Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 856 816
Rank change year-on-year +40 -40 +6
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 17 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 41
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.73% +21.51%
10th Percentile £211 £105 £209
90th Percentile £436 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +46.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% - -
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 11375 13195 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.84% 12.20% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7311 8248 6676
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +1.35% +9.63% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 872 1277
UK median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +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 23 August 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 12 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 23 August 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 +30 16 £350 - 5
UK excluding London +42 13 £325 -7.14% 3
London +2 4 £413 +50.00% 2
North of England +65 3 £240 -23.20%
Midlands +21 3 £350 - 1
South East +21 3 £275 -38.89% 1
East of England -10 3 £350 -
West Midlands +40 2 £400 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +33 2 £350 +12.00%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £130 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Office 365
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Service Management
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) XenApp
9 4 (23.53%) XenServer
9 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
9 4 (23.53%) SCCM
9 4 (23.53%) MCITP
10 3 (17.65%) WSUS
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (17.65%) Problem Management

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Front Office
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Law
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Database Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Database Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) VMS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) CCA
5 1 (5.88%) CCEA
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MOS
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (23.53%) XenServer
4 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.88%) ThinApp
4 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Sun