Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 349 380
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 -3
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 39 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 11
South East median daily rate £303 £145 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.62% -63.75% +0.13%
10th Percentile £100 £115 £135
90th Percentile £363 £288 £450
England median daily rate £250 £255 £220
% change year-on-year -1.96% +15.91% -9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £11.80
% change year-on-year -7.70% +60.68% -23.87%

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 2,604 2,699 3,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.59% 16.91% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,465 2,046
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 170 200
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -27.28% +21.95%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +4 24 £315 +23.77% 2
Oxfordshire +15 20 £315 -30.00%
Surrey -27 8 £100 -52.38% 1
Hampshire -4 5 - -
Berkshire -14 4 - - 2
Kent +13 2 - -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
2 36 (92.31%) Windows
3 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (66.67%) DNS
5 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (61.54%) SCCM
6 23 (58.97%) Office 365
6 23 (58.97%) DHCP
6 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
7 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
9 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
10 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (43.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 17 (43.59%) Web Services
11 15 (38.46%) Apple
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (38.46%) Apple iOS
11 15 (38.46%) Mac OS
11 15 (38.46%) Data Protection
11 15 (38.46%) Application Packaging
11 15 (38.46%) GDPR
12 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
12 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (28.21%) Runbook
13 9 (23.08%) Migration
13 9 (23.08%) ITIL

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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (58.97%) Office 365
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.26%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DNS
2 23 (58.97%) DHCP
3 8 (20.51%) Internet
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) NAS
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) WebEx
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.56%) Intranet
8 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Office 365 Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Server Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Systems Support
6 5 (12.82%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
7 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
3 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
5 15 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 15 (38.46%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Mobile Device Management
2 15 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 15 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
3 11 (28.21%) Runbook
3 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Email Filtering
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Security Hardening
8 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.56%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) GDPR
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.13%) NFS
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) SCCM
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (12.82%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Apple
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.13%) Mitel
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp