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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
Rank 563 595 551
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -44
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 33 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.045% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.44% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 24
Median daily rate £240 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £240 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00

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
5211 5237 5265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.49% 10.24% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3101 2894
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 467 596
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 February 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 25 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 February 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 +53 28 £263 -16.00% 21
London +9 14 £238 -20.83%
South East +17 7 £383 +17.69% 3
Hampshire - 7 £383 - 1
Croydon - 5 - -
Edinburgh +21 3 £143 -
Scotland +19 3 £143 -
City of London - 3 £235 -
Exeter - 3 £135 -
Havant - 3 £288 -
Devon - 3 £135 -
South West - 3 £135 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 4
Chesterfield - 2 £300 -
South Wales - 2 £134 -
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
Derbyshire - 2 £300 - 3
Wales - 2 £134 -
North West +15 1 £115 -45.23% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £115 - 1
Hook - 1 £301 -
Basingstoke - 1 £440 -
Chester - 1 £115 - 1

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 53 (82.81%) Active Directory
2 49 (76.56%) Windows
3 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
4 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
5 31 (48.44%) Citrix
6 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
7 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (32.81%) DNS
8 21 (32.81%) VMware
9 20 (31.25%) Firewall
9 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (29.69%) DHCP
11 17 (26.56%) Cisco
12 16 (25.00%) WAN
12 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 16 (25.00%) ITIL
13 15 (23.44%) MS Office
13 15 (23.44%) VPN
13 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
13 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
13 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
14 14 (21.88%) Clustering
15 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
16 12 (18.75%) SCCM
16 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
16 12 (18.75%) IIS
16 12 (18.75%) HP

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 (51.56%) MS Exchange
2 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.75%) IIS
3 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.25%) Apache
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
3 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) DNS
2 20 (31.25%) Firewall
3 19 (29.69%) DHCP
4 16 (25.00%) WAN
5 15 (23.44%) VPN
6 12 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (18.75%) SAN
7 10 (15.63%) LAN
8 9 (14.06%) MPLS
8 9 (14.06%) SSL
8 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (14.06%) VLAN
9 4 (6.25%) ADSL
9 4 (6.25%) Internet
9 4 (6.25%) NAS
9 4 (6.25%) VoIP
10 3 (4.69%) IPsec
10 3 (4.69%) Network Security
10 3 (4.69%) Wireless
11 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Support Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Architect
4 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Active Directory Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) IT Support
8 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Exchange Support
9 4 (6.25%) Server Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) COM
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Clustering
2 9 (14.06%) Replication
3 8 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 8 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.69%) iPhone
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (3.13%) PKI
8 1 (1.56%) BYOD
8 1 (1.56%) CESG
8 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.56%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (17.19%) Unix
8 9 (14.06%) Linux
9 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.25%) Android
11 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.13%) CentOS
12 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.56%) Solaris
13 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) High Availability
4 6 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (9.38%) Server Building
5 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Time Management
7 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.94%) MCSE
5 5 (7.81%) CCNA
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.81%) MCP
6 4 (6.25%) CCIE
6 4 (6.25%) CCNP
6 4 (6.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) BS7799
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (82.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.06%) XenApp
5 6 (9.38%) Firmware
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.25%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) EdgeSight
2 6 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.25%) SafeCom
3 4 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView
6 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.56%) SCSM
6 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) Citrix
3 21 (32.81%) VMware
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) HP
6 10 (15.63%) Sophos
7 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.94%) Oracle
8 6 (9.38%) NetApp
9 4 (6.25%) Symantec
10 3 (4.69%) Apple
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) BT
11 2 (3.13%) Dell
11 2 (3.13%) Intel
11 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.13%) IronPort
11 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.56%) arcserve
12 1 (1.56%) Remedy