Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 781 801
Rank change year-on-year +218 +20 -36
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 22 38 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 51
Median daily rate £325 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -33.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £145 £151 £180
90th Percentile £504 £334 £400
UK median daily rate £400 £203 £300
% change year-on-year +97.53% -32.50% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £24.15 - £10.16
90th Percentile £53.85 - £60.00
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +145.16% +29.17% -31.43%

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 6,339 12,955 12,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.57% 15.64% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,102 8,729 8,223
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £190 £185
90th Percentile £640 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 520 732
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.98 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.16% +4.69% +1.34%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.71 £47.83 £45.83
Median hourly rate £19.25 £16.74 £15.86
% change year-on-year +14.98% +5.56% -0.88%

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 2 June 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Terminal Services in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 2 June 2020. 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 +183 13 £350 +84.21% 1
East of England +59 4 £228 +21.33%
North of England +73 2 £400 +70.21%
South East +129 1 £150 -53.85%
Midlands +75 1 - -
Yorkshire +67 1 £400 +28.00%
West Midlands +63 1 - -
South West +53 1 £350 +27.27% 1
North East +28 1 - -
Terminal Services
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 16 (72.73%) Citrix
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) SCCM
7 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 7 (31.82%) VBScript
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Banking
8 6 (27.27%) VB
8 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
8 6 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
8 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Automation
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) UiPath
9 5 (22.73%) XenApp
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (22.73%) Azure
10 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) SLA
10 4 (18.18%) Office 365
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) AWS
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
1 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Police
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Process Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Presales
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) VBScript
3 6 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
5 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.09%) Firmware
7 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
8 1 (4.55%) vCloud
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) ThinApp
3 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Citrix
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) UiPath
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Ivanti
6 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel