The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Terminal Services
England / London
Rank 390 421 398
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 8 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.045% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.46% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £235 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £393 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £323 £313
% change year-on-year -3.02% +3.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.25

Terminal Services 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2122 2186 1994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 9.87% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1502 1311
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 91 135
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in London

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in London

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Services in London

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in London

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +3 3 £235 - 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) VPN
6 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
6 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Replication
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 8 (34.78%) SSL
9 7 (30.43%) DHCP
9 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) SAN
10 6 (26.09%) MS Office
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (17.39%) Apache
5 4 (17.39%) IIS
6 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (34.78%) SSL
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) DHCP
4 7 (30.43%) DNS
4 7 (30.43%) VLAN
5 6 (26.09%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) IPsec
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) NAS
9 1 (4.35%) ADSL
9 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Support
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Server Building
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCITP
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCIE
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) BS7799
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) Veeam
7 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) Polycom