Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 563 596 806
Rank change year-on-year +33 +210 -4
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 37 25 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.083% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 31
10th Percentile £113 £164 £155
25th Percentile £120 £220 £182
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £145 £400 £200
Median % change year-on-year -63.75% +100.00% -31.91%
75th Percentile £329 £410 £300
90th Percentile £414 £468 £319
UK median daily rate £146 £400 £200
% change year-on-year -63.47% +100.00% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.27 £38.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -51.92% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.27 £38.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -51.92% +145.16% +29.17%

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 6,482 7,500 13,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.60% 15.63% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,514 5,096 9,042
10th Percentile £225 £175 £193
25th Percentile £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £468 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.22% -1.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £660 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 376 558
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.21 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.07 £13.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.95 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% +2.73% +4.04%
75th Percentile £43.81 £21.00 £25.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.90 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.94% +4.55% +4.04%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
East of England +52 25 £120 -47.25% 1
South East +47 5 £405 +170.00%
London -27 4 £340 -15.00% 1
North of England +45 2 £160 -60.00%
South West +51 1 £575 +64.29%
Yorkshire +30 1 £175 -56.25%
North West - 1 £145 -
Terminal Services
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (37.84%) ITIL
5 13 (35.14%) Service Management
6 12 (32.43%) NHS
6 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco
7 9 (24.32%) ITSM
7 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
7 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.62%) SLA
9 7 (18.92%) Citrix
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) DameWare
10 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.22%) Server Management
10 6 (16.22%) Social Skills
11 5 (13.51%) Active Listening
11 5 (13.51%) Azure
11 5 (13.51%) MCDST
11 5 (13.51%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (13.51%) CCNP

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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (13.51%) Azure
3 3 (8.11%) AWS
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.11%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) VSAN
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
General
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Social Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
1 14 (37.84%) Service Analyst
1 14 (37.84%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Itk
2 1 (2.70%) OpenID
2 1 (2.70%) SAML
2 1 (2.70%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) NHS
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITSM
3 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.22%) Server Management
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Active Listening
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Ergonomics
8 1 (2.70%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) MCDST
2 5 (13.51%) MCP
2 5 (13.51%) MCSA
2 5 (13.51%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) HDFS
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) DameWare
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) PowerCLI
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Axway
5 2 (5.41%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Qualys
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.70%) QNAP
6 1 (2.70%) Synology
6 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard