Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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.

Terminal Server
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 869 847
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 -15
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 18 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 36
UK median daily rate £313 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.19% +15.56%
10th Percentile £211 £123 £133
90th Percentile £436 £399 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £250
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 12140 13040 11718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 12.37% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7826 8176 6607
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +6.67%
10th Percentile £158 £175 £160
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 888 1261
UK median hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £47.25 £40.08 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.64% -1.61% +3.33%

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 22 October 2017.

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 10 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 22 October 2017. 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 +13 18 £313 -
UK excluding London +36 10 £350 -
London +6 8 £275 -
East of England -25 3 £350 -
South East - 3 £280 -
North of England +82 2 £130 -40.23%
Midlands +38 2 £400 +14.29%
West Midlands +32 2 £400 +14.29%
North West +33 1 £130 +4.00%
Yorkshire +28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Terminal Server.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) XenApp
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) VBScript
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) MSI
7 5 (27.78%) Office 365
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) AppSense
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
8 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
2 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 4 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) CCEA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MOS
4 1 (5.56%) VCP4
4 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) ThinApp
2 3 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Darktrace
5 1 (5.56%) Genesys