The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Server
Rank 561 518 543
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 26 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.042% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.46% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Average daily rate £270 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £305 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £272 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -31.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £22.50 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.55 £22.50 £31.88
% change year-on-year
-48.66% -29.41%
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5150 4391 4706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.43% 9.21% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2113 2299
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 617 578
Average hourly rate £17.00 £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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.93 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2014.

Terminal Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 26 £270 -5.26% 3
London -10 14 £270 -6.89% 1
West Midlands - 4 £265 -
North West - 3 £200 -
Manchester - 3 £200 -
City of London 0 2 - -
South West -12 2 - - 1
South East -2 1 - - 1
Luton -15 1 £338 -
Bedfordshire -19 1 £338 -
East of England -22 1 £338 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 30 (71.43%) Citrix
4 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
6 15 (35.71%) SCCM
7 14 (33.33%) MS Office
8 13 (30.95%) ITIL
8 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
9 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
9 12 (28.57%) HP
9 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (26.19%) DHCP
10 11 (26.19%) DNS
10 11 (26.19%) VMware
10 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) WSUS
10 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) MCTS
12 9 (21.43%) Service Management
12 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
13 8 (19.05%) Cisco
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 8 (19.05%) MCITP
13 8 (19.05%) Customer Engagement

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DHCP
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) DMZ
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) Broadband
6 1 (2.38%) GPRS
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) 3G
6 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Support Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Server Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) iPad
2 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) EPoS
3 2 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (4.76%) EFT
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.90%) Windows NT
7 4 (9.52%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.14%) AIX
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
3 9 (21.43%) Service Management
4 8 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Document Management
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
7 3 (7.14%) E-Discovery
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) MCTS
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Nmap
4 3 (7.14%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Snort
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) WSUS
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (9.52%) Nessus
5 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (4.76%) MOM
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (71.43%) Citrix
3 12 (28.57%) HP
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 6 (14.29%) Dell
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) Altiris
8 2 (4.76%) Genesys
8 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Websense
9 1 (2.38%) Wyse
9 1 (2.38%) Open Text
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Adobe
9 1 (2.38%) Google
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