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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Terminal Server
UK
Rank 587 606 590
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 12 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.042% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 22
Median daily rate £270 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +39.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £278 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £253 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -36.87% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.74

Terminal Server 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 with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4980 5701 5319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.14% 10.79% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3162 3452 2915
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 440 599
Median hourly rate £16.88 £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Terminal Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Terminal Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Top 21 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 3 months to 23 March 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
England +22 9 £350 -12.50% 1
Glasgow - 3 £175 -
Scotland - 3 £175 - 1
London +14 2 £384 +3.64% 1
South East +7 2 £350 -17.64%
Yorkshire - 2 £308 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £204 -
East Midlands - 2 £204 -
City of London +7 1 £382 -10.11%
East of England -6 1 £425 +17.24%
Essex -11 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Fareham - 1 £275 -
Harrogate - 1 £350 -
Daventry - 1 £195 -
Leeds - 1 £265 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) VMware
5 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL
7 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (40.00%) XenApp
9 8 (40.00%) SAN
9 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (35.00%) Cisco
10 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
11 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (30.00%) Firewall
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (30.00%) SQL
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (25.00%) MCSE
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (25.00%) Change Management
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments

Terminal Server
Top Related 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) SMS
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Gentoo
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Server Building
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCA
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) XenApp
4 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (5.00%) vSphere
9 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) DameWare
3 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) Genesys
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) QNX
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Wyse