The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Terminal Services
UK / England
Rank 552 593 538
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -55
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 27 19 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.38% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
Median daily rate £275 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £233 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-35.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £68.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4781 4937 4959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.42% 10.35% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3060 2999 2736
Median daily rate £403 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 453 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Terminal Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in England

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in England

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 14 £238 -20.83%
South East +22 6 £440 +35.38% 2
South West - 3 £135 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 1
North West +23 1 £115 -45.23% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services 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 England region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 41 (73.21%) Windows
3 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.00%) Citrix
5 25 (44.64%) MS Exchange
5 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
6 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (35.71%) DNS
8 19 (33.93%) Firewall
9 18 (32.14%) VMware
9 18 (32.14%) DHCP
9 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco
11 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (26.79%) WAN
13 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
14 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
14 13 (23.21%) ITIL
14 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
14 13 (23.21%) VPN
14 13 (23.21%) Clustering
15 12 (21.43%) HP
15 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (21.43%) IIS
15 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
15 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
16 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
16 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
16 11 (19.64%) Remote Desktop

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 25 (44.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (21.43%) IIS
3 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.14%) Apache
8 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 19 (33.93%) Firewall
3 18 (32.14%) DHCP
4 15 (26.79%) WAN
5 13 (23.21%) VPN
6 11 (19.64%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (17.86%) SAN
8 9 (16.07%) MPLS
8 9 (16.07%) SSL
8 9 (16.07%) VLAN
9 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.50%) LAN
11 4 (7.14%) Internet
11 4 (7.14%) VoIP
12 3 (5.36%) IPsec
12 3 (5.36%) Network Security
13 2 (3.57%) ADSL
13 2 (3.57%) DMZ
13 2 (3.57%) NAS
13 2 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
4 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Active Directory Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Server Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Exchange Support
9 3 (5.36%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) COM
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Replication
3 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) CESG
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (19.64%) Unix
6 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
7 9 (16.07%) Linux
8 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.57%) CentOS
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) High Availability
4 6 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Server Building
5 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Service Design
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.14%) CCIE
5 4 (7.14%) CCNP
5 4 (7.14%) MCITP
5 4 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) BS7799
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.29%) XenApp
5 6 (10.71%) Firmware
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.14%) vSphere
7 3 (5.36%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) EdgeSight
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.14%) SafeCom
4 3 (5.36%) SCOM
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.79%) OpenView
6 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) Citrix
3 18 (32.14%) VMware
4 17 (30.36%) Cisco
5 12 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) Sophos
7 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.50%) Oracle
8 6 (10.71%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) Veeam
10 2 (3.57%) BT
10 2 (3.57%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) Intel
10 2 (3.57%) IronPort
10 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) CA
11 1 (1.79%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) Intel Security