Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 868 847
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21 -16
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 22 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 36
UK median daily rate £275 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £199 £126 £133
90th Percentile £434 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £250
% change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00% -9.09%
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 12991 12955 11683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.34% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8433 8117 6649
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £156 £173 £158
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 888 1250
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.08
90th Percentile £47.20 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.58%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 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 -3 22 £275 -8.33% 1
UK excluding London +31 12 £350 +3.70%
London -3 10 £275 - 1
North of England +57 4 £130 -32.47%
Yorkshire +26 3 - -
South East - 3 £280 -
Midlands +28 2 £400 +14.29%
West Midlands +18 2 £400 +14.29%
East of England -4 2 £350 -
North West +29 1 £130 +4.00%
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 10 (45.45%) XenApp
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) AppSense
8 6 (27.27%) Office 365
8 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
9 5 (22.73%) VBScript
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) MSI
9 5 (22.73%) XenServer
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
9 5 (22.73%) EdgeSight
10 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
10 4 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DHCP
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 4 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MSI
2 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
2 4 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Front Office
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Expert
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.55%) Server Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
3 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) VBScript
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) CCEA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MOS
4 1 (4.55%) VCP4
4 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) XenApp
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) XenServer
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EdgeSight
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) ThinApp
3 3 (13.64%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Citrix
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (4.55%) Altiris
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Darktrace
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys