Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 323 328
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 50 28 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 0.91% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 19
South East median daily rate £288 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £107 £213 £191
90th Percentile £400 £588 £440
England median daily rate £205 £263 £278
% change year-on-year -21.90% -5.41% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +37.25% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £17.50 £10.96
90th Percentile £15.40 £17.50 £20.83
England median hourly rate £15.25 £13.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +15.09% +10.42% -4.00%

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 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 2,736 3,076 3,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.56% 19.94% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,451 1,783 1,919
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £218 £220
90th Percentile £575 £540 £525
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 217 211
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -42.86% +58.80%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.43 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.46 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -9 21 £375 +57.89% 4
Oxfordshire +8 13 £375 +57.89% 1
West Sussex +3 12 £143 - 1
Berkshire 0 8 £330 +46.67%
Surrey -28 8 £120 -65.71% 5
Hampshire -4 5 £118 -78.64%
Kent - 1 £130 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £123 - 2
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 46 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 44 (88.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) DNS
4 28 (56.00%) VMware
5 25 (50.00%) SCCM
5 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (48.00%) DHCP
7 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (44.00%) Office 365
8 21 (42.00%) ITIL
9 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
10 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (36.00%) SCOM
11 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
14 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (20.00%) Replication
14 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (16.00%) Clustering
15 8 (16.00%) Change Management
15 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
15 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (16.00%) Web Services
15 8 (16.00%) Kerberos
15 8 (16.00%) SLA
15 8 (16.00%) LDAP
15 8 (16.00%) Citrix

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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Office 365
2 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (60.00%) DNS
2 24 (48.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) Kerberos
4 7 (14.00%) Internet
5 6 (12.00%) SAN
5 6 (12.00%) VPN
6 5 (10.00%) Firewall
6 5 (10.00%) Intranet
7 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (8.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.00%) SMS
9 1 (2.00%) ADSL
9 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.00%) ISDN
9 1 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (2.00%) PSTN
9 1 (2.00%) Skype
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) LDAP
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Replication
3 8 (16.00%) Clustering
4 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.00%) PKI
6 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (6.00%) iPad
6 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
6 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Ticket Management
6 3 (6.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Proactive Management
7 2 (4.00%) Server Building
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.00%) iptables
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (50.00%) SCCM
2 18 (36.00%) SCOM
3 7 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (8.00%) DameWare
4 4 (8.00%) SCSM
4 4 (8.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) McAfee
4 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco
7 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) Altiris
9 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.00%) Symantec