Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 February 2020 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 West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 189 190
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Remote Desktop 27 43 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.68% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 4.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 3
South West median daily rate £325 £130 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +6.12% -67.33%
10th Percentile £111 £108 £111
90th Percentile £517 £375 £142
England median daily rate £156 £150 £205
% change year-on-year +4.17% -26.83% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £11.63 - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.19% +16.98%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 698 949 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.91% 14.94% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 546 469
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £206 £140 £175
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £414 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.59% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 52
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +55.56% -29.87%
10th Percentile £11.08 £14.20 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.03 £49.60 £43.40
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.04
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.69% -6.79%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the South West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Desktop in the South West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Desktop in the South West

Remote Desktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Desktop in the South West

Remote Desktop
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
Dorset - 10 £550 -
Gloucestershire +11 9 £325 -
Bristol +13 4 £166 -52.50% 9
Wiltshire -10 3 £133 +6.00% 2
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Office 365
4 11 (40.74%) SLA
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
9 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
9 6 (22.22%) SCOM
9 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) Password Management
10 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (18.52%) Azure
10 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (18.52%) Break/Fix
11 4 (14.81%) Case Management
11 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Software Deployment
11 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (14.81%) VMware
11 4 (14.81%) MCITP
11 4 (14.81%) Asset Management

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) Skype
1 2 (7.41%) SMTP
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) WebEx
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.70%) Avionics
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Military
1 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
6 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Deskside Support
7 3 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.41%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
1 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Password Management
4 5 (18.52%) Break/Fix
5 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (14.81%) Case Management
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Software Deployment
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Ticket Management
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCITP
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) NDS
2 2 (7.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Bomgar
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Peregrine
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) CommVault
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas