The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Server
Rank 579 559 520
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 26 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.042% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
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£325 £265 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £220 £350
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.19
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5370 5055 4362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.87% 9.60% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3020 2718 2093
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 621 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.48 £33.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

Terminal Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Terminal Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK.

Terminal Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Terminal Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK.

Terminal Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Server
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 26 £325 +22.64% 8
East of England - 11 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £325 -
Cambridge - 8 £325 -
London -2 5 £214 -20.74% 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £345 -
Yorkshire - 4 £345 -
South East -4 3 - - 3
Berkshire - 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 £340 -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £225 -27.41%
West Midlands -10 2 £225 -15.09% 1
Essex - 2 £425 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
City of London 0 1 £350 +33.33%
Manchester -14 1 £400 +100.00%
North West -22 1 £400 +100.00%
Reading - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terminal Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Terminal Server.

1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (54.90%) Citrix
4 18 (35.29%) DNS
4 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 18 (35.29%) Project Management
5 17 (33.33%) DHCP
5 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 15 (29.41%) ITIL
6 15 (29.41%) VPN
7 14 (27.45%) VMware
7 14 (27.45%) AppSense
7 14 (27.45%) XenApp
8 13 (25.49%) SCCM
8 13 (25.49%) MS Office
8 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
8 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (21.57%) MCSE
11 10 (19.61%) Migration
11 10 (19.61%) IIS
11 10 (19.61%) SLA
12 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 9 (17.65%) LDAP

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terminal Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Terminal Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (19.61%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (15.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (15.69%) WorkSite
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.96%) Quickr
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Tridion
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) DNS
2 17 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (29.41%) VPN
4 9 (17.65%) LDAP
4 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 5 (9.80%) Firewall
6 5 (9.80%) SAN
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
7 4 (7.84%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) FTP
8 3 (5.88%) DMZ
8 3 (5.88%) Internet
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
9 1 (1.96%) Intranet
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) SNMP
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
9 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.92%) MSI
3 1 (1.96%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Service Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Packager
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Server Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) PDA
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.88%) iPhone
3 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.73%) Debian
7 4 (7.84%) Windows NT
7 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.84%) UNIX
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.88%) AIX
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Project Management
2 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.84%) Load Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Time Management
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source
6 4 (7.84%) Server Building
7 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) CAD
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) VBScript
3 6 (11.76%) C
4 4 (7.84%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCSE
3 8 (15.69%) MOS
3 8 (15.69%) MCITP
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) CCEE
6 4 (7.84%) CCIA
6 4 (7.84%) CCEA
7 3 (5.88%) CCNA
7 3 (5.88%) MCP
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) XenApp
3 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (5.88%) Nessus
2 3 (5.88%) Nmap
3 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (54.90%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 14 (27.45%) AppSense
4 8 (15.69%) Interwoven
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.73%) Wyse
6 5 (9.80%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) Adobe
7 3 (5.88%) Mapinfo
7 3 (5.88%) Remedy
7 3 (5.88%) Sophos
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) MobileIron
7 3 (5.88%) Google
8 2 (3.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) Lotus
9 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards