The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 April 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.

Microsoft Terminal Services
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 256 242
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 10 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.45% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
Median daily rate £375 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.80% -10.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £355 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £317 £294
% change year-on-year +35.07% +7.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year - +14.85%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 996 1377 1301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.04% 14.16% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 843 663
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £344
% change year-on-year +3.12% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 142
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +15.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in the South East

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services in the South East over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Services in the South East

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in the South East

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Hampshire +6 8 £300 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +25 2 £463 +42.46% 1
Terminal Services
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) HP
5 8 (50.00%) IIS
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) vSphere
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (25.00%) PKI
9 4 (25.00%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (25.00%) Firmware
9 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (25.00%) XML
9 4 (25.00%) .NET

Terminal Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
1 4 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) WinSCP
2 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (25.00%) BDD
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
1 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Scrum
1 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) F#
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) Firmware
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (25.00%) vRealize
2 2 (12.50%) SafeCom
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) BT
5 2 (12.50%) IronPort
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec