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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 573 603 558
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 61 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 1.00% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 35
Median daily rate £301 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.52 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £122.50 £20.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £60.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-53.56% +217.36%

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
6312 6082 5766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.84% 10.42% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4010 3422 3194
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 614 662
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.24 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +15 56 £300 -7.61% 20
London +18 22 £400 +36.75% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £260 -
North East - 13 £260 -
Tyne and Wear - 13 £260 -
South East +4 7 £313 +31.68% 4
Hampshire +7 6 £301 +33.55%
South West +8 4 £250 +42.85% 3
Southwark - 4 - -
City of London +34 3 £402 -3.25%
Scotland +12 3 £425 +261.70%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £288 +23.65%
Yorkshire +3 3 £288 +23.65%
East Midlands 0 3 £400 +33.33% 4
Leeds -1 3 £288 +23.65%
Lincoln - 3 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £400 -
Hook - 3 £301 -
East of England +3 2 - - 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £446 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Stafford - 2 - -
Erskine - 2 £446 -
Cambridgeshire +28 1 - - 3
Edinburgh +5 1 £118 -
Surrey -2 1 £325 -7.14% 2
Bristol -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -8 1 - -
Watford -14 1 - -

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 126 (94.74%) Windows
2 120 (90.23%) Active Directory
3 103 (77.44%) Citrix
4 91 (68.42%) ITIL
5 87 (65.41%) DNS
6 85 (63.91%) DHCP
7 83 (62.41%) Windows Server
8 76 (57.14%) SQL Server
9 75 (56.39%) SQL
10 71 (53.38%) Microsoft
11 66 (49.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (48.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (47.37%) HP
14 59 (44.36%) VMware
15 55 (41.35%) MS Excel
16 53 (39.85%) Security Cleared
17 51 (38.35%) PowerShell
18 50 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (37.59%) XenApp
19 44 (33.08%) SAN
20 41 (30.83%) SC Cleared
21 39 (29.32%) VBScript
22 38 (28.57%) Clustering
23 37 (27.82%) MS Exchange
24 34 (25.56%) Firewall
25 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Clustering
26 31 (23.31%) IIS
26 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
27 28 (21.05%) SharePoint
28 27 (20.30%) 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 37 (27.82%) MS Exchange
2 31 (23.31%) IIS
3 28 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 22 (16.54%) Apache
5 21 (15.79%) IBM Notes
6 20 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.50%) nginx
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 55 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) SaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (65.41%) DNS
2 85 (63.91%) DHCP
3 44 (33.08%) SAN
4 34 (25.56%) Firewall
5 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (4.51%) Internet
8 5 (3.76%) Wireless
9 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.01%) VPN
9 4 (3.01%) WAN
10 3 (2.26%) LAN
11 2 (1.50%) LDAP
11 2 (1.50%) SNMP
12 1 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.75%) DSL
12 1 (0.75%) Extranet
12 1 (0.75%) MPLS
12 1 (0.75%) VLAN
12 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.50%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (18.05%) MSI
2 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.50%) Hudson
2 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.27%) Legal
2 10 (7.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Wintel Support
5 14 (10.53%) Wintel Specialist
6 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.77%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.77%) Server Support
6 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.02%) Administrator
7 8 (6.02%) Incident Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (5.26%) Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) ODBC
3 2 (1.50%) J2EE
3 2 (1.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.57%) Clustering
2 19 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 17 (12.78%) Fat Client
3 17 (12.78%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.77%) CMDB
5 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.51%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (3.76%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.01%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.26%) Replication
10 2 (1.50%) BYOD
10 2 (1.50%) CESG
10 2 (1.50%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (94.74%) Windows
2 83 (62.41%) Windows Server
3 66 (49.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (48.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.76%) Linux
10 4 (3.01%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.50%) Android
11 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.50%) CentOS
11 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (68.42%) ITIL
2 27 (20.30%) ITIL V3
3 23 (17.29%) High Availability
4 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
5 21 (15.79%) Application Packaging
6 19 (14.29%) Change Management
6 19 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.03%) Problem Management
8 15 (11.28%) CRM
9 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
10 12 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.27%) Service Management
11 11 (8.27%) Workflow
12 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.77%) Escalation Management
12 9 (6.77%) ITSM
12 9 (6.77%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (5.26%) Document Management
13 7 (5.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.39%) SQL
2 51 (38.35%) PowerShell
3 39 (29.32%) VBScript
4 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.50%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) Perl
5 2 (1.50%) PHP
5 2 (1.50%) Python
5 2 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (39.85%) Security Cleared
2 41 (30.83%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) MCSE
6 4 (3.01%) MCP
6 4 (3.01%) MCSA
7 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.50%) CCNA
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CCA
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.75%) MCTS
9 1 (0.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 120 (90.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (37.59%) XenApp
3 23 (17.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (7.52%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (3.76%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.76%) XenServer
8 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.26%) vSphere
10 2 (1.50%) vCloud
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 24 (18.05%) OpenView
3 22 (16.54%) Perfmon
4 21 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (14.29%) HP SIM
6 15 (11.28%) SCCM
7 11 (8.27%) Backup Exec
8 10 (7.52%) NetBackup
9 9 (6.77%) SCOM
10 4 (3.01%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (1.50%) Ansible
12 2 (1.50%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.50%) Kibana
12 2 (1.50%) logstash
12 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (1.50%) Puppet
12 2 (1.50%) Salt
12 2 (1.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 103 (77.44%) Citrix
2 71 (53.38%) Microsoft
3 63 (47.37%) HP
4 59 (44.36%) VMware
5 26 (19.55%) Oracle
6 21 (15.79%) Lotus
7 11 (8.27%) Symantec
8 8 (6.02%) Dell
8 8 (6.02%) Remedy
9 7 (5.26%) Cisco
10 6 (4.51%) arcserve
10 6 (4.51%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.01%) IBM
12 3 (2.26%) Google
12 3 (2.26%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.26%) Northgate
12 3 (2.26%) Sophos
12 3 (2.26%) ThinPrint
13 2 (1.50%) MobileIron
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