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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Server
Rank 551 570 529
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 35 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £182 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.74 £11.55 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% -45.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.74 £11.53 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+1.86% -45.76%

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
5346 4984 4427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.59% 9.21% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2498 2128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £168 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 571 660
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.43 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 30 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 1 April 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 35 £325 +10.16% 6
London +7 12 £214 -22.18%
East of England +22 11 £325 -3.70% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £325 -
Cambridge - 6 £325 -
West Midlands -4 3 £225 -
South East -19 3 - - 2
Manchester -13 2 £400 +45.45% 1
North West -18 2 £400 +45.45% 2
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Havant - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (58.00%) Citrix
5 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (38.00%) AppSense
6 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (32.00%) Project Management
8 16 (32.00%) VPN
8 16 (32.00%) DNS
9 15 (30.00%) MS Office
9 15 (30.00%) VMware
9 15 (30.00%) SCCM
10 14 (28.00%) XenApp
10 14 (28.00%) DHCP
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
12 12 (24.00%) SLA
12 12 (24.00%) ITIL
13 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.00%) Linux
14 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (20.00%) Interwoven
14 10 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (20.00%) Migration
14 10 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (20.00%) MOS

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (20.00%) WorkSite
3 7 (14.00%) IIS
4 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.00%) Quickr
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Tridion
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) VPN
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 14 (28.00%) DHCP
3 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) DMZ
5 6 (12.00%) LDAP
5 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
6 5 (10.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) WAN
7 4 (8.00%) Internet
7 4 (8.00%) FTP
8 3 (6.00%) SAN
9 2 (4.00%) Intranet
9 2 (4.00%) SNMP
9 2 (4.00%) VoIP
10 1 (2.00%) NAS
10 1 (2.00%) Network Security
10 1 (2.00%) MPLS
10 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Law
3 6 (12.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) iPhone
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) PDA
3 2 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.00%) Debian
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX
7 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.00%) Windows NT
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.00%) AIX
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) CAD
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) VBScript
5 4 (8.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.00%) MOS
2 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (14.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (12.00%) MCITP
5 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CCEA
7 4 (8.00%) CCEE
7 4 (8.00%) CCIA
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) XenApp
3 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (6.00%) Nmap
2 3 (6.00%) Nessus
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (58.00%) Citrix
3 19 (38.00%) AppSense
4 15 (30.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.00%) Interwoven
6 7 (14.00%) Wyse
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.00%) HP
9 4 (8.00%) Sophos
10 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
10 3 (6.00%) Google
10 3 (6.00%) Remedy
10 3 (6.00%) Oracle
10 3 (6.00%) Mapinfo
10 3 (6.00%) Adobe
11 2 (4.00%) IBM
11 2 (4.00%) NetApp
11 2 (4.00%) Lotus
11 2 (4.00%) Symantec
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