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 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 632 597
Rank change year-on-year +56 -35  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 5 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 24
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £110 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £448 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £438 £325
% change year-on-year -31.42% +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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 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 4891 6631 5834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.91% 12.40% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 4070 3287
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £207 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 451 662
Median hourly rate £17.39 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +15.15%  

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 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 13 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 May 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 +36 4 £300 -14.28% 5
South East +28 1 £275 -38.88% 1
East of England +3 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Fareham - 1 £275 -
Harrogate - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £275 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) ITIL
7 8 (44.44%) SAN
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) XenApp
9 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 6 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (27.78%) Change Management
11 4 (22.22%) Firewall
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 4 (22.22%) Change Control
11 4 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) SMS
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Database Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) BYOD
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Change Control
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
7 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Server Building
7 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) Genesys
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) Wyse
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