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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Server
Rank 584 554 563
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 28 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.061% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 25
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£263 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £156 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £538 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £14.50

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
5498 5016 4776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.51% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3068 2659 2298
Average daily rate £338 £338 £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 566 590
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Terminal Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Server
Top 25 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 19 September 2014. 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 -12 28 £263 -12.50% 8
London +9 16 £236 -23.79% 3
City of London +21 4 £340 +13.33% 1
South East +7 3 - - 1
South West - 3 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Trowbridge - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 1

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
3 25 (51.02%) Citrix
3 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (34.69%) MS Office
4 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
5 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
6 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (24.49%) SQL
7 12 (24.49%) VPN
8 11 (22.45%) LAN
8 11 (22.45%) WAN
8 11 (22.45%) Firewall
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Blackberry
9 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
10 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
10 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (18.37%) SCCM
11 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (16.33%) SLA
11 8 (16.33%) HP
11 8 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (16.33%) VMware
12 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.16%) WorkSite
4 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
6 2 (4.08%) Quickr
6 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) VPN
2 11 (22.45%) LAN
2 11 (22.45%) WAN
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) Intranet
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) SNMP
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) NAS
6 2 (4.08%) DMZ
6 2 (4.08%) SMTP
6 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) 3G
7 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) PBX
7 1 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Law
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
2 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Tester
2 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Security Tester
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) IT Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) FMCG
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) iPad
4 4 (8.16%) iPhone
5 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) iSeries
6 2 (4.08%) EPoS
6 2 (4.08%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (4.08%) EFT
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
7 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
6 6 (12.24%) AIX
6 6 (12.24%) Linux
7 5 (10.20%) Windows NT
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
10 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.04%) Android
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
1 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.24%) Coaching
3 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
3 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.16%) Document Management
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.12%) Logistics
5 3 (6.12%) E-Discovery
5 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) VB
2 5 (10.20%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) MOS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCDST
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) Nmap
5 4 (8.16%) MetaFrame
6 3 (6.12%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (12.24%) CORE IMPACT
3 6 (12.24%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Citrix
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) HP
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) McAfee
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) Interwoven
5 4 (8.16%) Reuters
5 4 (8.16%) Bloomberg
5 4 (8.16%) AppSense
6 3 (6.12%) Symantec
6 3 (6.12%) Sophos
6 3 (6.12%) Novell
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Websense
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Sage