The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
Rank 562 604 528
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -76
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 35 18 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.035% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.35% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 30
Median daily rate £250 £285 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £204 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £196 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
-44.91% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £16.83 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
5405 5140 5185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.08% 10.12% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3368 3069 2865
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £178 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 491 588
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Terminal Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 30 £250 -12.28% 19
London +17 13 £275 +8.91% 7
South East +19 7 £301 - 3
Hampshire - 7 £301 -
Croydon - 5 - -
North West +28 3 £125 -40.47% 2
Scotland +26 3 £143 -
Edinburgh +15 3 £143 -
South West +13 3 £135 -38.63% 1
Exeter - 3 £135 -
Havant - 3 £250 -
Devon - 3 £135 -
South Wales - 2 £134 -
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -
Chesterfield - 2 £300 -
Manchester - 2 £125 -
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
Wales - 2 £134 -
East Midlands - 2 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £115 - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Hook - 1 £301 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £440 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £115 -

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 60 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 58 (84.06%) Windows
3 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 38 (55.07%) Citrix
5 37 (53.62%) MS Exchange
6 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
7 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (34.78%) ITIL
9 24 (34.78%) DNS
10 23 (33.33%) VMware
11 20 (28.99%) Firewall
11 20 (28.99%) DHCP
11 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
12 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
13 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
14 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (23.19%) WAN
14 16 (23.19%) Clustering
15 15 (21.74%) MS Office
15 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
16 14 (20.29%) Cisco
17 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
18 12 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
18 12 (17.39%) VPN
18 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.39%) Linux

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (53.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.94%) IIS
4 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
5 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.80%) Apache
8 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.90%) nginx
10 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) DNS
2 20 (28.99%) DHCP
2 20 (28.99%) Firewall
3 16 (23.19%) WAN
4 12 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (17.39%) VPN
5 11 (15.94%) SAN
6 10 (14.49%) VLAN
7 9 (13.04%) LAN
7 9 (13.04%) MPLS
8 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.70%) SSL
10 3 (4.35%) ADSL
10 3 (4.35%) NAS
10 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (4.35%) Wireless
11 2 (2.90%) LDAP
11 2 (2.90%) SMTP
11 2 (2.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.90%) Hudson
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
1 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) Active Directory Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support
7 5 (7.25%) Server Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Exchange Support
8 4 (5.80%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Citrix Support
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) COM
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Clustering
2 11 (15.94%) Fat Client
2 11 (15.94%) Thin Client
3 8 (11.59%) Replication
4 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
5 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) BYOD
7 2 (2.90%) iPhone
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.90%) PKI
7 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.45%) CESG
8 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) Windows
2 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 11 (15.94%) Unix
9 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.80%) Android
10 4 (5.80%) CentOS
10 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.90%) Solaris
11 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.04%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.70%) High Availability
5 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.70%) Server Building
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.35%) ITSM
8 3 (4.35%) Service Design
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.90%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) VB
3 4 (5.80%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
4 2 (2.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.59%) MCSE
5 7 (10.14%) CCNA
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.25%) MCP
7 4 (5.80%) CCIE
7 4 (5.80%) CCNP
7 4 (5.80%) MCITP
8 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) BS7799
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) Firmware
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.80%) vSphere
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.90%) vCloud
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) EdgeSight
3 4 (5.80%) SafeCom
3 4 (5.80%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.35%) OpenView
5 2 (2.90%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.90%) Kibana
5 2 (2.90%) logstash
5 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) Salt
5 2 (2.90%) SCSM
5 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.07%) Citrix
3 23 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco
5 11 (15.94%) HP
6 10 (14.49%) Sophos
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle
8 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 4 (5.80%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.80%) NetApp
10 3 (4.35%) IBM
10 3 (4.35%) Symantec
11 2 (2.90%) Apple
11 2 (2.90%) Google
11 2 (2.90%) Intel
11 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.90%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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