Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 815 834
Rank change year-on-year -44 +19 -34
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 23 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 23
UK median daily rate £300 £265 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -22.06% +29.52%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £133
90th Percentile £426 £406 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +62.50% -28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

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 13,332 10,592 11,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 11.51% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,644 6,688 7,043
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £163 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 742 730 970
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +1.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.83 £46.76 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 April 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 11 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 April 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 -27 23 £300 +4.35% 13
UK excluding London -34 14 £406 +62.50% 12
London -42 9 £275 -28.29% 1
North of England -8 8 £406 +57.77% 1
Yorkshire -10 4 - - 1
South East -21 4 - - 2
North West - 3 £413 -
West Midlands -5 1 - - 7
Midlands -14 1 - - 9
North East - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
8 5 (21.74%) Ivanti
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
9 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (17.39%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) XenServer
9 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop

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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
2 4 (17.39%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) Broadband
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Intranet
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
2 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.04%) Android
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
2 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
2 5 (21.74%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
3 4 (17.39%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Ivanti
5 4 (17.39%) Bloomberg
5 4 (17.39%) MarketAxess
5 4 (17.39%) Tradeweb
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) Advent
7 1 (4.35%) BT
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam