Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 579 837 885
Rank change year-on-year +258 +48 -51
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 12 12 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.083% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £480 £188 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +156.00% -42.31% -
10th Percentile £210 £178 £231
90th Percentile £553 £463 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £188 £413
% change year-on-year +170.67% -54.55% +52.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 6,404 14,538 14,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 15.52% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,034 9,646 9,297
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £188 £180 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 625 863
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.92 £47.50 £45.39
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.49% +2.32% +3.33%

Terminal Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terminal Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terminal Server.

Daily rate trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terminal Server over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Terminal Server.

Hourly rate trend for Terminal Server in the UK

Terminal Server
Top 7 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 5 July 2020. 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 +266 12 £480 +156.00% 5
UK excluding London +209 8 £508 +170.67% 5
South East +142 5 £383 +101.58%
London - 4 £475 -
East of England - 2 £508 -
South West +78 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) VBScript
6 6 (50.00%) vSphere
6 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
8 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
8 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
8 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (33.33%) VB
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) AIX
8 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
8 4 (33.33%) McAfee
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) Lotus

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 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (16.67%) AutoIt
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Architecture Roadmap
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Lotus
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) CyberArk
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam