Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 September 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 179 187
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 5 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.093% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.32% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Scotland median daily rate £305 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +15.21% +177.02%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £246
90th Percentile £309 £442 £432
UK median daily rate £195 £288 £313
% change year-on-year -32.17% -8.15% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £11.05 -
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £13.75 £22.13
% change year-on-year +25.45% -37.85% +16.14%

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 656 456 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.19% 9.56% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 242 413
Scotland median daily rate £375 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £130 £124 £162
90th Percentile £544 £518 £469
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 40
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -44.44% +94.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.38 £14.86
90th Percentile £42.77 £37.50 £42.10
UK median hourly rate £16.10 £16.75 £16.40
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.18% +2.47%

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in Scotland

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in Scotland

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in Scotland

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Glasgow -7 2 - -
Renfrewshire -28 1 £300 -20.00%
Terminal Services
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) vRealize
2 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
2 3 (60.00%) VSAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware NSX
2 3 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Terminal Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VSAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware NSX
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (60.00%) vRealize
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP