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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 580 594 522
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -72
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 70 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 0.85% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 44
Median daily rate £300 £363 £196
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +84.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £190
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +84.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £100.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.00% +400.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £36.48 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £130.00 £20.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £100.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-72.00% +400.00%

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
6606 6028 5521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.23% 10.58% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 3414 2982
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 609 662
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 2016.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 62 £294 -18.96% 16
North East - 19 £260 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £260 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £260 -
London +8 18 £350 -3.44% 3
South East +12 8 £301 +0.16% 7
City of London +51 6 £402 -3.25% 1
Hampshire +6 6 £301 +33.55% 1
East Midlands - 6 £400 -
Scotland +2 5 £418 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire +3 4 £288 +24.72% 3
Leeds -2 4 £288 +24.72%
Yorkshire -5 4 £288 +24.72% 3
Erskine - 4 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £425 -
South West -3 3 £288 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
East of England +3 2 - - 1
Surrey -5 2 £238 -32.14% 1
West Midlands -30 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £301 -
Southwark - 2 - -
Stafford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 1 - -
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 £118 -
Bristol -1 1 - -

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 124 (95.38%) Windows
2 115 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 100 (76.92%) Citrix
4 87 (66.92%) Windows Server
5 86 (66.15%) DNS
5 86 (66.15%) ITIL
6 85 (65.38%) DHCP
7 75 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 75 (57.69%) SQL
8 70 (53.85%) Microsoft
9 68 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (46.92%) HP
12 58 (44.62%) VMware
13 53 (40.77%) Security Cleared
13 53 (40.77%) MS Excel
14 50 (38.46%) PowerShell
14 50 (38.46%) XenApp
15 47 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (33.08%) SAN
17 41 (31.54%) SC Cleared
18 37 (28.46%) Clustering
18 37 (28.46%) VBScript
19 33 (25.38%) MS Exchange
19 33 (25.38%) Firewall
20 32 (24.62%) IIS
21 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Clustering
22 29 (22.31%) SharePoint
23 28 (21.54%) ITIL V3

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 33 (25.38%) MS Exchange
2 32 (24.62%) IIS
3 29 (22.31%) SharePoint
4 22 (16.92%) Apache
5 21 (16.15%) IBM Notes
6 17 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
10 3 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) SaaS
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (66.15%) DNS
2 85 (65.38%) DHCP
3 43 (33.08%) SAN
4 33 (25.38%) Firewall
5 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (4.62%) Internet
7 6 (4.62%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.85%) WAN
9 4 (3.08%) LAN
9 4 (3.08%) VPN
9 4 (3.08%) Wireless
10 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.54%) NAS
11 2 (1.54%) SNMP
11 2 (1.54%) VLAN
12 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.77%) LDAP
12 1 (0.77%) SSL
12 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) HDInsight
4 2 (1.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.54%) Power BI
5 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MSI
2 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.77%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) Hudson
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.46%) Legal
2 9 (6.92%) Finance
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (26.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 28 (21.54%) Analyst
3 19 (14.62%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) Wintel Support
5 13 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
6 10 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.92%) Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) Server Support
8 8 (6.15%) Active Directory Support
8 8 (6.15%) Administrator
8 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Service Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Active Directory Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) Middleware
2 5 (3.85%) ODBC
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.77%) Ajax
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.77%) J2EE
3 1 (0.77%) LAMP
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.46%) Clustering
2 18 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.54%) Fat Client
3 15 (11.54%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.92%) CMDB
5 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.62%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (3.85%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.54%) CESG
9 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.77%) Fintech
10 1 (0.77%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.77%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 124 (95.38%) Windows
2 87 (66.92%) Windows Server
3 68 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.46%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.31%) Linux
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.77%) CentOS
11 1 (0.77%) Solaris
11 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (66.15%) ITIL
2 28 (21.54%) ITIL V3
3 23 (17.69%) High Availability
3 23 (17.69%) Service Delivery
4 21 (16.15%) Application Packaging
5 19 (14.62%) Change Management
6 17 (13.08%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.31%) CRM
8 15 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 13 (10.00%) Service Management
10 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.23%) Workflow
11 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.92%) Escalation Management
13 9 (6.92%) Knowledge Management
14 8 (6.15%) ITSM
15 7 (5.38%) Information Management
15 7 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.69%) SQL
2 50 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 37 (28.46%) VBScript
4 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (40.77%) Security Cleared
2 41 (31.54%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) MCSE
6 4 (3.08%) MCP
6 4 (3.08%) MCSA
7 3 (2.31%) CCA
7 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.77%) MCTS
8 1 (0.77%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 115 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 50 (38.46%) XenApp
3 47 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (10.77%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.92%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.38%) XenServer
9 6 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.08%) vSphere
12 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.77%) Docker
12 1 (0.77%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.77%) pfSense
12 1 (0.77%) vCloud
12 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (17.69%) OpenView
3 22 (16.92%) Perfmon
4 21 (16.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 20 (15.38%) HP SIM
6 14 (10.77%) SCCM
7 11 (8.46%) Backup Exec
8 10 (7.69%) SCOM
9 9 (6.92%) NetBackup
10 4 (3.08%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.31%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (1.54%) EdgeSight
12 2 (1.54%) WMI
12 2 (1.54%) WSUS
13 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.77%) Ansible
13 1 (0.77%) DameWare
13 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (76.92%) Citrix
2 70 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 61 (46.92%) HP
4 58 (44.62%) VMware
5 26 (20.00%) Oracle
6 21 (16.15%) Lotus
7 11 (8.46%) Symantec
8 8 (6.15%) Dell
8 8 (6.15%) Remedy
9 7 (5.38%) Cisco
10 6 (4.62%) arcserve
10 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.08%) ThinPrint
13 3 (2.31%) IBM
13 3 (2.31%) Northgate
14 2 (1.54%) AppSense
14 2 (1.54%) Google
14 2 (1.54%) Juniper
14 2 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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