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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Server
Rank 576 555 532
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 16 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.029% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.29% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 18
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£210 £360 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +27.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £255 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £370 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.79% +39.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.38 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+49.07% -25.71%

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
5242 5201 4496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.66% 10.16% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2903 2678 2109
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 622 757
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.52 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -26 16 £210 -43.24% 7
London +20 11 £210 -32.80% 3
Yorkshire -11 2 £413 +10.00%
South East -33 2 £250 -32.43% 3
North West -10 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire -18 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £250 - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 28 (62.22%) Citrix
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) MS Office
5 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
6 16 (35.56%) VPN
7 15 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 15 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (31.11%) AppSense
9 12 (26.67%) MOS
9 12 (26.67%) WorkSite
9 12 (26.67%) SCCM
9 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Interwoven
10 11 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (24.44%) SLA
10 11 (24.44%) Law
11 10 (22.22%) Legal
11 10 (22.22%) Firewall
11 10 (22.22%) WAN
11 10 (22.22%) LAN
12 9 (20.00%) Project Management
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
14 7 (15.56%) FMCG

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 12 (26.67%) WorkSite
2 11 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.89%) Quickr
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) VPN
2 10 (22.22%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) SNMP
4 5 (11.11%) Intranet
4 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 5 (11.11%) VoIP
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) NAS
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (6.67%) DMZ
7 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) PBX
8 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Law
3 10 (22.22%) Legal
4 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.67%) Banking
7 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Service Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.56%) FMCG
3 4 (8.89%) iSeries
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows NT
7 3 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Logistics
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Document Management
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.22%) Password Management
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) VB
2 3 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) MOS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCEA
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCEE
5 1 (2.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.56%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.67%) Nmap
3 3 (6.67%) Novell eDirectory
3 3 (6.67%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.67%) Nessus
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Citrix
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) AppSense
4 12 (26.67%) Interwoven
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) Lotus
6 4 (8.89%) Reuters
6 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Novell
8 2 (4.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.22%) Websense
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) Verint