Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 18 December 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 89 108
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19 -23
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.11% 0.091% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
South Wales median daily rate £184 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.44% -30.77% -15.03%
10th Percentile £126 £213 £313
90th Percentile £200 £238 £338
Wales median daily rate £184 £225 £325
% change year-on-year -18.44% -30.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £21.19 - -
Wales median hourly rate £21.19 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 161 209 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.31% 18.98% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 147 175
South Wales median daily rate £325 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -12.16%
10th Percentile £146 £206 £222
90th Percentile £450 £500 £475
Wales median daily rate £325 £390 £330
% change year-on-year -16.67% +18.18% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £55.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.31% +171.60% +26.56%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.75 £13.26
90th Percentile £72.10 £77.50 £28.98
Wales median hourly rate £19.90 £32.50 £10.13
% change year-on-year -38.77% +220.99% -36.72%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in South Wales

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in South Wales

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in South Wales

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Cardiff +5 11 £184 -18.44%
Remote Desktop
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Remote Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 8 (72.73%) Migration
4 8 (72.73%) XenApp
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
5 6 (54.55%) Veritas
5 6 (54.55%) Service Management
5 6 (54.55%) Release Management
5 6 (54.55%) SCOM
6 5 (45.45%) NHS
6 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (36.36%) Information Security
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) LIMS
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) Lotus
8 2 (18.18%) NetApp
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Release Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) iptables
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) VMware