Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Terminal Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terminal Services over the 6 months to 26 October 2021 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.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 722 497 745
Rank change year-on-year -225 +248 +79
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 16 4 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 22
10th Percentile £155 £135 £200
25th Percentile £263 £146 £210
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £370 £168 £310
Median % change year-on-year +120.90% -45.97% +58.97%
75th Percentile £438 £209 £400
90th Percentile £478 £261 £423
UK median daily rate £370 £415 £310
% change year-on-year -10.84% +33.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.60 - £15.76
UK median hourly rate £17.60 - £15.76

Terminal Services is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,679 3,966 11,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.22% 14.36% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,946 2,689 8,174
10th Percentile £200 £225 £170
25th Percentile £383 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 150 546
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.70 £13.23
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.63 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.55% +10.16% -
75th Percentile £26.00 £35.56 £23.33
90th Percentile £63.40 £48.85 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Terminal Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terminal Services in England.

Daily rate trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terminal Services in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Terminal Services in England.

Hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
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 Services within the England region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -210 7 £265 +96.30% 4
East of England - 4 £120 - 1
South East -89 3 £425 +80.85%
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - - 5
Terminal Services
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) Azure
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) AWS
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (18.75%) VSAN
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) XenApp
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) IaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall

Terminal Services
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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (25.00%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Google Workspace
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (18.75%) VSAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) 802.11
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (12.50%) PowerCLI
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) vRealize
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.25%) Epicor
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam