The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Terminal Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terminal Services 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.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 583 546
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37  
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 19 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 1.01% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 40
Median daily rate £425 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.78% +4.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £317 £288
% change year-on-year +35.86% +10.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +52.63%  

Terminal Services 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 Services
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Terminal Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Terminal Services.

Contractor daily rate trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services 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 +19 18 £425 +41.54% 24
South East +23 8 £425 +35.78% 8
Hampshire +11 6 £275 -14.06% 2
London +13 5 £225 +12.50% 1
Andover - 4 £425 -
East of England +6 3 £450 +50.00%
City of London -10 2 £190 -
Colchester - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £463 - 2
South West - 2 £428 - 2
Essex - 2 £450 -
South Wales +9 1 £450 +12.50%
Wales +6 1 £450 +12.50%
Bridgend +1 1 £450 +12.50%
Bracknell - 1 £463 -
Fareham - 1 £275 -
Southampton - 1 £250 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services 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 Services.

1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 30 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 20 (39.22%) VMware
8 16 (31.37%) Cisco
9 15 (29.41%) HP
9 15 (29.41%) Firewall
10 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
10 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
11 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
11 13 (25.49%) VPN
11 13 (25.49%) DNS
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 13 (25.49%) Citrix
11 13 (25.49%) Migration
12 12 (23.53%) IIS
12 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
12 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
13 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (21.57%) Linux
13 11 (21.57%) DHCP
13 11 (21.57%) Clustering
13 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (21.57%) Replication

Terminal Services
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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (23.53%) IIS
4 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.92%) Apache
8 1 (1.96%) Confluence
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.96%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
2 6 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 13 (25.49%) VPN
3 11 (21.57%) DHCP
4 10 (19.61%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (19.61%) SSL
4 10 (19.61%) WAN
5 8 (15.69%) MPLS
5 8 (15.69%) SAN
6 7 (13.73%) LAN
7 6 (11.76%) PuTTY
7 6 (11.76%) VLAN
7 6 (11.76%) WinSCP
8 5 (9.80%) LDAP
9 4 (7.84%) Internet
9 4 (7.84%) IPsec
9 4 (7.84%) Wireless
10 3 (5.88%) ADSL
10 3 (5.88%) NAS
10 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (11.76%) Selenium
1 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
1 6 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Server Support
5 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) Flash
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
1 11 (21.57%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.84%) iPhone
2 4 (7.84%) PKI
2 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) CESG
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.57%) Linux
6 9 (17.65%) Unix
7 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.88%) Android
10 2 (3.92%) CentOS
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Server Building
5 7 (13.73%) High Availability
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.84%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) F#
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) VB
3 2 (3.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (15.69%) MCITP
5 5 (9.80%) MCP
6 4 (7.84%) CCIE
6 4 (7.84%) CCNA
6 4 (7.84%) CCNP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.84%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) MCTS
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.76%) vSphere
5 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
5 4 (7.84%) XenApp
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) Firmware
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
1 6 (11.76%) vRealize
2 2 (3.92%) EdgeSight
2 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) PowerCLI
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.92%) WMI
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 15 (29.41%) HP
5 13 (25.49%) Citrix
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle
7 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.80%) Apple
9 4 (7.84%) NetApp
9 4 (7.84%) Sophos
9 4 (7.84%) Veeam
10 2 (3.92%) BT
10 2 (3.92%) Intel
10 2 (3.92%) IronPort
10 2 (3.92%) McAfee
10 2 (3.92%) Remedy
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
11 1 (1.96%) arcserve
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
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