surrey -25 5 £120 - 2
Berkshire -11 2 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £123 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 41 (93.18%) Active Directory
2 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) SCCM
4 26 (59.09%) DNS
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Office
6 23 (52.27%) Office 365
7 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
8 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (43.18%) DHCP
8 19 (43.18%) Windows 10
8 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
9 18 (40.91%) Apple
9 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (38.64%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
11 15 (34.09%) Data Protection
11 15 (34.09%) Mac OS
11 15 (34.09%) Application Packaging
11 15 (34.09%) Web Services
11 15 (34.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (34.09%) GDPR
11 15 (34.09%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (27.27%) ITIL
13 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
13 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (25.00%) Runbook
14 10 (22.73%) 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Office 365
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) DNS
2 19 (43.18%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) Intranet
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (4.55%) Skype
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Server Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support
7 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (43.18%) Windows 10
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
4 15 (34.09%) Mac OS
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Android
7 2 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Mobile Device Management
2 15 (34.09%) Application Packaging
2 15 (34.09%) Data Protection
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (25.00%) Runbook
4 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (9.09%) Ticket Management
7 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.55%) Security Hardening
9 1 (2.27%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (2.27%) IT Strategy
9 1 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.27%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (93.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) SCCM
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.55%) DameWare
5 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.55%) SCSM
5 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Apple
3 10 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow