Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Terminal Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terminal Server over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Terminal Server
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 874 871
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 28 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 15
UK median daily rate £331 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.45% - -
10th Percentile £178 £199 £126
90th Percentile £453 £433 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.36% +7.69% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Terminal Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,997 13,056 12,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.26% 12.64% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,493 8,483 7,832
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £170
90th Percentile £625 £613 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 882 703 862
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.48 £46.98 £43.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% +1.67% -3.23%

Terminal Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terminal Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Server over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Server within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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
England +7 28 £331 +20.45% 8
UK excluding London -15 28 £331 -5.36% 8
South East -1 10 £243 -13.39% 1
Midlands -4 7 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -25 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire -7 4 £281 - 1
East of England -7 4 £525 +50.00% 1
North of England -13 4 £281 +6.13% 3
South West -23 3 £313 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server 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 with a requirement for Terminal Server.

1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (39.29%) Office 365
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Service Management
7 7 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
7 7 (25.00%) Symantec
7 7 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (25.00%) SCOM
8 6 (21.43%) Android
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) F5
10 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 4 (14.29%) MCSA

Terminal Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) AWS Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) boto
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (21.43%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.14%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
1 7 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Symantec
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Wyse