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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Server
Rank 600 575 564
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 20 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £127 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £344 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £258
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
5615 5463 5215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.77% 9.70% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3169 3054 2691
Average daily rate £360 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 632 600
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

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 27 August 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 18 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 27 August 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 -38 14 £319 +21.51% 5
London +6 6 £306 +16.57% 2
Scotland - 6 £250 - 1
Inverclyde - 5 £250 -
East of England - 4 £375 - 1
Essex - 3 £400 -
Gourock - 2 £238 -
Greenock - 2 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £336 -
Manchester - 2 £275 -
North West - 2 £275 -
Oxfordshire -19 1 £325 -
South East -20 1 £325 +165.30% 1
Oxford -23 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 £260 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £260 - 1
Luton - 1 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 - 1

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (78.26%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) Citrix
5 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 14 (30.43%) DHCP
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 14 (30.43%) DNS
9 14 (30.43%) Project Management
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (28.26%) XenApp
11 12 (26.09%) IIS
11 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
12 11 (23.91%) VMware
13 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
13 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.74%) Linux
13 10 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (19.57%) LDAP
14 9 (19.57%) SAN
14 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (19.57%) AppSense
14 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
15 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
15 8 (17.39%) Tridion

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (26.09%) IIS
1 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (15.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.87%) WorkSite
5 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.52%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (6.52%) Lync
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DHCP
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 9 (19.57%) LDAP
4 8 (17.39%) VPN
5 7 (15.22%) NAS
6 6 (13.04%) HTTPS
6 6 (13.04%) Firewall
7 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.17%) DMZ
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MSI
2 4 (8.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Applications Packager
3 7 (15.22%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) PDA
5 2 (4.35%) Handset
5 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) EFT
6 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 7 (15.22%) Debian
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 4 (8.70%) Server Building
7 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.52%) Open Source
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.17%) Line Management
9 1 (2.17%) Network Management
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) VBScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) MCSE
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.04%) MCITP
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) CCEE
2 4 (8.70%) CCIA
2 4 (8.70%) MOS
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (8.70%) CCEA
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) XenApp
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) Citrix
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) AppSense
5 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.87%) Interwoven
7 4 (8.70%) Wyse
8 3 (6.52%) Lotus
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco
9 2 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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