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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 572 571 529
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -42
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 47 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 1.12% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 35
Median daily rate £313 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 14
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.86 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £83.50 £25.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £58.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-54.04% +279.03%
Terminal Services
UK

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
5999 5334 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.26% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3081 3015
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 674
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 22 £413 +14.00% 4
South East +8 8 £313 +16.37% 3
South West +16 6 £203 +15.71%
North East - 5 £260 -
East Midlands -4 2 £338 +12.50% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £300 +33.33%
East of England -7 1 - - 4
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 92 (89.32%) Windows
2 89 (86.41%) Active Directory
3 75 (72.82%) Citrix
4 73 (70.87%) Microsoft
5 59 (57.28%) ITIL
6 57 (55.34%) DNS
7 55 (53.40%) DHCP
8 54 (52.43%) VMware
9 49 (47.57%) Windows Server
10 46 (44.66%) SQL Server
10 46 (44.66%) SQL
11 45 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (41.75%) MS Excel
13 40 (38.83%) HP
14 38 (36.89%) Clustering
15 34 (33.01%) Firewall
15 34 (33.01%) MS Exchange
15 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (31.07%) Microsoft Clustering
17 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (28.16%) IIS
19 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
19 28 (27.18%) Security Cleared
19 28 (27.18%) ITIL V3
20 27 (26.21%) Oracle
21 25 (24.27%) Middleware
22 24 (23.30%) OpenView
23 23 (22.33%) MSI
23 23 (22.33%) Microsoft App-V

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 34 (33.01%) MS Exchange
2 29 (28.16%) IIS
3 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
4 21 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (19.42%) Apache
5 20 (19.42%) IBM Notes
6 6 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.94%) nginx
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (41.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (55.34%) DNS
2 55 (53.40%) DHCP
3 34 (33.01%) Firewall
4 16 (15.53%) SAN
5 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.77%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.88%) VPN
7 4 (3.88%) WAN
7 4 (3.88%) Wireless
8 3 (2.91%) Internet
8 3 (2.91%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.91%) Network Security
9 2 (1.94%) LAN
9 2 (1.94%) LDAP
9 2 (1.94%) VLAN
10 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.97%) Extranet
10 1 (0.97%) SNMP
10 1 (0.97%) SSL
10 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Power BI
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MSI
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Hudson
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
1 11 (10.68%) Legal
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Wintel Support
4 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.71%) Administrator
5 9 (8.74%) Incident Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Server Support
7 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (4.85%) Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) Middleware
2 5 (4.85%) ODBC
3 2 (1.94%) J2EE
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.89%) Clustering
2 19 (18.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (13.59%) Fat Client
3 14 (13.59%) Thin Client
4 9 (8.74%) CMDB
5 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.83%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.83%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Replication
8 2 (1.94%) BYOD
8 2 (1.94%) CESG
8 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.94%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (89.32%) Windows
2 49 (47.57%) Windows Server
3 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (21.36%) Windows 7
5 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.85%) Linux
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.94%) Android
9 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.94%) CentOS
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.94%) Solaris
9 2 (1.94%) Unix
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) ITIL
2 28 (27.18%) ITIL V3
3 22 (21.36%) High Availability
3 22 (21.36%) Service Delivery
4 20 (19.42%) Application Packaging
4 20 (19.42%) Change Management
5 19 (18.45%) Incident Management
6 17 (16.50%) CRM
7 16 (15.53%) Problem Management
8 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.71%) ITSM
9 10 (9.71%) Service Management
10 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.74%) Escalation Management
10 9 (8.74%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (8.74%) Workflow
11 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.80%) Document Management
12 7 (6.80%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.71%) VBScript
4 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.91%) VB
6 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) Perl
6 2 (1.94%) PHP
6 2 (1.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (27.18%) Security Cleared
3 21 (20.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) CCNA
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.94%) MCP
5 2 (1.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) CCA
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (86.41%) Active Directory
2 45 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (22.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (19.42%) XenApp
5 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.80%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (4.85%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.85%) XenServer
8 4 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.91%) vSphere
10 2 (1.94%) vCloud
11 1 (0.97%) Firmware
11 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (31.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 24 (23.30%) OpenView
3 21 (20.39%) Perfmon
4 20 (19.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (15.53%) HP SIM
6 12 (11.65%) SCCM
7 9 (8.74%) Backup Exec
8 8 (7.77%) NetBackup
9 7 (6.80%) SCOM
10 3 (2.91%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (2.91%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.94%) Ansible
11 2 (1.94%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.94%) Kibana
11 2 (1.94%) logstash
11 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.94%) Salt
11 2 (1.94%) SCSM
11 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (72.82%) Citrix
2 73 (70.87%) Microsoft
3 54 (52.43%) VMware
4 40 (38.83%) HP
5 27 (26.21%) Oracle
6 20 (19.42%) Lotus
7 10 (9.71%) Symantec
8 8 (7.77%) Dell
9 7 (6.80%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.80%) Cisco
10 6 (5.83%) Remedy
11 5 (4.85%) arcserve
11 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.88%) IBM
12 4 (3.88%) Sophos
13 3 (2.91%) Google
13 3 (2.91%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.91%) NetApp
14 2 (1.94%) Northgate
14 2 (1.94%) SonicWALL