The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services 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 Services over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 581 538 538
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 59 97 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 1.74% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 45
Average daily rate £313 £294 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £149 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £294 £231
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +26.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.85% +26.25%

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
6393 5567 5416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.44% 9.99% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3916 3066 2793
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 660 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £33.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -66 42 £300 +0.08% 14
South East -13 20 £313 -10.57% 3
Hampshire +7 15 £320 -17.41%
Scotland -4 15 £321 -
Renfrewshire - 13 £321 -
Erskine - 13 £321 -
London -22 11 £300 +9.09% 4
Hook +8 9 £332 -5.14%
Tyne and Wear - 7 - -
North East - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 - -
City of London +46 5 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £150 -
Yorkshire -3 3 £288 - 2
Portsmouth +2 2 - -
Leeds -2 2 £288 -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £288 -
Southall - 2 £200 -
Chesterfield +1 1 £350 +55.55%
North Yorkshire +1 1 £130 -54.78% 2
Berkshire +1 1 £325 +116.66% 1
Wales +1 1 £400 -19.19% 2
East Midlands 0 1 £350 +55.55% 1
Derbyshire 0 1 £350 +55.55%
Bridgend - 1 £400 - 2
York - 1 £130 -
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £400 - 2

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terminal Services 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 Services.

1 75 (93.75%) Windows
2 69 (86.25%) Active Directory
3 65 (81.25%) Citrix
3 65 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (66.25%) DNS
6 51 (63.75%) ITIL
7 48 (60.00%) DHCP
8 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
8 46 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (55.00%) SQL
10 42 (52.50%) PowerShell
11 40 (50.00%) XenApp
12 38 (47.50%) HP
13 34 (42.50%) Security Cleared
14 33 (41.25%) SAN
15 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
16 31 (38.75%) VBScript
17 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
18 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
19 24 (30.00%) VMware
20 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
21 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 13 (16.25%) Firewall
22 13 (16.25%) SCCM
23 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
23 12 (15.00%) Windows XP
23 12 (15.00%) MS Office
24 11 (13.75%) SharePoint

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terminal Services 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 Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (8.75%) IIS
4 6 (7.50%) Apache
4 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.50%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (66.25%) DNS
2 48 (60.00%) DHCP
3 33 (41.25%) SAN
4 13 (16.25%) Firewall
5 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.75%) Internet
7 5 (6.25%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (5.00%) Wireless
9 3 (3.75%) LAN
9 3 (3.75%) VLAN
9 3 (3.75%) VoIP
9 3 (3.75%) WAN
10 2 (2.50%) 3G
10 2 (2.50%) LDAP
10 2 (2.50%) SNMP
10 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.25%) NAS
11 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MSI
2 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Hudson
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (13.75%) Wintel Specialist
4 9 (11.25%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) J2EE
2 2 (2.50%) ODBC
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.25%) Ajax
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) JSON
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Fat Client
1 9 (11.25%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.75%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (93.75%) Windows
2 65 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Linux
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) CentOS
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.25%) Android
10 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
3 8 (10.00%) Workflow
4 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.50%) Service Management
5 5 (6.25%) Conflict Management
5 5 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.00%) Data Management
6 4 (5.00%) High Availability
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
8 2 (2.50%) ITSM
8 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) SQL
2 42 (52.50%) PowerShell
3 31 (38.75%) VBScript
4 3 (3.75%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) MCSA
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (2.50%) CCA
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.50%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) VCP6
8 1 (1.25%) Degree
8 1 (1.25%) MCITP
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 69 (86.25%) Active Directory
2 40 (50.00%) XenApp
3 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.25%) XenServer
8 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.75%) vSphere
10 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
10 2 (2.50%) Docker
10 2 (2.50%) GlusterFS
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.50%) pfSense
10 2 (2.50%) vCloud
11 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) SCCM
2 9 (11.25%) HP SIM
3 8 (10.00%) SCOM
4 6 (7.50%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.00%) OpenView
5 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.00%) Perfmon
5 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.75%) AppDNA
6 3 (3.75%) WSUS
7 2 (2.50%) Ansible
7 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.50%) EdgeSight
7 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.50%) logstash
7 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.50%) Salt
7 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.50%) WMI
7 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Citrix
2 38 (47.50%) HP
3 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.00%) VMware
5 8 (10.00%) Symantec
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle
7 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.25%) ThinPrint
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco
9 4 (5.00%) Lotus
10 3 (3.75%) CA
10 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.75%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.75%) Remedy
11 2 (2.50%) AppSense
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Google
11 2 (2.50%) IBM
11 2 (2.50%) iManage
11 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
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