Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 783 774
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -100
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 71 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.092% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 67
England median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £134 £149 £213
90th Percentile £541 £438 £825
UK median daily rate £281 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% -14.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 8
England median hourly rate £13.75 £21.75 £19.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.78% +14.17% -4.75%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.25 £9.55
90th Percentile £21.36 £31.50 £163.38
UK median hourly rate £13.73 £21.75 £19.05
% change year-on-year -36.86% +14.17% -4.75%

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 12131 12051 10696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.79% 12.32% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7944 7625 6190
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 810 1165
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.78 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in England

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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
East of England +5 25 £300 -
London -39 17 £215 -46.35% 4
Midlands +33 14 £156 -60.94% 3
West Midlands +43 11 £113 - 2
South East 0 9 £550 +99.82% 2
North of England +46 6 £288 +10.58% 7
North East +51 3 £288 +10.58% 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £275 -4.35% 2
East Midlands -9 3 £213 -46.88% 1
Terminal Services
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
2 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
3 41 (57.75%) Windows
4 40 (56.34%) VMware
5 32 (45.07%) Citrix
5 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (42.25%) Hyper-V
7 26 (36.62%) SCCM
7 26 (36.62%) ITIL
8 25 (35.21%) Cisco
9 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
9 22 (30.99%) NetApp
10 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
11 18 (25.35%) Symantec
12 17 (23.94%) Thin Client
12 17 (23.94%) IBM
12 17 (23.94%) Fat Client
13 16 (22.54%) Skype for Business
13 16 (22.54%) Service Management
13 16 (22.54%) SQL
13 16 (22.54%) HP
13 16 (22.54%) SAN
14 15 (21.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
14 15 (21.13%) Mobile Device Management
15 14 (19.72%) DNS
15 14 (19.72%) DHCP
15 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
15 14 (19.72%) DameWare
15 14 (19.72%) Windows Server

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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (22.54%) Skype for Business
3 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.82%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.41%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) SAN
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
2 14 (19.72%) DNS
3 10 (14.08%) Skype
3 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.27%) Firewall
4 8 (11.27%) iSCSI
4 8 (11.27%) VPN
5 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (9.86%) Internet
5 7 (9.86%) NAS
6 6 (8.45%) IPsec
6 6 (8.45%) SSL
6 6 (8.45%) WebEx
7 5 (7.04%) LAN
7 5 (7.04%) WAN
8 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.63%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 17 (23.94%) Fat Client
2 17 (23.94%) Thin Client
3 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
3 13 (18.31%) Replication
4 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.27%) Clustering
6 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.63%) NHS
8 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.82%) PDA
9 1 (1.41%) CESG
9 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.41%) iSeries
9 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.86%) Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.04%) Mac OS
6 5 (7.04%) SUSE
7 4 (5.63%) Unix
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.82%) Debian
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Service Management
3 15 (21.13%) Mobile Device Management
4 13 (18.31%) ITSM
5 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (14.08%) Software Deployment
7 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.27%) Line Management
9 7 (9.86%) Active Listening
9 7 (9.86%) Migration
9 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.68%) MCSA
3 8 (11.27%) MCSE
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) CCA
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.82%) MCP
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
2 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (42.25%) Hyper-V
4 13 (18.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (14.08%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
8 6 (8.45%) BitLocker
9 5 (7.04%) XenApp
10 4 (5.63%) vSphere
10 4 (5.63%) XenServer
11 2 (2.82%) IAG
12 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (36.62%) SCCM
2 15 (21.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (19.72%) DameWare
4 11 (15.49%) WSUS
5 10 (14.08%) SafeCom
6 8 (11.27%) Backup Exec
7 7 (9.86%) SCOM
8 6 (8.45%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (8.45%) NetBackup
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
11 1 (1.41%) EdgeSight
11 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
2 40 (56.34%) VMware
3 32 (45.07%) Citrix
4 25 (35.21%) Cisco
5 22 (30.99%) NetApp
6 18 (25.35%) Symantec
7 17 (23.94%) IBM
8 16 (22.54%) HP
9 10 (14.08%) McAfee
9 10 (14.08%) Wyse
10 7 (9.86%) 3PAR
10 7 (9.86%) Dell
11 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
11 6 (8.45%) CommVault
11 6 (8.45%) EqualLogic
11 6 (8.45%) Veritas
12 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.63%) Intel
13 4 (5.63%) Meraki
14 3 (4.23%) arcserve