Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 810 851
Rank change year-on-year -36 +41 -25
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 23 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 32
UK median daily rate £275 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +40.68%
10th Percentile £200 £127 £118
90th Percentile £426 £372 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £240 £313
% change year-on-year +69.27% -23.20% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 12,803 11,508 10,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.18% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,345 7,180 6,358
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £162 £163 £158
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 834 1,112
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £44.43 £40.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -6 23 £275 +3.77% 9
UK excluding London 0 13 £406 +69.27% 7
London -38 10 £275 - 2
North of England +40 7 £406 +62.50% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 1
South East - 4 - - 2
North West +15 2 £413 +230.00%
West Midlands +9 1 - - 1
Midlands -2 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) XenApp
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
9 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) EdgeSight
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
10 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
10 5 (21.74%) Validation
10 5 (21.74%) VBScript
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (17.39%) MCSA
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) VB
11 4 (17.39%) SMTP
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) Firewall

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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
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%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
1 4 (17.39%) SMTP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MSI
2 3 (13.04%) InstallShield
2 3 (13.04%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Front Office
4 2 (8.70%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
2 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VBScript
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MOS
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) XenApp
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (17.39%) XenServer
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) EdgeSight
2 3 (13.04%) ThinApp
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) MOM
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Advent
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) BT
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Genesys
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam