Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 551 564
Rank change year-on-year -54 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 20 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.089% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.72% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 26
London median daily rate £200 £363 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -38.30% +106.14%
10th Percentile £130 £175 £131
90th Percentile £443 £468 £938
England median daily rate £294 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +6.82% -15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
London median hourly rate £20.91 £16.15 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.47% +13.73% +5.19%
10th Percentile £20.37 £11.25 £14.10
90th Percentile £21.46 £24.13 £14.30
England median hourly rate £14.22 £16.15 £15.85
% change year-on-year -11.98% +1.89% -20.75%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,856 5,120 4,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.61% 12.27% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,259 3,542 2,880
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 145 187
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £39.15
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Central London -6 7 £220 -45.21% 2
West London -20 1 £300 - 2
North London - 1 - -
Terminal Services
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) Internet
5 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) SSL
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) Replication
5 8 (40.00%) IPsec
5 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (40.00%) BitLocker
5 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (20.00%) Thin Client

Terminal Services
Co-occurring 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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) Internet
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) IPsec
3 8 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.00%) iSeries
5 1 (5.00%) AS400
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) Presales
8 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (15.00%) IAG
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
7 2 (10.00%) Lotus
8 1 (5.00%) Epicor
8 1 (5.00%) Google
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) Intel
8 1 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.00%) Veeam