Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 861 815
Rank change year-on-year +27 -46 +45
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 28 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.21% -19.08%
10th Percentile £178 £200 £163
90th Percentile £454 £426 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £406 £250
% change year-on-year -13.85% +62.50% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - £16.28
10th Percentile £14.60 - £16.17
90th Percentile £16.70 - £16.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £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 14,649 13,307 10,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.32% 13.16% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,711 8,639 6,739
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £181 £175 £163
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £358
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 737 744
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -0.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.61 £46.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.34
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.20% -4.14%

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 April 2019.

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 9 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 April 2019. 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 +24 28 £350 +16.67% 2
UK excluding London +18 28 £350 -13.85% 2
South East +30 13 £185 -
Midlands +2 8 £350 - 2
West Midlands -1 8 £350 - 2
South West -35 3 - -
Yorkshire -5 2 £205 -
North of England -18 2 £205 -49.54%
East of England - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) Office 365
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Symantec
7 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (28.57%) Service Management
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 8 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (28.57%) SCOM
8 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
9 6 (21.43%) SLA
9 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) Android
11 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) boto
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (14.29%) Android
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.71%) CentOS
7 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITSM
3 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (28.57%) SCOM
1 8 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (10.71%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Symantec
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Wyse
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) HP