The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Terminal Services
England / North West
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 0 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category - - 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £323 £325
% change year-on-year -3.02% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 261 414 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.04% 10.83% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 208 154
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.65 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.47 £40.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in the North West

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in the North West

Terminal Services
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) COM

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix