Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 608 616 582
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34 -6
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 26 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.031% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 14
London median daily rate £185 £223 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.85% -46.16% +10.20%
10th Percentile £131 £146 £184
90th Percentile £244 £538 £473
England median daily rate £195 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -29.09% -8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
London median hourly rate £15.50 £20.91 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.87% +67.28% -11.97%
10th Percentile £13.75 £20.37 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.25 £21.46 £21.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £13.98 £22.13
% change year-on-year +53.76% -36.80% -63.31%

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 7,113 5,200 5,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.42% 11.67% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,241 3,656 3,669
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +14.65%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £638 £607
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 132 143
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +28.79% -2.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.25 £57.00 £39.05
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
West London -19 3 - -
North London 0 2 - -
Central London -21 2 £155 -58.39% 4
South London - 1 £110 -
Terminal Services
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) Citrix
3 12 (46.15%) Office 365
4 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Skype
7 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
7 7 (26.92%) Mitel
7 7 (26.92%) Retail
8 6 (23.08%) SCCM
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) MCSA
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (19.23%) MSI
9 5 (19.23%) AdminStudio
9 5 (19.23%) IPsec
9 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing

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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Skype
1 7 (26.92%) VPN
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) VoIP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) IPsec
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) PPTP
5 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (3.85%) FTP
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) AdminStudio
1 5 (19.23%) MSI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Desktop Support
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Packager
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Android
9 1 (3.85%) Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSA
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 2 (7.69%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCSM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Mitel
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) ConnectWise
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.54%) Sophos
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Epicor
5 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Varonis