The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Terminal Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terminal Server over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Terminal Server
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 609 576
Rank change year-on-year +25 -33  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 8 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.033% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.29% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 28
Median daily rate £325 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.16% -9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £110 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -42.64% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - £11.74

Terminal Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4710 5881 5352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.98% 11.44% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3031 3682 3007
Median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 440 630
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.84 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +2.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

Terminal Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Terminal Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Server in England

Terminal Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Terminal Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Server in England

Terminal Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Server in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Server in England

Terminal Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Server in England

Terminal Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Server within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
East Midlands - 3 £213 -
London +26 2 £384 +248.63% 1
South East +9 2 £350 -20.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Terminal Server
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Terminal Server.

1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) XenApp
7 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (26.67%) MCSE
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Terminal Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Gentoo
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Server Building
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) AppSense
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
6 1 (6.67%) Genesys
6 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) QNX
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Wyse
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